Organisation

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

Owning Institution:

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. The Royal Commission will investigate:

  • preventing and better protecting people with disability from experiencing violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation
  • achieving best practice in reporting, investigating and responding to violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability
  • promoting a more inclusive society that supports people with disability to be independent and live free from violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation.
Report

Changing community attitudes to improve inclusion of people with disability

This research paper outlines evidence found about interventions to change attitudes towards people with disability. The interventions were aimed at different levels where change may occur - people’s personal perceptions, their interactions with other people, their roles in organisations or the structures in their community...
Report

Report on public hearing 13: Preventing and responding to violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation in disability services (a case study)

Public hearing 13 examined the experiences of a group of people with disability living in disability residential accommodation in western Sydney provided by a non-government disability services provider, Sunnyfield Disability Services.
Discussion paper

The impact of and responses to the Omicron wave of the COVID-19 pandemic for people with disability: issues paper

This issues paper is asking the public to share their views on the impact of, and responses to, the Omicron wave of the COVID-19 pandemic for people with disability. The paper asks 14 questions to help people and organisations to provide responses.
Report

Overview of responses to the Violence and abuse of people with disability at home issues paper

The Disability Royal Commission published the 'Violence and abuse of people with disability at home: issues paper' in December 2020. This document provides a brief summary of what the Commission has been told in the responses to the issues paper. While the purpose of this...