People with disability are more likely to be victims of crime – here’s why : Margaret Nixon, Swinburne University of Technology

People with disability are more likely to be victims of crime – here’s why Margaret Nixon, Swinburne University of Technology February 22, 2019 6.06am AEDT The Morrison government has finally agreed to a royal commission into the abuse of people living with disability – if the states get on board. After hearing horrific tales of abuse and…

QDN welcomes bi-partisan support for Royal Commission into abuse and neglect and urges Government to act now

Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN) welcomes long awaited bi-partisan support for a Royal Commission into violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect of people with disability. “After many years of calling for action to address this critical issue QDN is delighted that, finally, the Government has listened to the voice of people with disability, their families/carers and…

WWDA welcomes Federal Parliament support for Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse and Neglect Against People With Disability – WWDA

WWDA welcomes Federal Parliament support for Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse and Neglect Against People With Disability FEBRUARY 18, 2019 Media Release – Royal Commission Vote Welcome – Now Time To Make It Happen People with disability, and our organisations, today welcome the vote in the Australian Parliament about a Royal Commission into the epidemic…

Royal commission calls grow as disability campaigners tell stories of abuse and trauma – ABC

Royal commission calls grow as disability campaigners tell stories of abuse and trauma By political reporter Claudia Long Pressure is building on the Federal Government to establish a royal commission into abuse within the disability sector. Key points: Disability campaigners have outlined their stories of trauma and abuse within the sector The Lower House is expected…