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First Nations people

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander (First Nations) person with a disability, and you have experienced violence, abuse neglect or exploitation, the Royal Commission would like to hear from you. We also want to hear from families, friends, and support people of First Nations people with disability.
 

What does it mean?

What does it mean?

violence – if someone is hurting you physically

abuse – if someone is treating you badly

neglect – if someone is not helping you the way they are supposed to help you

exploitation – if someone is taking advantage of you.

Getting Involved

There are many ways to get involved with the Royal Commission. You can:

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’I know it can be tough telling your story, but there are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff at the Royal Commission who are here to help you share your story in any way that makes you feel comfortable. We’re here to support you and to hear your story and experiences because your voice matters.'
Carly Wallace, Indigenous Engagement Officer, Disability Royal Commission

Read our First Nations engagement principles to find out more about how we do our work.

Read our First Nations engagement principles to find out more about how we do our work.