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Disability Royal Commission Update

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability has today released information about how you can apply to tell your story to a Commissioner in a private session. Private sessions can be held in person, via video...

NDIS Quarterly Report released (October – December 2019)

The Minister for the NDIS, Stuart Robert, today released the latest COAG NDIS Quarterly Report (1 October 2019 to 31 December 2019). The report reveals that some progress is being made in getting young people with disabilities out of Aged Care and that the average...

Disability Royal Commission News – 29th January 2020

Disability Royal Commission to visit Logan and Ipswich, Queensland The Disability Royal Commission is inviting people with disability and their families to Community Forums in the Queensland cities of Ipswich and Logan on 4th and 5th February 2020. At these Community...

Disability Royal Commission into group homes starts today!

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability will hold its third public hearing in Melbourne this week, with a particular focus on group homes in Victoria. (Group homes refer to supported accommodation for up to six...

Employing people with disability is good business

Former Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Graeme Innes wrote an Op-ed piece in The Sydney Morning Herald today about how employer attitudes need to change about hiring people with disability.  As a community, our perceptions around and understanding of disability...