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Vale Faye Druett

5 February 2016 PWDA is deeply saddened at the death yesterday of one of our founders, Faye Druett. PWDA President, Craig Wallace pays tribute to Faye in this statement. Faye was a pioneer of the disability rights movement in Australia,…

NDIS Citizens’ Jury Scorecard Project awarded international honour

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE: National Disability Insurance Scheme and People with Disability Australia 15 October 2015 People with Disability Australia (PWDA) has been awarded an international honour for its ground-breaking National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Citizens’ Jury Scorecard Project. The NDIS…

Discrimination against people with disability who apply for Australian Permanent Residency

AUSTRALIAN CROSS DISABILITY ALLIANCE MEDIA RELEASE 31 August 2015 The Australian Cross Disability Alliance (ACDA) disapproves of aspects of Australia’s migration policy which explicitly discriminates against people who live with medical conditions and disabilities. The ACDA believes that the way…

Violence against people with disability is a national shame: Call to action

Australian Cross-Disability Alliance Media Release 27 August 2015 Today, the Australian Cross Disability Alliance (ACDA) will appear before the Senate Committee inquiring into violence, abuse and neglect against people with disability in institutional and residential settings. The Senate Inquiry process has…

International Women’s Day: DVNSW and PWDA launch project creating disability-inclusive domestic and family violence services

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE NSW & PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY AUSTRALIA 6 March 2015 This Sunday is International Women’s Day and to mark the occasion, Domestic Violence NSW Inc. (DVNSW) and People with Disability Australia (PWDA) are launching a toolkit…

Australian Cross Disability Alliance – a voice for all people with disability

Australian Cross Disability Alliance Media Release 6 February 2015 Five national, cross disability organisations welcome the funding provided by the Australian Government to form the Australian Cross Disability Alliance that will provide a voice for the 4.2 million Australians with disability.…