Disability Royal Commission

24 Jan 2020

Royal Commission releases fourth issues paper on Criminal Justice System

The Disability Royal Commission has released the issues paper for the fourth public hearing exploring the Criminal Justice System, set to begin 27 April 2020.

19 Jan 2020

Royal Commission releases third issues paper on health care and services to people with cognitive disability

The Royal Commission has announced the third hearing will examine the experiences of people with cognitive disability in accessing or receiving health care.

15 Jan 2020

Second Royal Commission public hearing hears from people with disability and advocates about experiences in group homes

The DRC held the second round of hearings with the focus on homes and living for people with disability in Victoria, particularly people in group homes.

2 Dec 2019

Royal Commission releases second issues paper on homes and living ahead of public hearings in Melbourne

The Royal Commission is currently having public hearings in Melbourne following its first public hearings held in Townsville in early November.

29 Nov 2019

Scope welcomes the Royal Commission

Scope welcomes the establishment of the Royal Commission as we regard it as another development that helps to advance the rights of people with disability.