Join the fight to end violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability by engaging with the Disability Royal Commission.

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Have your say in 2022

a paper calendar on a table, open to January, with some paperclips and leaves.The Disability Royal Commission has announced some deadlines for this year. To be sure your submission is used for the final report, the Royal Commission needs to have it by 31 December 2022.

Need support to make it happen? We can help. Our free advocacy service is open to all people with disability – and supporters can call in for advice too.

Public hearings - what's next?

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From 11 to 15 July, the Disability Royal Commission will be in Alice Springs, looking into the operation of the NDIS for First Nations people with disability in remote and very remote communities.

You can find information about past hearings related to First Nations people with disability in our First Nations public hearings issues page. Check out our plain English jargon buster for any NDIS terms you’re not sure about.

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Women with Disability in Abusive Relationships

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Navigating COVID-19 as someone from the Blind & Low Vision Community

We need a seat at the table to create a COVID response that’s designed for all Australians – not just the ones that can see.

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