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Latest News

  • 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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  • 2015 NSW Election Priorities

    Calling NSW members and stakeholders with disability to identify 3 main priorities for the 2015 NSW Election.

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  • PWDA September E-Bulletin

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

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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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  • Disability advocates call on Senate to stop Bill

    AED Legal Centre, national peak disability advocacy groups and community disability orgs call on Senate to vote against Bill

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  • Help protect and promote the rights of people with intellectual disability!

    Do you believe in fair wages for a fair days work? - please endorse the joint statement with national peak disability and advocacy organisations 

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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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  • 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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  • Joint endeavour can boost jobs for the disabled

    reposted from The Australian, 22 January 2014 - by PWDA President, Craig Wallace.

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