Blind academic calls for Royal Commission into abuse of people with disabilities

23 May 2017

Dr Paul HarpurA legally blind academic from The University of Queensland has thrown his full support behind a petition demanding Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull launch an immediate Royal Commission into the abuse of disabled people.

Dr Paul Harpur, a senior lecturer at UQ’s TC Beirne School of Law and former Paralympian said the abuse of people suffering physical and mental disabilities was a national crisis that warranted the far-reaching powers and independence of a Royal Commission.

Read the full article at UQ News