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

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Fighting for the right to authentic inclusion

PWDA would like the Disability Royal Commission to examine the ways in which people with disability are actively excluded in essential areas of life. We want segregated systems phased out, and universal access as the standard.

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The Force is excessive: New report says police unfit to handle disability

We need to stop using the blunt instrument of police to address complicated social problems, and we need to bring back and increase funding for the people who are actually best placed to unravel those problems.

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Two vials on a white surface, one labelled MRNA vaccine.

What’s in the COVID19 disability vaccine rollout debacle report?

Here are some highlights (or possibly lowlights) from the scathing Disability Royal Commission draft report about the COVID 19 vaccine rollout.

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A woman with Downs Syndrome wearing a red and black cheerleading uniform does the splits in a field while waving pompoms. Below the photo it says #MakeItSafeToSpeak and then there is a ticked box.

Confidential submissions finally guaranteed by law

After a long campaign by the disability community, the government has finally changed the Royal Commissions Act 1912 to make sure anyone telling their story to the Disability Royal Commission can have their privacy protected.

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