The Royal Commission has published the Commissioner’s Report on Public hearing 21, which examined the experiences of people with disability engaging with the Disability Employment Services (DES) program.
Starting on Monday 12 December, the Disability Royal Commission is holding a five-day public hearing in Brisbane, exploring what needs to be done to create a more inclusive society that supports people with disability from all walks of life across Australia.
Commissioner Dr Rhonda Galbally AC from the Disability Royal Commission has used the theme for this year’s International Day of People with Disability (IDPWD) to draw attention to the importance of translating innovative projects and programs into systemic change.
From 3 to 5 November 2022, the Disability Royal Commission engagement team hosted two online workshops focused on the experiences of violence, abuse neglect and exploitation of persons with disability using domestic air travel and in airports.
Today the Disability Royal Commission has published a research report titled Complaint mechanisms: Reporting pathways for violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation, prepared by researchers from the University of Sydney, the University of Melbourne and the University of Technology Sydney.
Starting on 24 October 2022 the Disability Royal Commission will hold its twenty-ninth public hearing in Melbourne to examine the experiences of violence against, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability from culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) communities. This includes people from the d/Deaf, Deafblind and hard of hearing community who identify as CaLD.
At its twenty-eighth public hearing, the Disability Royal Commission will hear evidence from people with disability who have experienced various forms of violence and abuse in public places, often at the hands of strangers.