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It is vitally important that the voices of people with disability are prioritised during the Disability Royal Commission. Pieces written or produced by people with disability can be found here.

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Paid writing opportunity for people with disability

Are you a person with disability, and/or part of the Deaf community? Do you have something to say about any of the issues raised by the Disability Royal Commission, or any topic you believe it should be investigating? We want to hear from you!

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Our Voice
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My experiences have taught me not to trust the police

Content warning: References to domestic violence, police brutality, sexual assault, drinking, racism and involuntary sectioning in a psychiatric ward.

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Our Voice
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First Nations people with disability and the criminal justice system – part 2

Marisa Sposaro (Doin’ Time, 3CR) interviews Peta MacGillivray (Social Policy and Research, UNSW Sydney) on First Nations people with disability and the criminal justice system.

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Our Voice
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First Nations people with disability and the criminal justice system – part 1

Marisa Sposaro (Doin’ Time, 3CR) interviews Professor Eileen Baldry (Criminologist, UNSW Sydney) on First Nations people with disability and the criminal justice system.

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