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NSW Ageing and Disability Commission

Owning Institution:

Submission to the Joint Select Committee on Coercive Control

This submission is focused on two main areas: the experience of adults with disability and older people who are subject to coercive and controlling behaviours; and coercive control in family and ‘carer’ relationships.

Review into disability advocacy in NSW

This review into disability advocacy funding arrangements in NSW explores the purpose, functions and funding arrangements for independent specialist advocacy, including information and representative organisations for people with disability across NSW.
Briefing paper

Adult safeguarding laws: reviewing the proposal for a NSW Ageing and Disability Commissioner

This e-brief begins by looking at the prevalence of abuse of older people and adults with disability. It then outlines existing NSW agencies that play a role in protecting these groups from abuse and also considers NSW and national review recommendations to establish agencies to...