We are pleased to confirm the 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of People with Disability Australia (PWDA) will be on Wednesday 16 November 2022. The meeting will commence at 6pm (AEDT) via the Zoom online conferencing platform. Attending the AGM Due to…
Media Release: A thoughtful budget with more to do
People with Disability Australia (PWDA) welcomes tonight’s budget as thoughtful overall – recognising the attention to NDIS and other targeted reforms, including education and skills measures, housing and women’s safety. PWDA praises a renewed attention to the NDIS. “The 17%…
Media release: PWDA welcomes announcement of NDIS Review
People with Disability Australia (PWDA) welcomes the announcement of the Independent Review of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) today. The Review’s broad Terms of Reference give the disability community the chance to raise issues that are important to us.…
Be in the 2023 Sydney Mardi Gras Parade!
We’re calling for expressions of interest from community members to join us in the 2023 Sydney Mardi Gras Parade! The parade will take place on Saturday 25 February 2023 on Oxford Street. There is a limited number of spots for marchers and priority will be given to PWDA members and community members who identify as LGBTQI+.
Get involved: NDIS Participant Safety Project
PWDA is looking for 10 NDIS participants from each of the following backgrounds and experiences to participate in an online workshop! Culturally and Linguistically Diverse LGBTQIA+ People with complex communication needs People experiencing homelessness, have previously experienced homelessness or at…
Better off without them
After abuse and facing eviction, Andy used PWDA support to prepare and represent himself in court.
No more excuses
Rina reaches out to PWDA to ensure her independance and ability to care for herself is supported.
Out of the bureaucratic maze
After her intial frustration with the application process and costs, Leia found the support she needs to access the NDIS.
Achieving financial independence
After being under a financial management order, John worked with PWDA to get a revocation of the order.
Escape from exploitation
Josh escapes a dangerous and isolating experience after contacting PWDA. He gained access to Medicare and Centrelink and his own bank account.