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How to take part in the Disability Royal Commission

There are 2 ways to share your story at the Disability Royal Commission.

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You can go to a public hearing.

A public hearing is a meeting where our Commissioners talk to the public about their experiences of:

  • violence
  • abuse
  • exploitation
  • neglect.
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Commissioners are the senior people who work on the Disability Royal Commission.

The Commissioners are independent – the government can’t tell them what to do.

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You can also make a submission.

A submission is a document that you can write to talk about your experiences or ideas.

It’s a way for you to tell us if something bad has happened to you in the past.

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Learn more about taking part on the Disability Royal Commission website.

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You can also download the Australian Government’s Easy Read fact sheet about the Royal Commission.

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