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Latest News

  • Senate Vote Blocks BSWAT Payment Scheme Bill 2014

    National Peak Disability and Advocacy Organisations applaud Senate Vote to Block BSWAT Payment Scheme Bill 2014 

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  • Urgent Call for National Inquiry: End violence against people with disability in institutions

    PWDA and WWDA are outraged at the events that were portrayed in last night’s ABC 4 Corners program, ABC 4 Corners program, In Our Care.

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  • Final Report from the Australian Civil Society Delegation

    Final Report from the Australian Civil Society Delegation - Review of Australia under the Convention Against Torture (CAT)

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  • Report from the Australian Civil Society Delegation

    Report from the Australian Civil Society Delegation - Review of Australia under the Convention Against Torture (CAT)

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  • PWDA October EBulletin

    October 2014 EBulletin is out now! packed with the latest People with Disability Australia disability human rights news, views and developments.

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  • 2014 Annual Report available

    PWDA 2014 Annual Report and President's Report is now available.

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  • Poverty: The reality of the DSP

    Poverty data contained in a new report released by the Australia Council of Social Services (ACOSS) paints a grim picture for people with disability in Australia.

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  • Welfare cuts target young people with disability

    People with Disability Australia (PWDA) is angered that budget saving measures will disproportionately impact people with disability yet again.

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  • Disability Support for the Royal Commission project

    People with Disability Australia (PWDA) has some good news to share with you about the Disability Support for the Royal Commission project.

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  • No broken promises - Get Real on Jobs for people with disability

    People with Disability Australia (PWDA) calls on the Abbott Government to honour its election promise to make no changes to pensions in the upcoming federal budget

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  • Achieving a more collective voice for people with disability

    PWDA Board states, " We believe that a more collective voice representing all people with disability is overdue and necessary." 

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