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

Witness privacy protections approved by the Senate – finally!

The Royal Commissions Amendment (Protection of Information) Bill 2021 passed on Wednesday. It will now go to the House of Representatives before officially becoming law.

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Public hearing exploring systemic barriers to employment has been postponed due to COVID restrictions

The upcoming Disability Royal Commission public hearing into employment has now been further postponed due to COVID-19 concerns.

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Public hearing 16 postponed

The Disability Royal Commission has decided to move its hearing on open employment from July 28 to August 23.

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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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