Royal commission hears coronavirus virus led to disability isolation and alienation

Julia Kanapathippillai
Sally Whyte
By Julia Kanapathippillai, and Sally Whyte
August 19 2020 - 2:00pm
Sarah Yahya has found communication difficult during COVID-19. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

Canberra woman Sarah Yahya has told a royal commission she felt alienated, vulnerable and feared people with a disability were forced to take a back seat during the coronavirus crisis.

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Julia Kanapathippillai

I like writing fascinating stories about Canberra. If you have a tip or a story email julia.k@austcommunitymedia.com.au

Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

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