Archive: February 2019

WWDA welcomes Federal Parliament support for Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse and Neglect Against People With Disability

Media Release – Royal Commission Vote Welcome – Now Time To Make It Happen   18 February 2019 People with disability, and our organisations, today welcome the vote in the Australian Parliament about a Royal Commission into the epidemic of violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect against people with disability. The next step is to make…

Open Letter to the Prime Minister Scott Morrison: The urgent need for a stand-alone Royal Commission into all forms of violence against people with disability

People with disability and our representative organisations are urging the Federal Government to call a stand-alone Royal Commission into all forms of violence and abuse against people with disability across Australia. People with disability, friends, families, allies and supporters have for years now, been calling for a stand-alone Royal Commission into all forms of violence…

WWDA Welcomes New Board Members!

Late last year WWDA members voted on nominees for vacant positions on the WWDA Board. We are delighted to announce that the successful nominees were: Pamela Menere (re-elected) Allirra Honner Jen Lowe Monique Crowden (re-elected) Cherohn Rule (re-elected) Jody Barney Patricia Maloney We welcome our new and continuing Board members to WWDA for a three…