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Interim Report on Disability Royal Commission published

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. These incidents might have happened recently or a long time ago.The Disability 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.

 

The Interim Report was published on 30 October 2020. For more information, go to https://disability.royalcommission.gov.au/about-royal-commission.

 

The report sets out what the Royal Commission has done in its first 15 months, the cut-off point being 31 July 2020.

 

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