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