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Latest News

  • Take action on the BSWAT payment scheme!

    Help us oppose the BSWAT Bill by Weds 24 July! Take action to support decent pay for decent work!

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  • PWDA June 2014 EBulletin

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

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  • People with disability need extension to Child Sex Abuse Royal Commission

    PWDA supports the call for the Attorney-General, Senator the Honourable George Brandis, to extend the time to conduct the Royal Commission.

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  • Australian NGO Youth Delegation to COSP 2014

    A delegation of 7 Australian young people with disability are in New York with Therese Sands, Co-Chief Executive Director, PWDA and Rosemary Kayess, Chairperson, ACDL. 

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  • BUDGET 2014: A mixed bag for disability

    PWDA President Craig Wallace said, “We want to see more people in jobs, not on welfare...Reassessing people without jobs to go to, will mean they are tossed onto Newstart or Youth Allowance and into greater poverty. 

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  • PWDA speaks out about DSP reassessments

    President of PWDA, Craig Wallace to speak out about proposed budget measures to reassess disability support pensioners under 35 years of age to determine their capacity to work.

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  • NDIS delay unacceptable

    People with Disability Australia (PWDA) opposes any delay to the full rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). 

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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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  • PWDA to support abuse survivors with disability

    PWDA welcomes the announcement by the Hon Kevin Andrews MP of $4.9 million in specialist support programmes for survivors of child sexual abuse. 

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  • Disability and sexuality diversity

    People with Disability Australia (PWDA) frequently represents the needs and interests of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (GLBTIQ) people with disability. 

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  • PWDA Priorities for the 2014 Budget

    PWDA has provided the Australian Government with our priorities for the 2014 Commonwealth Budget to be handed down in May.

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