People with Disability Australia (PWDA)
We are one of 11 specialist organisations funded by the Australian Government to provide support to abuse survivors affected by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
Help available in dealing with Centrelink debt letters
Assistance is available for people with disability who have received a letter from Centrelink about a possible debt they owe.
Cuts to transport funding opposed by disability groups
National disability groups are calling on Federal Senators to block a Bill that will reduce transport support for people with disability.
Media release: PWDA welcomes new local government guide
People with Disability Australia (PWDA) today welcomed the release of the Australian Local Government Association’s (ALGA) new Disability Guide.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Building a disability inclusive Australia
Special Election E-Bulletin featuring information about voting and policies.
Election platform 2016 launched
The Australian Cross Disability Alliance has launched our election platform for 2016.
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.
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.