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Latest News

  • TIME FOR REAL ACTION ON JOBS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY

    There have been a number of inquiries and reviews into disability employment issues in the past, but there has not been enough action.

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  • Priorities 2015 Budget must address

    People with disability are already doing it tough and it is critical that the upcoming Commonwealth Budget does not contain measures that further entrench poverty for people with disability.

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  • PWDA is Recruiting

    PWDA is recruiting an advocate to provide advocacy support to individuals or groups of individals with disability

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  • Call to review decision regarding child with Down syndrome

    The Australian Cross Disability Alliance supports calls for the Department of Immigration to review its decision to deny a visa to a child because she has disability

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  • Submission from WWDA: 'The Right to Education'

    Women With Disabilities Australia have provided a written submission contributing to the development of a general comment for CRPD Article 24 [The Right to Education]

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  • International Women’s Day: DVNSW and PWDA launch project

    Domestic Violence NSW Inc.and People With Disability Australia are launching a toolkit to enhance the response to violence against women with disability. 

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  • McClure Jobs plan welcome, concerns about eligibility rules

    PWDA cautiously welcomes some recommendations from the Reference Group on Welfare Reform final report while expressing concerns about eligibility rules

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  • 4th Pacific Regional Conference on Disability

    PWDA is participating in the Pacific Disability Forum 4th Pacific regional conference on Disability 2015

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  • PWDA backs Inquiry into violence & abuse in institutions

    PWDA supports call for Senate Inquiry into violence & abuse of people with disability in residential and institutional settings

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  • Australian Cross Disability Alliance – a voice

    Five national, cross disability organisations form the Australian Cross Disability Alliance

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  • Disability support pension crackdown will only apply to people aged under 36

    Government appointed doctors to start reviews with new DSP applicants aged 35 and under, who live in capital cities

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