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Royal commission uncovers ‘barbaric’ restraining practices against people with disability

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People with disability are being strapped down and “chemically castrated” in group homes, the royal commission has heard.

Melbourne University criminologist Dr Claire Spivakovsky told a commission hearing on Tuesday that “barbaric” restrictive practices against people with disability were legal and prevalent, especially in Victoria.

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

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