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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.

19 Feb 2020

Disability Royal Commission begins its third public hearing

The third public hearing will investigate the access to and treatment of people with cognitive disability in the health system.

11 Feb 2020

Disability Royal Commission Community Forums and how to be involved

The Disability Royal Commission have announced they are holding community forums in a number of locations around the country.

24 Jan 2020

Disability Royal Commission Schedule

The Disability Commission has released a schedule of events including public hearings and community engagements activities for the first half of 2020. 

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.

14 Jan 2020

Have your say on the Code of Conduct and registration standards for Victorian disability workers

Consultation is now open on the regulations and registration standards that are proposed for workers in the disability workforce.

3 Dec 2019

Moving to NDIS Quality and Safeguards

The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission has been developed to be an independent agency to improve the quality and safety of NDIS supports and services.

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.