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Responses to people with disability in the justice system are often ‘inadequate’ and can significantly impact their rights to justice.

A report commissioned by the Disability Royal Commission has found some police responses to people with disability are inadequate an

Responses to people with disability in the justice system are often ‘inadequate’ and can significantly impact their rights to justice.

Alarming rates of family, domestic and sexual violence of women and girls with disability to be examined in hearing

In a two day hearing commencing on Wednesday 13 October, the Disability Royal Commission will be hearing from expert witnesses and disability advocates on ho

Alarming rates of family, domestic and sexual violence of women and girls with disability to be examined in hearing

The Disability Royal Commission releases overview of responses to the ‘Promoting Inclusion’ issues paper

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability has published an Overview of responses to

The Disability Royal Commission releases overview of responses to the ‘Promoting Inclusion’ issues paper.

South Australian Government responds to several proposed adverse findings

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability will hold an additional day of Public hear

South Australian Government responds to several proposed adverse findings

COVID-19 vaccine strategy and roll-out for people with disability ‘seriously deficient’ – draft report

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability has today released the draft Commissioners’

COVID-19 vaccine strategy and roll-out for people with disability ‘seriously deficient’ – draft report

Royal Commission examines experiences of First Nations children with disability in out-of-home care

The Disability Royal Commission will seek to understand the systemic problems experienced by First Nations children with disability in out-of-home care when

Royal Commission examines experiences of First Nations children with disability in out-of-home care

Royal Commission hears from Sunnyfield Disability Services

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability will hold an additional day of Public hear

Royal Commission hears from Sunnyfield Disability Services

Royal Commission’s Senior Counsel, Dr Kerri Mellifont QC, appointed to the Supreme Court of Queensland

The Chair of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability, Ronald Sackville AO QC, has congratulated Dr Kerr

Royal Commission’s Senior Counsel, Dr Kerri Mellifont QC, appointed to the Supreme Court of Queensland

Record growth in submissions

The first six months of 2021 showed considerable progress for the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.

Record growth in submissions