PWDA Submission On The Draft Boarding House Regulation 2013 And Associated Regulatory Impact Statement

April 2013 PWDA is a long standing member of the Family and Community Services – Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC) Boarding House Expert Advisory Group (BHEAG), providing regular feedback to the Minister for Disability Services and ADHC with regard…

PWDA Submission To The Inquiry Into The Involuntary Or Coerced Sterilisation Of People With Disabilities In Australia

March 2013 For over twenty years, PWDA has been advocating domestically and internationally against involuntary or coerced sterilisation of people with disability, and seeking legislative, policy and practice reforms that would prohibit this egregious form of human rights abuse.  PWDA’s…

Your Say on DisabilityCare Censored

20 March 2013 People with Disability Australia (PWDA) President Craig Wallace today questioned an apparent decision to remove responses and comments of people with disability, their families and friends from Your Say, the federal government’s online National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) forum.…

PWDA Submission Regarding The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Rules Consultation Paper

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) is pleased to provide comments on the Rules Consultation Paper.  However, we, along with our Members, are disappointed that this Paper did not provide significantly more information and clarity on the proposed content of the…

PWDA Submission To NSW Government Discussion Paper On The Reform Of The NSW  Disability Services Act 1987

This submission comments on the proposed reform of the NSW Disability Services Act (DSA) 1997, and supports the consolidation of laws regarding support for people with disability in NSW into one piece of legislation. It is critical that a reformed…