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Royal Commission holds community forums in Tasmania

The Royal Commission is holding community forums in Hobart, Tasmania on Tuesday 26 November 2019.
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First Royal Commission hearing to focus on education

​​The first hearing of the Royal Commission on Monday 4 November will focus on education.
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Royal Commission holds community forums in South Australia

The Royal Commission is holding community forums in South Australia in November 2019.
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Royal Commission releases Education issues paper

The Royal Commission has released an issues paper on education and learning.
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Royal Commission to hold first public hearing in Townsville

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability will hold its first public hearing in the north Queensland city of Townsville next month.
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Historic inquiry opens in Brisbane

The Royal Commission officially opens in Brisbane today.
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Royal Commission welcomes new appointment

Today the Minister for Families and Social Services, Senator the Hon Anne Ruston MP, announced the appointment of a seventh Commissioner, the Hon Roslyn Atkinson AO, to the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.
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Townsville talks to Disability Royal Commission

Today the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability held its first community forum, in Townsville.
Commissioner Mason and Auslan interpreter standing talking to group of people

Submissions and information line now open

The Royal Commission is now accepting submissions. Our information line is also available if you need assistance to make a submission or have questions about the Commission and its work.
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First Public Sitting to be held in Brisbane

The Royal Commission will hold its first public sitting in Brisbane on Monday 16 September 2019.
The Honourable Ronald Sackville AO QC sitting at desk with a microphone