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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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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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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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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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