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.
NDIS commitment welcomed
People with Disability Australia (PWDA) congratulates the Australian, NSW and Victorian Governments for reaching agreements that will ensure the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be rolled out in full in these States.
Rock the NDIS at The Rocks event for people who are blind or vision impaired
People who are blind or vision impaired are invited to join us for a ‘Rock the NDIS’ event at The Rocks in Sydney on Saturday 26 September from 12-3pm.
Discrimination against people with disability applying for Permanent Residency
The Australian Cross Disability Alliance (ACDA) disapproves of aspects of migration policy which explicitly discriminates against people with medical conditions and disability.
Violence against people with disability a national shame
On 27 August the Australian Cross Disability Alliance appeared before the Senate Committee inquiring into violence, abuse and neglect against people with disability in institutional and residential settings.
Call for urgent action
The Australian Cross Disability Alliance calls on the Australian Government to act swiftly to address the epidemic of violence against children and adults with disability in residential and institutional settings throughout Australia.
Our latest E-Bulletin is out now
Stay up-to-date with the latest disability and human rights advocacy news from Australia and abroad by downloading the latest People with Disability Australia (PWDA) E-Bulletin.
Wage Justice Campaign: UPDATE
AAT ruling means that ADEs must move forward to meet their obligations under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA)
Communique - Changing the PWDA Association to a Corporation
At the May meeting of PWDA's Governance Advisory Group, discussion focussed on the process of changing the association to a corporation, a company limited by guarantee.