Our public hearings
The public hearing will explore the barriers in the education system to students with disability in accessing and obtaining a quality education, and experiences of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation, and the consequences which flow to students and their families when students who have not been given proper access to equitable education. This hearing is due to take place later in 2020.
The Royal Commission hearing in Sydney is scheduled to begin on Tuesday 18 August. The hearing will be closed to the public, but will be live streamed on the Royal Commission website.
The Royal Commission held a public hearing in Sydney from 18 February to 28 February 2020.
The hearing was the start of the Royal Commission’s examination of issues relating to the provision of health care to people with disability.
The Royal Commission held a public hearing in Melbourne from Monday 2 December to Friday 6 December 2019.
The public hearing inquired into homes and living for people with disability in Victoria and particularly the experiences of people who have lived or are currently living in group homes.
The Royal Commission held a public hearing in Townsville from Monday 4 November to Thursday 7 November 2019.
The hearing was the Royal Commission’s first hearing at which evidence will be taken.