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All the latest news, blogs, campaign information and media releases from People with Disability Australia, keeping you up to date with everything that is happening with the Disability Royal Commission.

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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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Segregated living situations for people with disability are a recipe for abuse and neglect

The Disability Royal Commission is holding a hearing this week on “preventing and responding to violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation in disability services”.

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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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