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Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

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The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability was established on 4 April 2019 by the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retired).

The Hon Ronald Sackville AO QC has been appointed as Chair of the Royal Commission. Mr Sackville will be supported by five other Royal Commissioners - Barbara Bennett PSM, Dr Rhonda Galbally AC, Andrea Mason OAM, Alastair McEwin AM and the Hon John Ryan AM.

The Commissioners are required to provide an interim report no later than 30 October 2020, and a final report by no later than 29 April 2022.

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Discussion paper

30 Oct 2019
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The Royal Commission has identified that abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability in the education sector is an important topic to address. This issues paper on education outlines the Commission's preliminary understanding of the key issues and barriers experienced by students with disability....

Draft report

16 Aug 2019
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The Disability Royal Commission’s draft accessibility strategy states the principles that will guide the Commission in its engagement with people with disability. It commits the Commission to putting people with disability first and explains how this objective will be achieved.

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