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2/12/2022
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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.
News update
2/12/2022
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NDS celebrates 25 members for reaching 20, 30, 40 and 50 years of continued membership

Last week, the outstanding commitment, loyalty and community contributions of 25 organisations were celebrated with 2022 NDS Membership Recognition Awards.

Royal Commission examines conditions in detention for people with disability

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

Public hearing 27 of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of people with disability will examine conditions in detention for people with disability in the criminal justice system. During the hearing, conditions in both youth detention and adult prisons will be examined. 

The hearing will largely focus on conditions in detention in Western Australia, which has the highest rate of overrepresentation in incarceration of First Nations people in Australia.  

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