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All the latest Media Releases from People with Disability Australia on what is happening with the Disability Royal Commission.

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Disability Royal Commission report backs push to speed up COVID vax rollout for people with disability

Disability advocates say the Federal Government needs to heed the Disability Royal Commission’s latest call for improved vaccination measures to protect the lives of people with disability before states start to open up from COVID lockdowns.

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The Disability Royal Commission will hear evidence this week regarding death of NDIS participant Ann-Marie Smith

The Disability Royal Commission holds its second hearing on disability service providers this week. The 5-day investigation is expected to focus on service provision in South Australia, including the circumstances surrounding the death of Ann-Marie Smith.

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Segregated living situations for people with disability are a recipe for abuse and neglect

The Disability Royal Commission is holding a hearing this week on “preventing and responding to violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation in disability services”.

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Media Release: PWDA celebrates 17-month extension to the Disability Royal Commission

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) has welcomed a 17-month extension to the Disability Royal Commission (DRC) into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability, now slated to end in September 2023.

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