Covid-19 terrifies Australians with disabilities, who feel they are ‘expendable’

Australians with disabilities have suffered higher rates of domestic and family violence, are experiencing suicidal thoughts, and felt “expendable” during the Covid-19 pandemic, a royal commission has heard.

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Topics:
Disability Royal Commission, Emergency management

Author:
Naaman Zhou

Source:
The Guardian

Date published:
Tue 18th Aug, 2020