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Prisoners with Disability Subject to Harrowing Abuse, Report Finds

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 7th February 2018 -  People with disability in Australian prisons are subject to harrowing sexual and physical abuse, are disproportionately held in solitary confinement and face a severe lack of access

‘Alarming’ Figures of Disability Violence Reignite Calls for Royal Commission

Rachel McFadden, Wednesday, 26th July 2017 -  Disability advocates are calling for the urgent introduction of a Royal Commission into violence and abuse against people with a disability after new figures reveal “alarming”

Sector Disappointed as NDIA Given Corporate Makeover

Wendy Williams, Friday, 6th January 2017 -  The disability sector has expressed “disappointment” after a number of “corporate heavyweights” have been appointed to lead the National Disability Insurance Scheme

NFPs Demand ACT NDIS Shutdown Be Reversed

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 18th October 2016 -  Disability advocacy organisations across the country have united to call on the state and federal governments to work together to reverse the “shutdown” of the National Disability

Disability Orgs Condemn Treatment of Student ‘Locked in a Cage’

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 17th August 2016 -  National disability organisations have condemned the treatment of a student who was allegedly “locked in a cage” and have called on the government to establish a royal commission.
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