Restrictive Practices Issues Paper – Royal Commission

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability (the Royal Commission) has released their latest Issues Paper which looks at the use and impact of restrictive practices on people with disability.

The Royal Commission want to know about the effects of restrictive practice on people with disability and are interested in understanding how laws, policies and practices around restrictive practices can be improved to better prevent and protect people with disability from violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation.

The Issues Paper asks 13 questions to help people and organisations to provide responses. The Royal Commission encourages responses from individuals and organisations to the Issues Paper by 28 August 2020, although submissions will also be accepted after that date.

The Paper is available in the following formats:

  • PDF
  • Word Document
  • Easy Read PDF
  • Easy Read Word Document

Responses to the Issues Paper can be provided, either:

  • electronically to DRCEnquiries@royalcommission.gov.au
  • in writing to GPO Box 1422, Brisbane, Queensland 4001
  • by phone on 1800 517 199 or +61 7 3734 1900, times can be made to take responses over the phone (between 9:00am to 6:00pm AEDT Monday to Friday)
  • by audio recording
  • by video recording.

Responses can be in any language. The Royal Commission will translate the response to English.

A video from the Royal Commission can be accessed by clicking here.

The Paper can be accessed by clicking here.

 

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