‘Desperate situations’ of First Nations people with disability living in remote communities laid bare at royal commission

A mother resorted to rummaging through a rubbish tip to find spare parts for her daughter’s wheelchair, the disability royal commission was told this week.

The First Nations woman was among many in remote communities who spoke of trying to navigate a system with no “cultural competence”.

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Topics:
Disability Royal Commission

Author:
Celina Edmonds

Source:
ABC News

Date published:
Sat 16th Jul, 2022