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Royal Commission news

News update
22/10/2020
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RC hearing report finds systemic neglect in health system

The report considers the disability sector’s role in health for people with cognitive disability.
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16/10/2020
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RC hearing looks at the education system and school autonomy

Themes included system navigation and schools' obligations.
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14/10/2020
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RC Hearing considers education policy and planning

Day three focussed on adjustments, suspension, and funding.
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13/10/2020
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RC Hearing looks at access to education and suspension

In the first two days, themes included reasonable adjustment and principal discretion.
News update
8/10/2020
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Royal Commission News | Edition 20

This edition covers the latest information on the RC hearings and reports, issues papers and more.
News update
25/09/2020
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RC looks at behaviour support plans and government bodies

The hearing concluded by considering skills, compliance and reporting.
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23/09/2020
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RC looks at chemical restraint legislation and behaviour support

Themes included regulation, behaviour support plans and medication prescription.
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22/09/2020
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RC hearing begins with focus on medication misuse and personal stories

Evidence was heard on the effectiveness of medication, alternative approaches, and behaviours as communication.
News update
10/09/2020
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Royal Commission News | Edition 19

This edition covers the latest information on the COVID-19 hearings, Governing for Rights and Quality webinar and more.
News update
21/08/2020
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RC considers responsibility, plan development and implementation, and data

The Commission turned to preparation, COVID-19 plan coverage and infection rates.
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20/08/2020
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Clear communication and impacts on service provision for people with disability

On the third day of the COVID-19 hearing, the Commissioners heard evidence on the lack of clear communication and impacts on service provision for people with disability.
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19/08/2020
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DRC hearing looks at preparation, isolation and access to information

The Commission heard from academics, advocates and people with disability.
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18/08/2020
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DRC hearing looks at COVID’s impact on services, supplies and rights

Themes included access to PPE, communications, restrictive practices, lack of data and telehealth.
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12/08/2020
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COVID-19 DRC hearing to look at disability providers, and second progress report released

The progress report covers work carried out between January and June 2020. The scope of next week’s COVID-19 hearing is broad and includes disability providers.
News update
4/08/2020
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Royal Commission News | Edition 18

This edition covers the latest news on the Disability Royal Commission, support for providers and more.
News update
29/07/2020
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Royal Commission releases hearing schedule for rest of 2020

Topics include behaviour support, education, the justice system and barriers to employment.
News update
26/06/2020
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Royal Commission News | Edition 17

This edition covers the latest news on the Disability Royal Commission Notices, support for providers and information about two new issues papers.
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18/06/2020
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Royal Commission announces hearing on COVID-19

A hearing on the impact of COVID-19 is scheduled for mid-August, subject to change of circumstance.
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10/06/2020
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DRC releases issues paper on First Nations people

The paper covers experiences across life stages, and interactions with various systems.
News update
29/05/2020
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Royal Commission News | Edition 16

This edition covers the latest news on the Disability Royal Commission Notices, support for providers and information about two new issues papers.