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Disability Royal Commission suspends all public events

Royal Commission IMAGE of woman holding scales (of justice)

Disability Royal Commission suspends all public events Please note that the Disability Royal Commission has suspended public hearings, due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus.  This includes  upcoming hearings on: education scheduled for next week in Brisbane, Queensland justice scheduled for April in Brisbane, Queensland First Nations people with disability scheduled for May in […]

Source: AFDO

Disability Royal Commission: help fix submission form

To help people give their information to the Disability Royal Commission* a submission form was designed. DANA explained to the Commissioners that there were problems with their submission form: the questions were too long and complicated not all questions aligned...

“We’re not ready”: Disability Royal Commission

Greens senator Jordon Steele-John says the Disability Royal Commission is not ready to go. "Disabled people have fought for decades for this opportunity for justice. We cannot afford to put this at risk simply because the commission wishes to be seen to be doing...

Indigenous communities: hidden stories of abuse

The Disability Royal Commission will bring forward the hidden stories of abuse in indigenous communities. “People are bringing up vulnerable experiences and what support is after that? They haven’t talked about, or funded appropriately, healing programs and support...

Follow the Royal Commission as it unfolds

ABC Television has created a webpage where it will file all its news stories on this Royal Commission - https://www.abc.net.au/news/story-streams/disability-royal-commission/