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 A forum was held at Parliament House in Canberra in 2015 that was co-hosted by People with Disability Australia, Senator Clare Moore, Senator Rachel Siewert and Senator Joanna Lindgren as part of PWDA's work to provide support for people with disability who are giving evidence to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

The forum heard from the following people, with an introduction from PWDA President Craig Wallace. There are links next to each name to downloadable transcripts and audio files. [Audio files are coming soon]. Please be aware that there may be several audio files for one speaker.

  • Craig Wallace, President of PWDA - Transcript (Word 60kb); Audio (4Mb MP3)
  • Wendy Sanderson, Manager, Independent Review, Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission - Transcript (Word 95kb); Audio (10.6Mb MP3)
  • Leona Berrie, Manager of WWILD, Sexual Violence Prevention Association and Kobie Hicks, woman with disability who has worked with WWILD for three years - Transcript (Word 79kb); Audio (9.6Mb MP3)
  • Kelly Vincent, Dignity for Disability MLC, South Australia - Transcript (Word 97kb); Audio (12.9Mb MP3)
  • Phillip French, Director of the Australian Centre for Disability Law - Transcript (Word 91kb); Audio (12.8Mb MP3)
  • Kathy Daly, Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice from Griffith University - Transcript (Word 65kb); Audio (14.8 Mb MP3)
  • Jess Cadwallader, Advocacy Projects Manager, Violence Prevention at People with Disability Australia - Transcript (Word 60kb); Audio (11.5Mb MP3)