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Government Called On to Urgently Establish Disability Royal Commission

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Disability advocates are calling for a royal commission into the violence and abuse of people with disability to be set up immediately after the Morrison government threw its support behind the inquiry.

A Greens motion for a disability royal commission finally passed the lower house on Monday with government support, despite the Coalition using stalling tactics last week to block a vote on the issue.

But Prime Minister Scott Morrison did not announce the royal commission, instead telling Parliament he would consult with states and territories first.

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Source:
Luke Michael, 2019, Probono Australia (https://probonoaustralia.com.au/)

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