The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation (VANE) of People with Disability (DRC) has started to focus on the experiences of people with disability, particularly people with a cognitive impairment.
Public Hearing 11, held from 16 – 25 February in Brisbane, looked at their interactions with the criminal justice system and the consequences. This hearing explored
The DRC also released their Third Progress Report Summary on 10 February 2021. This summarises the work carried out from 1July to 31 December 2020, highlighting their learnings, findings and further areas for exploration.
Full transcripts of all hearings (and summaries when released) are available on the DRC website, along with all three Progress Summary Reports – https://disability.royalcommission.gov.au.