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Disability Royal Commission

On the 4th April, 2019 the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, announced the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability. The Hon. Ronald Sackville has been appointed Chair of the Royal Commission along with 5 fellow Royal Commissioners; Ms Barbara Bennett PSM, Dr Rhonda Galbally AC, Ms Andrea Mason OAM, Alastair McEwin AM and The Hon John Ryan AM.

An interim report is required by the 30th October, 2020 with the final report to be submitted by 29th April, 2022.

Cootharinga North Queensland supports the Royal Commission and encourages your participation. We will keep you up to date on the latest information on this page.

For further information and support contact us on 1800 COOTHARINGA (1800 266 842) or enquiries@cootharinga.org.au, alternatively, you can visit The Royal Commision website or contact the Royal Commission information line on 1800 517 199


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Submissions
You can now make a submission into the Disability Royal Commission through their website on the submissions page HERE

Support services are available by contacting the Royal Commission information line on 1800 517 199 (9:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday AEDT), or email DRCenquiries@royalcommission.gov.au
Community Forum – Townsville
The first Community Forum for the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability will be held in Townsville on Monday, 9th September 2019.

Date:  Monday, 9 September 2019
Location:  The Ville Resort-Casino, Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville QLD 4810
Time:  10:00am to 1:00pm

For further information or to pre-register please visit the Royal Commissions Engagement Page

Further dates and locations are yet to be announced.

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"Building a better world with people of all abilities!"