Archive: May 2020

Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability: Restrictive Practices

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability is seeking information about the use of restrictive practices on people with disability. Restrictive practice refers to any action that limits the rights or freedom of movement of a person. Restrictive practices are used in many settings, such as homes, including group homes,…

Disability Information Helpline for people with disability

Do you have a question about coronavirus (COVID-19)? Do you need help because things have changed? You can contact the Disability Information Helpline to talk about your concerns in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19), for example if: your support worker has not turned up your provider has stopped services it’s hard for you to get food,…

Our Place renamed to Our Site

From WWDA President, Tricia Malowney WWDA would like to announce that our new website for and by women and girls with disability, ‘Our Place’, has changed its name to ‘Our Site’. The website address has also changed, and you can now find the website at oursite.wwda.org.au We are confident that the new name, Our Site,…