Disability Royal Commission to have broad terms of reference but funding unclear

The Federal Government is releasing a draft terms of reference for a royal commission into the mistreatment of disabled Australians. Disability advocates have welcomed the broad scope of the proposal. But they’re anxious to see the royal commission established before an election is called and the Government enters caretaker mode.


  • Paul Fletcher, Social Services Minister
  • Mary Mallett, Disability Advocacy Network Australia
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Government, Policy, Legislation

Melissa Clarke

ABC Radio AM

Date published:
Wed 13th Mar, 2019