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WWDA Management Committee Elections 2018

Voting is now open for the election of Management Committee Members to fill five vacancies. All members of Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA) as at 4 December 2018 are eligible to vote. Members should have received information today about how to vote online. If you are a full member of WWDA, but have not received…

Management Committee Elections 2018

Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA) Management Committee Elections 2018 The voting period for the election of Management Committee members will run from 9:00 am on 11 December 2018 and end at 5:30 pm on 11 January 2o19. Successful nominees will be elected to the Management Committee for a term of three years. There are twelve…

Meet Sunny – A New App for Women with Disability

Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is proud to release a new app for women with disability in Australia that we created with a team of women with disability, and our friends at 1800RESPECT – Australia’s national sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service. What is Sunny? Designed by and for women with disability, Sunny…

Media Release: WWDA funding boost to mark International Day of the Girl Child

WWDA is excited to announce that Federal Minister for Women, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, has today announced a additional funding for WWDA totalling $42,500 to undertake a project that directly supports and benefits young women and girls with disability. The announcement comes on International Day of the Girl Child, a global event recognising the…

MEDIA RELEASE: VIOLENCE AGAINST PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY IS A NATIONAL SHAME

A darkened picture of the palm of a person's hand. There is text appearing over the top of it that says ‪#‎endtheviolence‬. An Australian Cross Disability Alliance logo appears in the bottom left hand corner of the image.

Thursday 27 August 2015 Violence against people with disability is a national shame Call to action 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 already revealed many hundreds of horrific…