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Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

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Public hearing 15 postponed until August 2021

Homepage Intro section

Public hearing 15 postponed until August 2021

Webcast of the proceedings

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Submissions received


Phone enquiries


Issues papers published


Responses to issues papers


Private sessions held

What you need to know section

Counselling and support

Counselling & support

Discover how you can access free counselling and support services, including support when attending a public hearing or private session, and other useful contacts.

Our schedule

The schedule provides a list of upcoming events in 2021
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Share your story

We want to hear about your experiences of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation. Discover ways you can share your experiences with us.
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Public hearings

What are public hearings? Discover what is involved in being a witness at a public hearing, how you can apply for leave to appear at a public hearing, and what is involved in being a witness at a public hearing.
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First Nations people

Information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability.

Culturally and linguistically diverse communities

If you are a person with a disability from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, and you have experienced violence, abuse neglect or exploitati