Are-able PUBLIC STATEMENT
Monday, 18 November 2019
Are-able statement on the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability
In April 2019 the Australian Federal Government announced a Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability to commence in September 2019. As a registered disability provider are-able fully supports the Royal Commission and welcomes improvement to the lives and service delivery for people with disabilities.
CEO Tom Scarborough said “Are-able remains committed to safeguarding the rights of people with disability and supports establishing a national culture of inclusion, accessibility and respect for all individuals.”
“We will continue to work with our clients, together with their families, carers and guardians, and staff, to ensure we provide a safe supportive environment for people living with disability.”
Are-able understands the announcement may cause some concern or uncertainly in the community and as such we have set up a web page www.areable.org.au/royal-commission to provide updates. For further information or assistance please contact are-able Marketing Manager, Andrea Hogan1800 566 066.
Are-able is a not-for-profit community agency that provides disability and mainstream employment assistance, recruitment and training services as well as a wide range of Social Enterprises and NDIS Activities. Are-able develops pathways to strengthen communities that enhance individuals, families and businesses.
For Further information about are-able:
Phone: (03) 5561 2579