Disability advocates pin hopes on confronting royal commission findings to deliver reform
Advocates hope the findings of a Disability Royal Commission which is due to be handed down this week will prompt significant reform of the sector.
The four-and-a-half-year independent inquiry has been examining shocking stories of assault of some of Australia’s most vulnerable in disability group homes. An ABC Four Corners investigation aired on Monday night shone a light on exploitation of NDIS participants and human rights abuses endured by disabled people.
Produced By: Tahlia Kraefft
Featured In Story: Beth Vincent-Pietsch, Deputy Secretary of the Community and Public Sector Union, and El Gibbs, Director of Policy and Advocacy at the Disability Advocacy Network
First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 27 September 2023