Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation within the Disability Sector

The Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, has announced a three-year $527 million  royal commission that will examine violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation within the disability sector.  Former Federal Court Judge Ronald Sackville AO QC will lead the Royal Commission.  The supporting Commissioners will be –

  • Barbara Bennett PSM
  • Dr Rhonda Galbally AC
  • Andrea Mason OAM
  • Honourable John Ryan AM, and
  • Alistair McEwin

The Commission will be based in Brisbane.

Former Federal Court judge Ronald Sackville AO, QC will lead the commission, supported by five commissioners.

Easy to read fact sheet about the Royal Commission

Easy to read Terms of Reference of the Royal Commission.

The Terms of Reference say what, why and how the Royal Commission will investigate.