On 11 February 2015, the Senate referred the following matter to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee for inquiry and report:
Violence, abuse and neglect against people with disability in institutional and residential settings, including the gender and age related dimensions, and the particular situation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability, and culturally and linguistically diverse people with disability.
The terms of reference are:
2. That for this inquiry:
Submissions were sought by 29 June 2015. The reporting date is 24 June 2015. On 25 March 2015, the Senate granted an extension of time for reporting until 16 September 2015. On 9 September 2015, the Senate granted an extension of time for reporting until 11 November 2015. On 11 November 2015, the Senate granted an extension of time for reporting until 25 November 2015.
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