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Latest News

  • Media release: Decision to deny Deaf Juror access condemned

    Today the High Court of Australia unanimously rejected an appeal from Gaye Lyons, a Queensland women who had been turned down for jury service.

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  • PWDA AGM date announced with Disability Discrimination Commissioner as our special guest

    PWDA are delighted to announce that our AGM will be held on Wednesday 23 November 2016.

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  • ACDA condemns treatment of student ‘locked in cage’

    The Australian Cross Disability Alliance (ACDA) is appalled at the report on last night’s ABC 7.30 program about the abuse and restraint of a student with disability.

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Children with disability have a right to a safe childhood

    PWDA will give evidence about the shocking levels of abuse of children with disability at today's hearing of the Royal Commission.

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  • Building a disability inclusive Australia

    Special Election E-Bulletin featuring information about voting and policies.

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  • Election platform 2016 launched

    The Australian Cross Disability Alliance has launched our election platform for 2016.

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  • Leaders unite to slam vilification of Duncan Storrar

    Over 30 disabled peoples organisations, not for profits, community leaders, unions and commentators on civic participation have united about the media treatment of Duncan Storrar.

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  • Media Release: Australian Cross Disability Alliance welcomes new Commissioners

    The Australian Cross Disability Alliance (ACDA) congratulates the Attorney General, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC for the appointment of three new Commissioners.

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  • BUDGET 2016: Don’t fund our NDIS at the cost of safety net

    People with Disability Australia (PWDA) welcomes the Government’s overarching

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  • PWDA welcomes ad for Disability Discrimination Commissioner

    Great news that Disability Discrimination Commissioner position has been advertised.

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  • UN Review of Australia's human rights record

    Australia fails to address serious concerns in major UN review.

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