International Day of People with Disability: NACLC and PWDA welcome shift to supported decision-making

3 December 2014 On the International Day of People with Disability, the National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) and People with Disability Australia (PWDA) welcome the recent Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) Report, Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws. “The report represents a significant contribution to discussion about issues of capacity, decision-making and disability, […]

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Urgent Call for National Inquiry: End violence against people with disability in institutions

25 November 2014 People with Disability Australia (PWDA) and Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) are outraged at the events that were portrayed in last night’s ABC 4 Corners program, ABC 4 Corners program, In Our Care.  This program exposes the deliberate cover-up of shocking and pervasive violence and exploitation perpetrated against people with disability along with corruption and […]

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