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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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People with Disability Australia Media Release

The Disability Royal Commission needs more time to stop violence and abuse of people with disability

PWDA has written to Acting AG Michaelia Cash and PM Scott Morrison supporting calls made by the Hon. Ronald Sackville, Chair of the Disability Royal Commission (DRC), requesting the Australian Government extend the commission to September 2023.

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People with Disability Australia Media Release

The Disability Royal Commission continues its hearing on the education and training of health professionals in relation to cognitive disability on March 2

“Despite some worthwhile initiatives, the evidence before the Royal Commission indicates that there has been and continues to be systemic neglect of people with cognitive disability in the Australian health system”, Chair, Ronald Sackville AO QC said.

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#EndSegregation

42 disability rights and advocacy organisations are calling for an end to segregation of people with disability In Australian education, housing and workplaces.

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