Disability Royal Commission
11 May 2021
Domestic violence risks for women with long term health conditions during COVID-19 pandemic
The AIC conducted a large online survey of women about their experiences of domestic violence during the initial stages of the pandemic.
29 Apr 2021
Disability Royal Commission holds public hearing to examine the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out for people with disability
Disability Royal Commission holds public hearing to examine the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out for people with disability.
21 Apr 2021
Disability Royal Commission publishes new issues paper on the rights and attitudes towards people with disability
Disability Royal Commission publishes new issues paper on the rights and attitudes towards people with disability.
13 Apr 2021
Overview of responses to the Restrictive practices issues paper published today
The Disability Royal Commission has published an overview of responses to the Restrictive practices issues paper.
16 Mar 2021
Report into violence, abuse, neglect, and exploitation against people with disability published
The new report reveals that people with disability are at much greater risk of experiencing physical violence than people without disability.
30 Nov 2020
Disability Royal Commission releases COVID-19 report following pandemic hearing
The Disability Royal Commission has published a report outlining the experiences of people with disability during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
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.
20 Oct 2020
Disability Royal Commission releases report into Health care and services for people with a cognitive disability
The report found that people with cognitive disability have been, and continue to be, subject to neglect in the Australian health system.
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.