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21/09/2022
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WA Pre-Budget Submission Consultation

NDS is inviting WA members to provide input into developing its pre-budget submission for 2023-24.
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21/09/2022
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Royal Commission examines conditions in detention for people with disability

On Days One and Two the Royal Commission heard from witnesses with lived experience of conditions in detention for people with disability.

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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