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Disability Royal Commission Advocacy

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability was established in April 2019 in response to community concern about widespread reports of violence, abuse, neglect, abuse and exploitation of people with disability.

Speaking Up For You have at team of Advocates that will deliver individual advocacy support to people affected by the Disability Royal Commission through the following services:

  • Informing people about the Disability Royal Commission
  • Helping people understand the purpose of the Disability Royal Commission
  • Helping people work out whether they want to participate in the Disability Royal Commission
  • Helping people who want to participate in the Disability Royal Commission plan the best way to tell their story
  • Helping people communicate with the Disability Royal Commission about required communication supports such as interpreters, accessible interview techniques and recordings
  • Referring people to other agencies for ongoing counselling and/or psychological support as needed

You can contact our office by calling 07 3255 1244 between 9.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday or by emailing Speaking Up For You at sufy@sufy.org.au.

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