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Your Story Disability Legal Support update— Issue 8, October 2021
In this edition, we highlight the culturally safe legal service we provide to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also cover Your Story’s second birthday, our recent webinar on the Disability Royal Commission confidentiality amendments, and this month’s many upcoming events.
Published 15 October 2021
Your Story Disability Legal Support in Ballarat 28 April 2021
Jake Lewis and Michelle Bowler from Your Story Disability Legal Support will talk about their work and the Disability Royal Commission at the Ballarat and District Aboriginal Co-operative (BADAC) on Wednesday 28 April 2021
Published 28 April 2021
Young people with disability workshop
Your Story Disability Legal Support held a free online workshop on 9 February to find out how we can better promote and deliver our service to Young People with Disability.
Published 16 February 2021
International Day of People With Disability 2020 discussion panel
Every year on 3 December, people around the world take part in International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD), a day to celebrate the achievements of people with disability and promote awareness, understanding and acceptance in the community. This year to celebrate the day we will be hosting a free discussion panel.
Published 03 December 2020
Your Story Disability Legal Support has a new video
Some people might be worried if they share their story with the Disability Royal Commission, they might be hurt or disadvantaged. Watch the video to see how Your Story Disability Legal Support can provide support to people about their concerns, give information that works for their circumstances and identify the safest way to share their story.
Published 28 September 2020
Responses to Education and Learning Issues Paper
The issues paper invited feedback about the experiences of people with disability across a range of education settings. Responses were received from people with disability, parents and family members, academics and organisations.
Published 01 September 2020
New issues paper on First Nations People with Disability
The Royal Commission seeks information about experiences of First Nations people with disability is asking the public to share their views about what they think governments, institutions and communities can do to prevent violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of First Nations peoples with disability.
Published 09 June 2020
New issues paper on Restrictive Practices
The Disability Royal Commissions latest issues paper looks at the use and impact of restrictive practices on people with disability. They want to know about the effects of restrictive practice on people with disability. They are also interested in understanding how laws, policies and practices around restrictive practices can be improved.
Published 01 June 2020
New issues paper on employment
Find out how you can read and respond to the Disability Royal Commission's latest issues paper on the employment experiences of people with disability.
Published 14 May 2020
Disability Royal Commission end of year progress report and calendar for 2020
The Royal Commission has released a schedule of events including public hearings and community engagement activities for the first half of 2020. The Royal Commission are asking for feedback on three issues papers feedback. Christmas opening hours and availability of services. Information about new website coming early 2020.
Published 13 January 2020