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2/12/2022
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Current complaint mechanisms for abuse fail people with disability

A Disability Royal Commission report says complaint mechanisms and reporting pathways for violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation are often ineffective.
News update
2/12/2022
News update

NDS Releases NSW Election Platform

NDS has released their platform for the NSW state election, calling for commitments to progress genuine inclusion for people with a disability in NSW.

Disability Royal Commission looks at guardianship laws and disability in WA

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22/11/2022

Warning: This hearing summary contains information that may be upsetting.  

Public hearing 30 of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability (DRC) will examine Australian guardianship and administration laws and policies, focusing on how substituted decision-making affects the rights of people with disability. It will concentrate on circumstances in Western Australia, Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales. The following definitions pertain to this hearing: 

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