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Latest News

  • APPLY NOW: Short-term Qld Social Policy Investigator role

    PWDA seeks a Queensland-based Social Policy Investigator to join the team working on this project, which is running from May to end November this year. 

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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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  • Celebrate the life and work of Faye Druett - April 16

    A celebration of Faye Druett's life and work will be held in Sydney on April 16.

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  • Australian Cross Disability Alliance - 'Hands off the NDIS'

    Today's media reports about potential NDIS changes have caused alarm.

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  • Sexuality social media forum

    The PWDA Board invites you to join us for a social media forum on sexuality and disability.

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  • Australia Cross Disablity Alliance says #letthemstay

    The ACDA urges the Australian Government to allow asylum seeker children and families to stay in Australia.

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  • Christmas win for employees with disability

    The long-standing BSWAT wage case has been settled, with employees with disability to receive 70% of their backpay.

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