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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…

New Domestic Violence Resources Launched For People With Disability

Helping women and children with disability access domestic and family violence services and information about dealing with sexual assault and abuse is the focus of three new Easy Read resources and several new videos launched today to mark this year’s…

Submission to Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee Inquiry into the National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Participant Service Guarantee and Other Measures) Bill 2021

PWDA has made a submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee’s Inquiry into the National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Participant Service Guarantee and Other Measures) Bill 2021. This submission followed our October 2021 submission to the federal National Disability…

Disability advocates to front key NDIS inquiry

MEDIA ALERT: Disability advocates, including inaugural National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) chairman Mr 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…

PWDA welcomes new board members

Members of Australia’s peak cross-disability advocacy organisation welcomed a new board member and the reappointment of two current board members at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) last night. People with Disability Australia (PWDA) members approved the appointment of President,…

PWDA To Mark International Day Of People With Disability With Film Fest & Video Art Premiere

Two FREE screen-based events celebrating the creativity of people with disability are set to be highlights of activities marking next month’s International Day Of People With Disability (Dec 3). Presented with the support of national peak disability advocacy organisation People…

Disability Advocates Slam NDIS For Being ‘Evasive And Dodgy’

Disability advocates have pleaded with Federal Parliament to ensure the National Disability Insurance Scheme is fully transparent and backs people with disability, in a submission to a federal parliamentary inquiry into funding of the national scheme. National peak disability representative organisation…

PWDA’s submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme inquiry into Current Scheme Implementation and Forecasting for the NDIS

PWDA has made a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (JSC on the NDIS) inquiry into Current Scheme Implementation and Forecasting for the NDIS. We commend the Joint Standing Committee on it’s decision to…

Disability Advocates Call For No Travel To Low-Vax Regions And More Access To Third Jabs To Protect People With Disability From COVID

With COVID-related travel restrictions to regional NSW set to ease next week, disability advocates are calling for restrictions to remain in place for regions with low vaccination rates in order to protect the lives of people with disability who are…