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Royal Commission – Criminal justice system issues paper

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability (the Royal Commission) has released an issues paper on the criminal justice system. The paper is available in Easy Read, PDF and DOCX. The Criminal justice system issues paper states that people with disability, including young people and First Nations people, are …

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

ASID event Want to learn more about the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability? Maurice Corcoran, former Principal Community Visitor for South Australia is now a Senior Policy Officer for the Royal Commission. He will be the guest speaker at the next ASID event. The presentation will be followed …

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Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability is now accepting submissions.

The Disability Royal Commission web site can be accessed here. The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability is now accepting submissions. Visit their page here at submissions.  A submission is the main way people and organisations can provide information to the Royal Commission about their experiences of violence, neglect, …

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

Posted by DARU (Disability Advocacy Unit) 8 April 2018 Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability– Department of Social Services (DSS) On 5 April 2019, the Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, and Minister for Families and Social Services, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, announced the establishment of the …

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SACID Workshop: Disability Pathways Project working to improve 1800RESPECT referral pathways for women with disability experiencing violence

Disability Pathways Project. 1800RESPECT is currently undertaking the Disability Pathways Project is working to improve 1800RESPECT referral pathways for women with disability experiencing violence.  They are keen to meet with services supporting women with disability who are experiencing, or at risk of, violence and abuse. Your feedback can help 1800RESPECT improve referral pathways into and …

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Report – Preventing abuse and promoting personal safety in young people with disability

The Centre for Children and Young People (CCYP) at Southern Cross University has released research results into what makes young people (16 to 30) feel safe in their communities. The team spoke to young people across four states and conducted two surveys. The young people identified social inclusion as being just as important as physical …

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Less Silence More Safety Testimonies Project launch: Stories of resilience and survival

Less Silence More Safety, in the Health and Community Services Complaints Commission (HCSCC), promotes greater vigilance about violence and abuse against people who live with a disability in South Australia. Less Silence More Safety has made connection with people who have been happy to tell their story as part of raising people’s consciousness about what …

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