Disability Royal Commission
Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation in Disability Care
The Office of the Public Advocate welcomes the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability – an inquiry of great importance for people with disability and the disability sector.
While the Royal Commission has paused its public hearings and consultations due to COVID-19, it continues to seek input from the sector through Issues Papers and other methods of engagement.
OPA continues to actively participate in and contribute to the Royal Commission’s various activities.
The Public Advocate and two Community Visitors appeared as witnesses at the Royal Commission’s December 2019 hearings in Melbourne. and OPA has tabled written submissions on the following topics.