Disability Royal Commission must be far-reaching

Yes, as has often been the case, the Coalition government has had to be dragged kicking and screaming to the point where the proposal finally has bipartisan support. But, as with last year’s banking Royal Commission, the important thing is it got there.

People with a disability, who make up 20 per cent of the Australian population, remain one of the most neglected, disadvantaged and just plain overlooked groups in our society.

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Topics:
Government, Policy, Legislation

Author:
The Canberra Times

Date published:
Wed 20th Feb, 2019