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Recent Victorian announcements: State Disability Plan consultation; Victorian Autism Plan; new Child Safe resources

The Victorian Government has commenced State Disability Plan consultations, released the Victorian Autism Plan and new child safe reportable conduct resources
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Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction Toolkit released

The Collaborating for Inclusion project has released a toolkit supporting people with disability to take an active part in disaster preparation and response.

Group Homes Royal Commission Issues Paper released

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An issues paper on group homes has been released by the Disability Royal Commission ahead of a hearing in Melbourne next week focusing on the same topic. 

The paper provides background information — including on the UNCRPD and the history of institutionalisation — and poses a series of questions on matters including: the quality of life of residents; the future of group homes; restrictive practices; staffing; and preventing violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation within them.

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