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Royal Commission News | Edition 18

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Hearings scheduled for rest of 2020

The Disability Royal Commission has released a schedule of hearings for the rest of 2020, beginning with a hearing from 18 to 21 August focussing on the impact of COVID-19 on people with disability. Further details are in NDS's news update.August 18-21: Experience of people with disability during COVID-19.September: Psychotropic medication, behaviour support and behaviours of concern.October: Barriers to students with disability accessing high-quality school education.November (week beginning 16th): Long-term detention and interactions with the criminal justice system experienced by people with disability.November (week beginning 23rd): First Nations people with disability and child protection.December (TBC): Training of health care professionals regarding people with cognitive disability.December (TBC): Systemic barriers to employment. To date, the Commission has received 1,213 submissions and 254 responses to issues papers.

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