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We encourage you to contribute your views, experience and thoughts in surveys, consultations or submissions to the issues surrounding disability. You can view some of these on this website at

NDIS Transition Survey 2017
Click here to use the Survey Monkey link
For a more accessible version please click here

Facebook Forums 2014

PWDA has an active social media engagement - both through our Facebook Page - http://www.facebook.com/PWD.Australia or our Twitter feed http://twitter.com/pwdaustralia 

We have found great enthusiasm for our Facebook Forums. These are themed forums open to everyone who likes our page and wants to participate. Board members usually facilitate these forums and are online throughout the advertised time period of the forum to respond and engage with participants.

Saturday 29 November 2014 - NDIS Citizens' Jury - Noon-4pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/309951732546980/
It’s time for people with disability to have OUR say on the NDIS! Your input will form the People’s submission for the NDIS Scorecard Project and will be presented by PWDA to the Citizens' Jury being held in Sydney in February 2015. You can also have your say on Twitter #ndisjury

Saturday 28 June 2014 - Disability Matters - Taking Back Our Voice! - 10am-4pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/523381177774125/  
Calling people with disability to join us at a vital social media forum to discuss how we take back our voice as we approach the closure of ABC Ramp Up and the end of the dedicated Disability Discrimination Commissioner role held by a person with a disability within the Australian Human Rights Commission. We want to hear from YOU about our voice in the community, media and government. Why it matters, what’s working well and what you want the future to look like. It’s our voice and it matters so let’s take it into our hands. You can also have your say on Twitter #disabilitymatters

Saturday 8 February 2014 - Income Support and You! - Noon-4pm 
https://www.facebook.com/events/708527689192647/  
The Government has announced it is reviewing the welfare system and is considering changes to income support payments such as the Disability Support Pension. PWDA wants to hear what you have to say – about DSP, the system as a whole and its relationships with incomes, poverty and employment. Conversation was also on Twitter via hashtag #pwdadsp

Facebook Forums 2013

Saturday 10 August 2013 - Access to Justice, disability and You! - 10am-2pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/449295288502661/  
We’d like to hear from people with disability about your experiences accessing the justice system. The feedback from the forum will inform a PWDA submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission’s investigation into access to justice for people with disability. Conversation was also on Twitter via hashtag #pwdajustice

Saturday 3 August 2013 - Housing, disability and You! - 10am-2pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/196539747176314/
Housing is in the spotlight after a new report identified a worrying lack of housing options for people with disability. We’d like to hear from people with disability about your housing experiences! The outcomes will feed into PWDA’s lobbying and advocacy work around housing, infrastructure supports and work on Universal Design. Members of the PWDA Board were online to join the conversation and you can also have your say on Twitter via hastag #pwdahousing  

Tuesday 26 February 2013 - PWDA NDIS Rules Forum - 4pm-10pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/333584543428387/
The Australian Government released a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Consultation Paper on the Rules that explain in detail how the NDIS will operate. The Rules will play an important part in the reality of an NDIS so please join us for this very important discussion.

Friday 8 February 2013 - Review of NSW Disability Services Act Forum - 7pm-10pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/151305008358995/
The NSW Government released a discussion paper on a review of the NSW Disability Services Act 1993. The Act is the main legal foundation in NSW for providing supports and services to people with disability. NSW members were invited to tell us what YOU think. Members of the PWDA Board were online to discuss your views. Conversation was also on Twitter via hashtag #pwddsa

Saturday 2 February 2013 - PWDA Employment Forum - 10am-3pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/135050789991636/
Employment Minister Bill Shorten released a discussion paper on ways to boost employment participation for people with disability. Tell us what YOU think at this online forum. Members of the PWDA Board were online to discuss your views. Conversation was also on Twitter via hashtag #pwdajobs

Saturday 19 January 2013 - PWDA NDIS Legisation Forum - 10am-2pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/362132547218727/
Tell us what YOU think about the draft NDIS Bill. Members of the Board were online to discuss participants views, suggestions and concerns