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Appendix C – Meetings and Submissions

The Australian Human Rights Commission held public meetings in each State and Territory. In addition the Commission conducted 114 individual meetings. These meetings were held with people with disabilities, their families and carers, Attorneys-General, members of the police forces, correctives services and judiciaries, disability advocacy peak-bodies, community groups, and academic, medical and legal experts. The Commission also received 88 submissions.

List of Public Meetings
Hobart (TAS): 20 May 2013
Brisbane (QLD): 18 June 2013
Adelaide (SA): 19 June 2013
Sydney (NSW): 25 June 2013Canberra (ACT): 26 June 2013
Geelong (VIC): 10 July 2013
Melbourne (VIC): 11 July 2013
Newcastle (NSW): 18 July 2013
Perth (WA): 22 July 2013
Port Hedland (WA): 24 July 2013
Roebourne (WA): 25 July 2013
Katherine (NT): 31 July 2013
Darwin (NT): 1 August 2013

List of Submissions
Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia
ACT Children & Young People Commissioner
ADACAS & Fiona May
Advocacy for Inclusion
Australian Community Support Organisation (ASCO)
Autism Aspergers Advocacy Australia (A4)
Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service Inc.
Children with Disability Australia
Commissioner for Children and Young People Western Australia
Communication Rights Australia
Corrigan, G.
Deaf Services Queensland
Deaf Society of New South Wales
Disability Advocacy Victoria Inc.
Disability Rights Advocacy Service Inc
Flat Out
Galway, J.
Hansen, C.
Intellectual Disability Rights Service - Criminal Justice Support Network
Law Council of Australia
Law Institute of Victoria
Legal Aid WA
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (NATSILS)
National Association of Community Legal Centres and Queensland Association of Independent Legal Services
North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency
Northern Territory Department of the Attorney-General and Justice
NSW Government
Office of the Public Advocate (Queensland)
People with Disability Australia Incorporated
Physical Disability Council of NSW
Public Interest Advocacy Centre
Queensland Advocacy Incorporated
Queensland Law Society
Sisters Inside
South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault
Speech Pathology Australia
Tasmanian Attorney-General and Minister for Justice
The Information Access Group
UnitingCare Children, Young People and Families
Victorian Coalition of ABI Service Providers Inc.
Women with Disabilities WA Inc
Women’s Legal Service Inc. Brisbane
WWILD Sexual Violence Prevention Service
Anonymous X 11
Confidential X 27