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Latest News

  • EOI: Member of the PWDA Constitutional Committee

    Seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from members who are interested to be on the PWDA Consitutitonal Committee

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  • Opportunity for 18-30 year olds

    Unique professional development opportunity for young emerging leaders in disability

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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 February 2014 E-Bulletin

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

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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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  • Income Support and You! Summary

    Summary from Saturday 8 Feb Income Support and You! Forum on Facebook and via Twitter on the hashtag #pwdadsp now available!

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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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  • Achieving a more collective voice for people with disability

    PWDA Board states, " We believe that a more collective voice representing all people with disability is overdue and necessary." 

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  • PWDA Membership is Free!

    Stand with a growing national disability rights movement - join People with Disability Australia (PWDA)! 

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  • Petition: Disability and Employment

    Call: Federal, State & Local Gov and employers - Create 20,000 jobs a year for people with disability.

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