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What is the Disability Royal Commission hearing, finding and recommending on autism?

The Disability Royal Commission commenced in 2019. It has received almost 6,500 submissions, more than 700 responses to issues papers and held more than 1,500 hearings. Through this process, it has heard from many Autistic people on a range of issues and this evidence has informed some of its early findings and recommendations.  

The Disability Royal Commission has now finished receiving submissions. It will hold its final public hearing in February 2023. It will continue to hold private hearings throughout the year, however expressions of interest to attend a private hearing have now closed. The Disability Royal Commission will provide its final report to the Australian Government in September 2023. 

To learn more about what the Commission has heard, found and recommended so far,  please click on your area of interest below. We will update each topic when the Disability Royal Commission makes further findings and recommendations that impact Autistic people in particular. 

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Information on this document / website should not be considered legal advice. People who want legal advice about the Disability Royal Commission, or sharing their experiences or ideas with the Disability Royal Commission can get free, independent and confidential legal advice from Your Story Disability Legal Service. 

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