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Greens Call to Extend Royal Commission to Disability Sector

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 19th September 2018 -  Greens Senator Jordon Steele-John says he “will not rest” until the aged care royal commission is expanded to cover the disability sector, despite concerns this would “dilute”

Disability Advocates Question Scope of Royal Commission

Luke Michael, Monday, 17th September 2018 -  The social sector says it welcomes the establishment of a royal commission into aged care, but disability advocates are dismayed ongoing calls to address abuse affecting the broader

Royal Commission Allows Social Sector to Help Disability Abuse Victims

Paul Carter, Tuesday, 26th June 2018 -  Only a royal commission into violence and abuse against people with a disability can fund the social sector to support victims to give evidence, get justice and heal, a peak body says.     

Government Response to Child Abuse Royal Commission is Positive, But Will Need to Go Beyond an Apology

Contributor, Wednesday, 13th June 2018 -  Apologies without action become empty words, writes Timothy W. Jones, senior lecturer in history at La Trobe University, in this article which first appeared in The Conversation.

New Toolkit Shows NFPs How to Create a Child Safe Organisation

Wendy Williams, Monday, 23rd April 2018 -  A new toolkit has been launched in the wake of the royal commission to help not-for-profit organisations understand the practical steps they can take to provide safe places for children.

Why We Must Be Vigilant: Creating Child Safe Organisations

Contributor, Thursday, 8th March 2018 -  Child safety should not be a compliance task but rather something that shapes the fabric of an organisation, writes Criterion ahead of the upcoming Creating Child Safe Organisations

Making the Future Safer for Our Children

Contributor, Thursday, 8th February 2018 -  All organisations and institutions working with children must understand what the Royal Commission means for them to ensure Australian children are never abused again, says Child

The Royal Commission’s Final Report Has Landed – Now to Make Sure There is an Adequate Redress Scheme

Contributor, Monday, 18th December 2017 -  Australian governments and major social institutions now have not only the opportunity, but the responsibility, to create lasting social change, writes QUT professor Dr Ben Mathews,

United Nations Calls for Royal Commission into Disability Violence

Rachel McFadden, Monday, 3rd July 2017 -  The United Nations is the latest to join a national chorus calling for the Australian government to introduce a royal commission into violence and abuse against people with disability.

Civil Society Backs Calls for Royal Commission into Disability Violence

Rachel McFadden, Monday, 12th June 2017 -  A coalition of 163 civil society organisations and 383 individuals have written to the prime minister demanding a royal commission into violence and abuse against people with disability.

NT Juvenile Detention ‘Punitive Not Rehabilitative’ – Royal Commission

Lina Caneva, Saturday, 1st April 2017 -  An interim royal commission report into youth detention in the Northern Territory says the current system is likely to leave its young inmates more damaged than when they entered.…

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…
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