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  • We need more jobs not more doctors

    People with Disability Australia (PWDA) shocked by Minister Andrews' announcement today that only government contracted doctors will assess new DSP claims from 1 January 2015.

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  • Do you want to do a Vocational Education and Training (VET) course in 2015?

    PWDA has information for people with disability in NSW to understand how to enrol in a VET course and gain the support needed to develop skills or qualifications for employment. 

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  • November E-Bulletin out now

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

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  • NDIS SCORECARD: Participants to shape the verdict

    People with Disability Australia (PWDA) is launching an innovative Citizens’ Jury process to critically analyse and assess the NDIS during the trial period

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  • 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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  • 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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