The Disability Royal Commission has released a schedule of hearings for the rest of 2020.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions it is anticipated that most witnesses will appear by video.
The next hearing in Sydney from 18- 21 August, will investigate the experiences of people with disability during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
For further details on Disability Royal Commission’s Our Schedule page.
September (Week beginning 21): Public hearing, Sydney – Psychotropic medication, behaviour support and behaviours of concern
October (Week beginning 12): Public hearing, Brisbane – Barriers experienced by students with disability in accessing and obtaining a safe, quality and inclusive school education and consequent life course impacts
November (Week beginning 16): Public hearing, Brisbane – Long term, including indefinite, detention and interactions with the criminal justice system experienced by people with disability
November (Week beginning 23): Public hearing, Brisbane – The experiences of First Nations people with disability and their families in contact with child protection systems
December (TBC): Public hearing, Sydney – Training and education of health care professionals in relation to people with cognitive disability
December (TBC): Public hearing, Sydney – Systemic barriers in the pathways to employment for people with disability