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Disability Groups Renew Call for Abuse Royal Commission

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 28th March 2017 -  Disability groups have renewed their call for a royal commission into violence against people with disability after the office of the NSW Ombudsman confirmed it had begun an inquiry…

Greens Move On Royal Commission into Disability Abuse

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 23rd June 2016 -  The Australian Greens would commit $400 million over four years to fund a royal commission into abuse, violence and neglect of people with disability in institutional and residential…

Culture of Fear Revealed – Disability Abuse Report

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 9th December 2015 -  A damning Ombudsman's report in Victoria says there is an entrenched culture of fear in the disability sector, contributing to significant under-reporting of abuse. Victorian…

Disability Abuse Royal Commission Calls Get Louder

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 17th September 2015 -  The Turnbull Government has said that the state governments should “take the lead” on investigating incidences of abuse against people with disability rather than…

Call for Royal Commission Into Disability Abuse

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 27th August 2015 -  A coalition of peak disability organisations is calling for a Royal Commission into violence, abuse and neglect against people with disability in Australia, describing the abuse…
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