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Sarah's Soundbite: October

Across Victoria there is anticipation around reunions with family, friends and the activities we enjoy, with the COVID-19 vaccination rate rapidly closing in on 80 per cent and the state reopening.

Helpdesk Top 5: September

Read answers to top up your knowledge on COVID-19 vaccinations and other timely topics. Got a question on your mind? NDS members can ask the Helpdesk.

RC hears of sexism and sexual exploitation of women with disability

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Warning: this update contains references to sexual abuse and exploitation.

Note: This summary focuses on the themes most pertinent to disability service providers; the full transcript will be made available via the Royal Commission website soon.

Disability accommodation was included as part of the focus in a hearing on domestic and sexual violence experienced by women and girls with disability. Witnesses during the two-day hearing included advocates, academics, and legal, sexual and domestic violence services. No disability service providers gave evidence at this hearing.

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