This guide is the only comprehensive listing of the huge volume of records created by the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. The records include individual case files, submissions, research reports, the papers of the Commissioners and staff, the records of legal counsel, and...
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.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has defended Dyson Heydon's integrity and warned Labor MPs that it is a criminal offence to criticise a royal commissioner.
Labor promises to hold a royal commision into "misconduct in the banking and financial services industry". But Treasurer Scott Morrison claims there is nothing that ASIC can't do that a royal commission can do.
Opposition employment and workplace relations spokesman Brendan O'Connor claims the 2001 Building and Construction Industry Royal Commission cost $66 million, equating to $100 million in today's dollars.
This report finds that the Australian finance sector’s concentration on profits at all costs compromises the ethical integrity of workers in the industry. The report argues that while the Banking Royal Commission uncovered widespread misconduct in Australia’s banking and financial services sector, it failed to...
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.
At the time of the public hearing some clergy and religious who were considered in the case study were the subject of criminal investigations or charges. Where the Royal Commission considered it appropriate to do so, those individuals were given a pseudonym so as not...
First interim report of the Joint Select Committee on implementation of the National Redress Scheme April 2020
The establishment of the National Redress Scheme in 2018 has made a symbolic and practical contribution to the pursuit of justice for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse. However, as this interim report demonstrates, much more needs to be done to improve the experience of...
Australia is currently in the midst of an unprecedented emergency with the COVID-19 pandemic, following the summer bushfire crisis. The purpose of this issues paper is to invite information from the public on emergency planning and response.