Draft Terms of Reference for Disability Royal Commission Released
A draft Terms of Reference has been issued by the Federal Government on the scope of a Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.
The proposed focus areas include:
• What governments, institutions and the community should do to prevent, and better protect, people with disability from experiencing violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation.
• What governments, institutions and the community should do to encourage reporting and effective responses to violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability.
• What should be done to promote a more inclusive society, which supports the independence of people with disability and their right to live free from violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation.
A copy of the draft terms of reference can be found here.< Back to blog