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Legal support to engage with the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

Do you want to share your story with the Disability Royal Commission? Do you need legal support? This factsheet is about how you can share your story and where you can get free, independent legal advice and support.

  • Legal support to engage (HTML version) with the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability factsheet. 
  • Read the legal support to engage with the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability factsheet

Can I name names?

Are you choosing to tell your story to the Disability Royal Commission? Do you want to use the name of the organisation or a person when you tell your story? Read this factsheet to understand the law and your options.

How am I protected if I receive a notice to produce?

Have you received a notice to produce from the Disability Royal Commission? This factsheet is about what it means if you get a ‘notice to produce’, and the legal protections it gives you.

Protecting your story when you share it with the Disability Royal Commission

Do you want to share your story with the Disability Royal Commission? This factsheet is about what the law says about sharing your story and naming an organisation or other people.

Who can share a story with the Disability Royal Commission?

Do you know or support a person with disability who has experienced (or is experiencing) violence, abuse, neglect or exploitation? Unsure how to share this story with the Disability Royal Commission? This factsheet is about who can share a story with the Disability Royal Commission.

Will I get into trouble for sharing my story with the Disability Royal Commission?

This factsheet is about ways to share your story with the Disability Royal Commission when you are worried about the consequences of sharing the story. You might know about a person with disability who has been hurt, treated badly, refused help or taken advantage of. If you are afraid you or another person might be punished for what you share, contact Your Story Disability Legal Support before you share your story with the Disability Royal Commission.