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3/10/2022
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Victorian consultations on child safety reporting and Disability Worker Commission Notification information session

Disability service providers are invited to attend upcoming sessions to provide feedback and receive information from Victorian regulators.
News update
3/10/2022
News update

Victoria legislates single use plastics ban with exemptions for disability

The Victorian Government has passed regulations to ban plastic drinking straws, cutlery, and other single-use items. 

Royal Commission examines conditions in detention for people with disability

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21/09/2022

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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