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Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

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On Friday April 5 2019, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.

The announcement follows extensive consultation across Australia about the scope of the Royal Commission. Consultations were held with people with disability, their families and carers, states and territories, peaks representing people with disability, and the disability sector.

The Prime Minister also announced the appointment of the Hon Ronald Sackville AO QC as the Chair of the Royal Commission. Mr Sackville will be supported by five other Royal Commissioners:

  • Ms Barbara Bennett PSM
  • Dr Rhonda Galbally AC
  • Ms Andrea Mason OAM
  • Mr Alastair McEwin
  • The Hon John Ryan AM

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Source:
Unknown Author, 2019, Attorney General's Department (https://www.ag.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx)

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