The Royal Commission received a range of submissions over the lifetime of the inquiry.
The submissions listed below are a selection of what we received from organisations, academics and policy professionals. They have been published here without any adoption or endorsement by the Royal Commission and do not reflect the views or recommendations of the Royal Commission.
Due to the volume and nature of submissions received, not all submissions could be published. The Royal Commission reserved the right not to publish certain submissions or to redact information within a submission. This included circumstances where the information was not relevant to the issues in question, where matters were subject to a non-publication order or where there were privacy concerns about the information included. The submissions included below do not necessarily speak to the lived experiences of people with disability, rather, they were received from organisations and are primarily concerned with suggestions for policy change. Submissions that relate to lived experiences have been published as short deidentified narratives.
Content warning: These submissions are about violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation and may include references to suicide or self-harming behaviours. They may contain graphic descriptions and strong language and may be distressing. If you need support, please see Contact & support.