People with Disability Australia (PWDA)
A guide to sharing your story in a private session
We are one of eleven specialist organisations funded by the Australian Government to provide support to abuse survivors affected by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
MEDIA RELEASE - NDIS Citizens’ Jury delivers verdict
Results from a citizens’ jury assessing the progress of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) have been released in the form of a scorecard report.
2015 Budget: modest but welcome measures for disability
PWDA welcomes the 2015 Budget commitments to a modest but promising package of initiatives to address employment participation of people with disability.
Outrageous decision on disability wages
A decision by the Australian Human Rights Commission to allow Australian Disability Enterprises to continue to pay workers under a discriminatory wage assessment tool has shocked disability advocacy organisations.
Survey a wake-up call on affordable, accessible housing
The 2015 Rental Affordability Snapshot, released by Anglicare Australia confirms the doors to affordable, accessible housing are closed for people with disability.
Time for real action on jobs for people with disability
There have been a number of inquiries and reviews into disability employment issues in the past, but there has not been enough action.
Priorities 2015 Budget must address
People with disability are already doing it tough and it is critical that the upcoming Commonwealth Budget does not contain measures that further entrench poverty for people with disability.
Call to review decision regarding child with Down syndrome
The Australian Cross Disability Alliance supports calls for the Department of Immigration to review its decision to deny a visa to a child because she has disability
International Women’s Day: DVNSW and PWDA launch project
Domestic Violence NSW Inc.and People With Disability Australia are launching a toolkit to enhance the response to violence against women with disability.