Joint Submission to the Technology Assisted Voting Review

People with Disability Australia has endorsed Blind Citizens Australia’s submission to the Technology Assisted Voting Review. People who are blind or vision impaired have a right to democratic participation. In order to provide equal access to voting to all voters … Read more

Independent Review of the Ageing and Disability Commissioner Act 2019 in New South Wales: Submission

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) made this submission to the Independent Review of the Ageing and Disability Commissioner Act 2019. In our submission, we emphasise the right of people with disability to privacy and confidentiality of personal information, and the … Read more

Charters of human rights benefit people with disability: Joint submission to the Disability Royal Commission

This joint submission is made by the Human Rights Law Centre, People With Disability Australia, and Children and Young People with Disability Australia to the Disability Royal Commission. This alliance is calling on the Commission to include in its Final … Read more

Joint Submission to the Australian Treasury’s Employment White Paper

PWDA and six other Disability Representative Organisations produced this joint submission to the Australian Treasury’s Employment White Paper. The submission examines: workplace systems and processes that enhance inclusion and remove barriers for employment of people with disability; creating a more … Read more

Modern slavery: PWDA submission to NSW Anti-Slavery Commissioner’s discussion paper

PWDA has made a submission to the NSW Anti-Slavery Commissioner’s discussion paper: Developing a strategic plan to combat modern slavery. People with disability face an increased risk of experiencing modern slavery and need to be a focal point in the … Read more

Upcoming Single-use Plastics Bans: PWDA letter to EPA

Plastic straws, including single-use plastic straws, can prevent aspiration from dysphagia and save our lives by helping to prevent us from choking on liquids and dying of pneumonia. They can also help prevent the well-publicised risks of other plastic straw … Read more