Disability Royal Commission

18 Nov 2020

Disability Royal Commission releases Interim Report

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability released its Interim Report on 30 October 2020.

28 Oct 2020

Royal Commission examines the use of psychotropic medication to address behaviours of concern exhibited by people with disability

Present during the hearing was Professor Keith McVilly, Professorial Fellow in Disability and Social Inclusion, who gave a statement.

13 Aug 2020

Changes to Royal Commission hearings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

To promote the health and safety of witnesses and Commissioners, all Royal Commission hearings will now be livestreamed on the Royal Commission website.

10 Jun 2020

Royal Commission releases ninth issues paper exploring First Nations people with Disability

The Disability Royal Commission releases the ninth issues paper which seeks information about the experiences of First Nations people with disability.

4 Jun 2020

Disability Royal Commission releases eighth issues paper on Restrictive practices.

The Disability Royal Commission has released the eighth issues paper on the use and impact of Restrictive practices on people with disability.

4 Jun 2020

Royal Commission releases seventh issues paper focusing on Employment

The Royal Commission has released a seventh issues paper on Employment and the experiences of people with disability have in employment across their lives.

4 Jun 2020

Royal Commission releases sixth issues paper on Rights and Attitudes

The DRC has released a sixth issues paper looking at the awareness and recognition of the rights of people with disability.

18 Mar 2020

Disability Royal Commission Update: All public events cancelled including upcoming public hearings

Disability Royal Commission cancels all public events including public hearings scheduled for March 2020

16 Mar 2020

Disability Royal Commission postponed community forums in Tasmania

The Disability Royal Commission have postponed their scheduled community forum visits to Tasmaina as a precaution due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak.

16 Mar 2020

Disability Royal Commission fifth public hearing continuing investigations on education

The Disability Royal Commission will continue its investigation into education at the fifth public hearing held in Brisbane from 24 March to 27 March.