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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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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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