Disability royal commission finds Federal Government responsible for ‘serious failures’ during COVID-19 – ABC News

Disability royal commission finds Federal Government responsible for ‘serious failures’ during COVID-19 – ABC News By national disability affairs Nas Campaella and the Specialist Reporting Team’s Celina Edmonds   People with disability have been “forgotten and ignored” during the pandemic, leaving them “stressed and frightened,” a Commonwealth report has found. Key points: The disability royal commission makes 22…

Government acts to improve privacy protections for witnesses at Disability Royal Commission – SBS News

Government acts to improve privacy protections for witnesses at Disability Royal Commission By SBS News UPDATED 20/10/2020 The government plans to amend the law to better protect the confidentiality of information given to the royal commission, following long-standing criticisms from disability advocates. The federal government is taking steps to protect the privacy of witnesses involved…