PWDA welcomes the opportunity to provide preliminary comments on the New South Wales Law Reform Commission’s (NSWLRC) review of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW) (ADA).
We support a ‘yes’ vote in the forthcoming Referendum because we believe the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament will provide a mechanism for First Nations Peoples to work in genuine partnership with governments.
People with Disability Australia (PWDA) is concerned over the direction the Independent National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Review Panel is taking following the announcement of recommendations they are considering during a presentation yesterday and is calling for further consultation.
People with Disability Australia (PWDA) welcomes the Treasurer’s assurance that ‘the NDIS is here to stay’ in his budget speech.
“We urge the government to finalise implementation of the entirety of the recommendations without delay, given this time-limited Scheme will be drawing to a close in 2028,” said Ms Lee.
In the lead up to winter season here in Australia, many people with disability start to think about the risks that some of us face with two very contagious respiratory illnesses circulating in the community, influenza (flu) and COVID-19.
People with Disability Australia (PWDA) assure people with disability that we’ll be seeking more clarity about today’s announcement on behalf of all people with disability in Australia.
The Australian Government has announced a new dispensing policy for more than 320 PBS medicines which will allow the purchase of two months’ worth of medicine for the price of a single prescription.
People with Disability Australia welcomes the news that the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will ‘get a reboot’, as announced by Minister Bill Shorten at the National Press Club yesterday.
People with Disability Australia along with Advocacy for Inclusion condemns the repugnant, hateful and discriminatory video released today by One Nation mocking people with disability through ignorant and uninformed commentary about the life-changing and community enhancing benefits for everyday Australians living with disability.