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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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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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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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Paid writing opportunity: People with disability must be heard during Our Royal Commission

If you are a person with disability, and/or part of the Deaf community, who wants to share your thoughts, feelings, opinions or experiences regarding any of the issues raised by the Disability Royal Commission, we want to hear from you!

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Update: The Disability Royal Commission has released a summary of responses to its issues paper on Employment.

In a summary of responses to the Disability Royal Commission’s “Employment issues paper” published today, several respondents singled out Disability Employment Services (DES) and raised numerous concerns about their design and implementation.

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