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‘Urgent’ extension to disability inquiry ‘ignored’ by Morrison and Porter for four months – The Guardian

Government yet to respond to two letters from the royal commission’s chair requesting extension to the inquiry



Scott Morrison and Christian Porter have been accused of ignoring the disability royal commissions urgent request for an extension to the inquiry, after failing to reply to the commissioner for more than four months.
In its interim report in October, the commission said it needed a 17-month extension, acknowledging the scope of the $527minquiry may have been underestimated and noting the impact of the pandemic on the hearings.
Guardian Australia can reveal the government is yet to respond to two…

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