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Public hearing 13: Preventing and responding to violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation in disability services (a Case Study)

The Royal Commission will hold a public hearing in Homebush from Monday, 24 May to Friday, 28 May 2021. 

Public hearing 12: The experiences of people with disability, in the context of the Australian Government’s approach to the COVID 19 vaccine rollout

The Royal Commission will hold a public hearing in Sydney. The hearing will be closed to the public but will be live-streamed on the Royal Commission website.

Public hearing 11: The experiences of people with cognitive disability in the criminal justice system

The Royal Commission held a public hearing in Brisbane from Tuesday 16 February – Thursday 25 February 2021.

Public hearing 10: Education and training of health professionals in relation to people with cognitive disability

The Royal Commission held a public hearing in Sydney on Tuesday 15 December 2020 and Wednesday 16 December 2020. The hearing was closed to the public but was live streamed on the Royal Commission website.

Public hearing 9: Pathways and barriers to open employment for people with disability

The Royal Commission held a public hearing in Brisbane from Monday, 7 December 2020 to Friday, 11 December 2020. 

Public hearing 8: The experiences of First Nations people with disability and their families in contact with child protection systems

The Royal Commission held a public hearing in Brisbane from Monday, 23 November 2020 to Friday, 27 November 2020. The hearing was closed to the public but was live-streamed on the Royal Commission website.

Public hearing 7: Barriers to accessing a safe, quality and inclusive school education and life course impacts

The Royal Commission held a public hearing in Brisbane from Monday, 12 October 2020 to Friday, 16 October 2020. The hearing was closed to the public but was live streamed on the Royal Commission website.

Public hearing 6: Psychotropic medication, behaviour support and behaviours of concern

The Royal Commission held a public hearing in Sydney beginning Tuesday 22 September 2020. The hearing was closed to the public and was live streamed on the Royal Commission website.