Organisation

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

The Disability Royal Commission was established in April 2019 in response to community concern about widespread reports of violence against, and the neglect, abuse and exploitation of, people with disability.

Discussion paper

The experience of First Nations people with disability in Australia: issues paper

This issues paper on the experiences of First Nations people with disability is asking the public to share their views about what they think governments, institutions and communities can do to prevent violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of First Nations peoples with disability.
Discussion paper

Restrictive practices: issues paper

This issues paper looks at the use and impact of restrictive practices on people with disability. The Commission wants to know about the effects of restrictive practice on people with disability.
Discussion paper

Employment: issues paper

This issues paper looks at the experiences of people with disability in employment. The Commission wants to understand why people with disability are less likely to be employed and have lower incomes than people without disability.
Report

Australian disability and violence data compendium

This compendium was produced as part of a University of Melbourne research project titled 'Violence against people with disabilities: maximising the use of data to inform the Royal Commission.' It aims to provide research directions for academics, policy makers and government.
Discussion paper

Rights and attitudes: issues paper

This issues paper looks at the awareness and recognition of the rights of people with disability. The Commission wants to learn more about the level of awareness that people with disability, and the wider community, have about the rights of people with disability.