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Coalition Government supports a Royal Commission into violence and abuse of people with disability

Source: AFDO

The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) welcomes the Prime Minister and Liberal/National Coalition Government support to establish a Royal Commission (RC) into violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect of people within disability in institutional and wider community settings. Mr Ross Joyce Chief Executive Officer of AFDO stated, “Today the Prime Minster and the Liberal/National Coalition […]

Source: AFDO

Coalition government must commit to a royal commission into violence & abuse of people with disability

Source: AFDO

The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) commends the Senate for approving the motion last Thursday, from Green’s Senator Jordon Steele-John, to establish a Royal Commission (RC) into violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect of people with disability in institutional and wider community settings across Australia. Opposition leader Bill Shorten personally pledged his and the ALP’s […]

Source: AFDO

Productivity Commission Review Nails Disability Agreements Reform for Australia

Source: AFDO

The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) fully supports the recommendations and commends the Productivity Commission in its latest review outcomes into the National Disability Agreements (NDA). AFDO urges the Federal Government and every State & Territory government to adopt these recommendations and through the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) commence building these recommendations into […]

Source: AFDO

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