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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Case study, Disability Royal Commission, Emergency management, violence, Abuse and Neglect

Naaman Zhou

The Guardian

Date published:
Tue 18th Aug, 2020