Thousands of people with disability who work, or have worked, in Australian Disability Enterprises (ADEs, also known as ‘sheltered workshops’) may be entitled to a payment through the Australian Government’s BSWAT Payment Scheme.

PWDA has written a letter to the Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs re the Inquiry into the design, scope, cost-benefit analysis, contracts awarded and implementation associated with the Better Management of the Social Welfare System initiative. View the PDF.

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