Violence against people with disabilities

Alternate Term Label:
Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability
Violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability
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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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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Emergency planning and response: issues paper

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.
Report

Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability: first progress report

This progress report provides an overview of the work undertaken by the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability, since its establishment was announced in April 2019. It also outlines the Commission’s program for 2020.
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The criminal justice system: issues paper

This issues paper states that people with disability, including young people and First Nations people, are over-represented across the criminal justice systems in Australia and are at heightened risk of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation.
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Group homes: issues paper

The Royal Commission is interested in the experiences of people with disability who have lived, or who are living in group homes. Living arrangements are a key issue for the Royal Commission to explore because we know that people with disability may experience violence, abuse...
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Health care for people with cognitive disability: issues paper

Health is a key issue for the Royal Commission because people with disability may experience violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation in health settings. The denial of the right to health care may also be a form of neglect. The Royal Commission wants to understand the...
Submission

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

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services' (NATSILS) submission to the Australian Government’s commitment to establish the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.