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We work closely with all relevant regulatory bodies and government agencies to support information sharing and referral pathways, and have developed this guide to know who to contact for your needs (PDF, 70.5 KB).
To access information or make a report about the abuse, neglect and exploitation of adults with disability and older people living in their home and in the community
Emergencies and to report violence or crime.
To make complaints about NSW public sector agencies and community services.
To report complaints about health service providers in NSW.
For information and support about guardianship (enduring, private and public), medical consents and the role of the Public Guardian. Information and Support
To ensure organisations, employers and individuals understand the meaning, importance and benefits of being child‑safe. For complaints or concerns about an individual child contact the NSW Ombudsman.
Child Protection Hotline:
Kids Helpline: 1800 551 800
NSW Ombudsman: (02) 9286 1000
To report complaints of discrimination, harassment, and bullying based on a person’s sex, disability, age and/or race.
To make a report about an NDIS service provider.
To report abuse within aged care facilities, respite and day care services and support services delivered in the home.
This Commissioner has been directed to inquire into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability in all settings and contexts.
Interim website: https://disability.royalcommission.gov.au/about/Pages/About-us
See also: https://disability.royalcommission.gov.au/about/Pages/About-us.aspx
15 Nov 2022
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present, and future.
Informed by lessons of the past, the Ageing and Disability Commission is improving how we work with Aboriginal people and communities. We listen and learn from the knowledge, strength and resilience of Stolen Generations Survivors, Aboriginal Elders and Aboriginal communities.
You can access our apology to the Stolen Generations.