Meet the disability Royal Commissioners
Who are the people running the disability Royal Commission?
Meet them in this easy read blog for people with intellectual disability.
Mr Sackville is the Chair of the disability Royal Commission.
He was a judge and a Professor of Law.
He says “People with disability and their advocates will help us understand the issues.”
You may recognise Mr McEwin.
He was the Disability Discrimination Commissioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission.
He has lots of experience promoting the rights of people with disability.
Ms Bennett worked for the Australian Government
She knows a lot about how governments can help stop violence against women and children.
Ms Galbally is a Professor.
She has been a leader in a lot of companies
She was also on the board of the NDIA.
The NDIA runs the NDIS.
Ms Mason knows a lot about Aboriginal communities and how to make life better for Aboriginal people.
She believes telling the truth can make things better.
Mr Ryan was a politician in the NSW Parliament.
As a member of Parliament he worked on disability services.
The Commissioners want to make things
- listen to people tell their story.
- support people to speak up.
- Then they will tell the Government what needs to change.