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Photo of a judge's gavel on a table, with Royal Commission Now and the DPO Australia logo (map of Australia with Disabled Person's Organisations Australia next to it) overlaid.PWDA, as part of DPO Australia, invites you to endorse a Civil Society Statement to the Australian Government, calling for an immediate Royal Commission into violence, abuse and neglect of people with disability.

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In this edition, there's information on the way PWDA is supporting the residents of Miller Lodge Boarding House, in NSW, that is closing down, a new push for a Royal Commission into violence and abuse

of people with disability, and a response to the recent Federal Budget. There's also links to interesting news articles, and a foreword from President Bonnie Millen.

PWDA, as part of Disabled People’s Organisations Australia (DPO Australia), welcomes some big wins for people with disability in tonight’s Federal Government Budget, but is very concerned by the punitive approach to welfare support that will make life harder for those doing it tough, including people with disability.

PWDAustralia RT @JanePrentice_MP: Constructive feedback from members of @NDIS CEO Forum Strong support for NDIS funding #Budget2017 https://t.co/GOVbqm
PWDAustralia RT @KateMFinch: @MatthewPWDA responds re Labor commitment to #RoyalCommission on violence against ppl with disability. Endorse here! https:…
PWDAustralia RT @DPOAustralia: @MatthewPWDA People across the country are calling for this #RoyalCommission @TurnbullMalcolm
PWDAustralia RT @SaraIrvine: .@MatthewPWDA representing @DPOAustralia and supporting Labor's call for a #royalcommission into #disabilityabuse https://t…
PWDAustralia RT @DPOAustralia: Jenny Macklin: People w #disability and advocates have been calling for a #royalcommission for a long time. People are fi…

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