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Legal practitioners

Christmas closure information 

The Disability Royal Commission Legal Service will be closed from 2pm Tuesday 24 December 2019 to Wednesday 1 January 2020. Re-opening from 9.15am, Thursday 2 January 2020. 

During this time if you need to contact us, you can leave a message on our helpline. We will contact you when the service re-opens in early January 2020. 

The Disability Royal Commission will also be closed from 24 December to Wednesday 1 January 2020, re-opening on 2 January 2020. 


My client is a witness. What do I do?

The Commonwealth Attorney General’s Department is administering the Legal Financial Assistance Scheme.

This helps individuals and organisations with costs of engaging with the Royal Commission.

The Attorney General’s Department website has information about:

  • scheme eligibility
  • how to apply
  • assessment timeframes.