Archive: Organisational Development

WWDA Strategic Plan 2017-2021

WWDA Strategic Plan

Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is pleased to release our next Strategic Plan for the period 2017 to 2021. Our Strategic Plan reflects our fierce commitment to promoting and advancing the human rights and fundamental freedoms of all women with disability. Our plan for the next five years, like all of our work, is grounded in a…

Report: WWDA National Forum for Women and Girls with Disability: Proceedings and Outcomes

The WWDA National Forum for Women and Girls with Disability was held in Melbourne on 6 April 2016, at the Medibank Head Office building in Docklands. The Forum was made possible through one-off Project funding from the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Australian Department of Social Services, plus extensive in-kind support provided…

WWDA News 4th November 2015

Logos - ACDA, WWDA Youth, YDAS

In This Edition: Young Australians with Disability to Contribute to Global Youth Disability Initiative UN Expert Urges States to Make Their Social Protection Systems More Inclusive New UN Report on the Right to Adequate Housing for People with Disability Living in Cities ACDA Presentation from International Expert Group Meeting Now Available The Australian Criminal Justice…

WWDA WELCOMES FOUR NEW MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS

New WWDA Management Committee Members

WWDA is proud to announce that we have four new WWDA Management Committee members: Jen Hargrave, Margherita Coppolino, El Gibbs and Bonnie Millen. These women join our existing managmenet committee team of Rayna Lamb (President), Cashelle Dunn (Vice-President), Pamela Menere (Treasurer), Karen Swift (Member) and Iva Strnadova (Member). As an organisation run by and for…

WWDA Executive Director Finalist in 100 Women of Influence Awards

Carolyn Frohmader

WWDA Management Committee and staff congratulate WWDA Executive Director, Carolyn Frohmader, for being shortlisted as a finalist in the prestigious 2015 Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence awards. The Awards increase the visibility of women’s leadership in Australia and highlight the important contributions that women make to a more equal, diverse and…

NATIONAL LAUNCH OF PEER-LED NETWORK FOR YOUNG WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES

MEDIA RELEASE Today, the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women, Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash, is launching the WWDA Youth Network – an initiative of Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) – at the Australian Human Rights Commission. WWDA is the peak organisation for women and girls with all types of disability in Australia. WWDA’s…

WWDA RELEASES ACTIVITY WORKPLAN 2015 – 2016

WWDA Workplan Coverpage

WWDA  is proud to announce the release of the WWDA Activity Work Plan for 2015-2016 Our workplan embeds and reflects the key purpose of our organisation – to promote and advance the human rights of women and girls with disability. The human rights based approach to our work recognises and respects that the international human rights normative…