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What is the Disability Royal Commission? (easy English)

This easy English guide is about the Disability Royal Commission. It is written in easy English (information written in an easy to read way) making it suitable for people with low literacy or for whom English is not their first language.

Your Story Disability Legal Support (easy English)

This fact sheet is about Your Story Disability Legal Support. It is written in easy English (information written in an easy to read way) making it suitable for people with low literacy or for whom English is not their first language.

What do the Disability Royal Commission confidentiality amendments mean for me?

The Government has changed the law to improve legal protections for people giving confidential information to the Disability Royal Commission. This factsheet explains what the changes are, how to take advantage of them, and where to get free legal advice and support.

 

Video series: Your story matters

Your Story Disability Legal Support staff answer frequently asked questions about the Disability Royal Commission and how to access free support to share your story or someone else’s.

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.

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.

Ideas for preparing your submission

One way to share your story with the Disability Royal Commission is by making a submission. A submission is a record of your story. This resource gives you some ideas and information about how to prepare your submission

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