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The first official Sitting of the Disability Royal Commission opened on Monday 16 September 2019. Commission chair Ronald Sackville said how the Royal Commission will strongly reference the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability. He acknowledged the hard work of advocates who had campaigned for years to make this royal Commission […]
ABC Television has created a webpage where it will file all its news stories on this Royal Commission – https://www.abc.net.au/news/story-streams/disability-royal-commission/
Discrimination directly affects a person’s participation and inclusion in everyday activities. It can lead to people avoiding everyday activities, such as attending events or seeking medical help, or going to school or work. This, in turn, increases the risk that people with disability will experience social isolation, which can affect their overall health and wellbeing. […]