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‘People will die;’ People with disability lead push for free rapid COVID tests

Peak advocacy organisation People with Disability Australia (PWDA) has called for the nation’s governments to deliver free rapid antigen testing, increased resourcing and N95 masks for people with disability, their families and workforce. PWDA, which also backs free rapid antigen…

New Australian Disability Strategy Welcomed By Leading Disability Representative Organisations

Australia’s peak disability representative organisations have lent their support to the new Australia’s Disability Strategy 2021 – 2031 (the strategy) which was released today in Canberra by the Australian Government to coincide with the International Day Of People With Disability.…

PWDA Marks 2021 International Day Of People With Disability With Cultural Events And New Language Guide

Australia’s peak national cross disability advocacy organisation is celebrating the achievements and contributions of people with disability across Australia and throughout the world on this year’s International Day Of People with Disability (IDPwD) on 3 December. People With Disability Australia…

Disability advocates to front key NDIS inquiry

MEDIA ALERT: Disability advocates, including inaugural National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) chairman Bruce Bonyhady, will today warn a federal senate inquiry about proposed changes to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). In a session of federal parliament likely to be streamed…