Disability advocates question scope of Royal Commission

Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the royal commission on Sunday, and said it would primarily examine the quality of care provided in aged care to senior Australians, while also including young people with disability living in residential aged care settings. Disability advocates also praised the announcement, but expressed dismay their ongoing calls for a royal commission into violence and abuse affecting the broader disability community had been ignored.

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Topics:
Government, Policy, Legislation

Author:
Luke Michael

Source:
Pro bono News

Date published:
Mon 17th Sep, 2018