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Wage equity and more choices in employment for people with an intellectual disability: Research review

In April 2022, Inclusion Australia and People with Disability Australia commissioned a brief review of the evidence available about the experiences of people with an intellectual disability working in sheltered workshops, also known as Australian Disability Enterprises (ADEs). This review…

Submission to Legal & Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Religious Discrimination Bill 2021 and Related Bills

PWDA has made a submission to the Legal & Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (Legcon) Inquiry into the Religious Discrimination Bill 2021 and Related Bills. This submission followed our public opposition, along with many other social sector organisations, of earlier drafts…

The Experiences and Perspectives of People with Disability From Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds

Joint submission to the Disability Royal Commission by PWDA, NEDA and FECCA The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability (Disability Royal Commission) was established in recognition of the fact that people with disability throughout…

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…

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…

PWDA’s Submission To The Government’s Proposed NDIS Legislative Changes And Participant Service Guarantee

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) made a submission on the Government’s proposed NDIS Legislative Changes and Participant Service Guarantee. The Commonwealth Government is introducing a reform package to the NDIS in the form of an amendment to the National Disability…

PWDA’s Submission To The Joint Select Committee On The Implementation Of The National Redress Scheme

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) made two submissions to the Joint Select Committee, informed by our direct redress related work, in November 2020 and most recently in August 2021. In our most recent submission to the Joint Select Committee, we…

Impairment Tables Impair Our Access to Supports: Submission To The Department of Social Services

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) made a submission to the Department of Social Services’ Review of the Disability Support Pension Impairment Tables. PWDA also made a submission to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee Inquiry into the purpose, intent and…