Craig Wallace & associates talking with media

Disability campaigners have bought forward information & traumas of abuse to the Lower House. The Greens are calling for a royal commission and the government are yet to announce the outcome.

Disability advocates are highlighting the issue outside Parliament in an attempt to lobby the Government into a Royal Commission. The ABC has found that "Government ministers have admitted to using parliamentary tactics, including allowing for the longest ever Question Time, to avoid dealing with the matter amid fears it was set to lose a second vote in the Lower House.

"There is bullying, there is violence, there is rape, there is everything up to murder."

Craig Wallace, campaigner and former president of People with Disability

Craig Wallace told the ABC the abuse he received happened as a child at the hands of carers, teachers and his church community.

Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-18/disability-campaigners-demanding-royal-commission-as-vote-looms/10820860

 
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