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Disability Royal Commission Public Hearings

The Disability Royal Commission is holding a series of public hearings around the country to gather evidence about violence, neglect, abuse and...

We Can All Be Leaders Webinar

WWDA LEAD Webinar Series

WWDA calls on Minister to cease roll-out of Independent Assessments

In January 2021, WWDA sent a letter to the Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Stuart Robert MP...

WWDA CEO joins new committee to break down barriers into the workforce

The Morrison Government have announced a commitment and extra funding to address the barriers preventing people with mental illness and...

Have your say on NDIS Independent Assessments.

In mid 2021, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be introducing compulsory Independent Assessments for all NDIS participants. In...

NDIS is calling on people with a disability to have your say.

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is calling on people with a disability, participants, their families and carers and the wider disability...

WWDA LEAD Introduction Survey

Over the next two years the WWDA LEAD program will deliver a range of leadership and peer networking opportunities and...

WWDA joins 42 disability rights and advocacy organisations to call for an end to segregation of people with disability

With the release of a new paper, 42 disability rights and advocacy organisation are calling upon the Royal Commission into...

On IDPwD we are excited to announce our new Project Steering Committee for WWDA LEAD

International Day of People with Disability

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!

November newsletter from WWDA

Yesterday we sent out a WWDA Newsletter to our members and subscribers with updates from the team and the industry....

International Day of People with Disability

Celebrate community diversity on International Day of People with Disability

AWAVA Webinar on freedom from sexual and gender-based violence

On 20 October 2020, WWDA’s Project and Policy Officer, Heidi La Paglia, spoke at a webinar hosted by the Australian...

Meet the artist behind the LEAD artwork – Ailie Banks

We are really fortunate to have Ailie Banks, an amazing illustrator and artist from NSW design our new WWDA LEAD...

WWDA new project: LEAD- Lead, Engage, Activate and Drive

We are so excited to introduce our new NDIA ILC grant funded  project WWDA LEAD- Lead, Engage, Activate and Drive. Over...

Disability Royal Commission: WWDA’s Response to Emergency Planning Issues Paper

In 2020 the Disability Royal Commission released an issues paper on Emergency Planning. The issues paper asked 11 questions about...

The Rural Women with Disability COVID-19 webinar

Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) would like to thank everyone who attended our webinar yesterday, our panellists for their amazing...
  • Date 15 October 20

Media Release: #MakeItSafeToSpeak

The Disability Royal Commission has been running for over a year without offering full confidentiality to people with disability making submissions.  ...