‘This will get messy’: Paralympian Kurt Fearnley’s royal commission warning

Disability groups, along with Labor and the Greens, are calling for the removal of commissioners John Ryan and Barbara Bennett due to to conflict-of-interest concerns. Despite growing community pressure, the Morrison government is standing by the appointments. “This will get messy before it has even started,” Mr Fearnley said. “I think it might be time to look out the window and see what the voices of people with disability are saying.”

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Topics:
Government, Policy, Legislation

Author:
Judith Ireland

Source:
Sydney Morning Herald

Date published:
Sun 28th Jul, 2019