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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…

In Our Own Words: Submission To The Senate Community Affairs References Committee Inquiry

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

We Belong Here: Our Nation Must End Exclusionary Systems that Harm People with Disability

People with Disability Australia’s submission We Belong Here: Our Nation Must End Exclusionary Systems that Harm People with Disability was made in response to the Promoting Inclusion Issues Paper released by the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation…

PWDA’S Submission to the Joint Standing Committee’s Inquiry into Independent Assessments

PWDA made a submission to the Joint Standing Committee’s Inquiry into the Independent Assessments. PWDA holds significant concerns about the Federal Government’s planned changes to how people with disability will access the NDIS and how they will receive support. Independent…

Barriers to people with autism are barriers to us all: Submission to the Select Committee on Autism

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) is pleased to make this submission to the Select Committee on Autism’s Inquiry into the Services, Support and Life Outcomes for People with autism in Australia and the associated need for a National Autism Strategy.…