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We regularly email our members about member-related news and activities as well as updates about how our board is responding to issues which are important to members.

But in case you’ve missed these emails, we also include all the relevant news right here on our Members Hub. 

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  • 2022 PWDA AGM
    We are pleased to confirm the 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of People with Disability Australia (PWDA) will be on Wednesday 16 November 2022. The meeting will commence at 6pm (AEDT) via the Zoom online conferencing platform. Attending the AGM Due to…
  • Be in the 2023 Sydney Mardi Gras Parade!
    We’re calling for expressions of interest from community members to join us in the 2023 Sydney Mardi Gras Parade! The parade will take place on Saturday 25 February 2023 on Oxford Street. There is a limited number of spots for marchers and priority will be given to PWDA members and community members who identify as LGBTQI+.
  • Get involved: NDIS Participant Safety Project
    PWDA is looking for 10 NDIS participants from each of the following backgrounds and experiences to participate in an online workshop! Culturally and Linguistically Diverse LGBTQIA+ People with complex communication needs People experiencing homelessness, have previously experienced homelessness or at…
  • PWDA Board nominations now open
    PWDA is calling for nominations for seven (7) Director positions on the PWDA Board. Directors are appointed by the members of PWDA as representatives to lead and govern the organisation. For more information see our Constitution as a PDF or Word Doc.  People with all…
  • Help us grow PWDA’s training program: Request For Proposal
    We’re looking for someone to help us grow PWDA’s education and training program! Could it be you or someone you know? As you may know, the workshops and training activities PWDA provides are developed and presented by people with disability, and…
  • PWDA Board nomination opening soon
    People with Disability Australia (PWDA) will be opening nominations for our Board on 23 August. Every year, PWDA members elect a Board of people with disability who lead our organisation. Nominations will open in six weeks and voting will take place in…
  • Meet the PWDA Board at our upcoming forum
    Meet the PWDA Board!  Join us 29 June, 6-8pm (AEST), to meet your PWDA Board members and discuss a range of topics.  When: Wednesday 29 June, 6pm-8pm AESTWhere: Zoom (Link sent following registration)Register: Members will receive an email to register | Please register by 3pm (AEST)…
  • Welcome to PWDA, Deputy CEO Carolyn Hodge
    We’re pleased to announce that Carolyn Hodge has been appointed by our Board as PWDA’s new Deputy CEO and will commence in the role on 4 July 2022. We look forward to welcoming Carolyn to our team to help us advance…
  • Time to update your member details!
    We’ve been making some improvements to our membership database and are using this as an opportunity to make sure that the information we hold about you is accurate and up-to-date. If your details have changed, we kindly ask you to…
  • Election Participation and Disability Webinars recordings
    On 26 April and 16 May 2022, we hosted webinars with the Australian Electoral Commission to help empower people with disability to participate in the upcoming federal election. We discuss voting issues for people with disability and how you can…
  • South East Queensland & Northern NSW Flood Support Contacts For People With Disability
    We hope you have been able to stay safe during the flooding and if you’ve been affected we hope you are getting the information, support and services you need to feel safe and maintain your health and wellbeing. To that end, PWDA has…
  • PWDA Strategic Planning: Member Survey Result
    On 28 July 2021, PWDA launched a survey of our membership. Respondents were asked what they would like PWDA to prioritise over the next three years. The survey ran until 23 August 2021 and received 120 responses. Thank you so…
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Member Survey Results
    On 12 May 2021, PWDA launched a survey of our membership regarding their thoughts and experiences of the COVID-19 vaccine and its rollout. The survey ran until 31 May 2021 and had 74 respondents. These results have informed our organisational statements on…

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