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Our Site 2.0 Project Steering Committee has been selected

In July 2022, we announced WWDA’s newest project, Our Site 2.0. The project will increase the accessibility and usability of oursite.wwda.org.au and develop a newly...
  • Date 9 August 22

Our Site nominated for International Zero23 Award

WWDA’s Our Site Project was one of 319 nominations from 78 countries for #ZeroCall23! The Our Site Project In 2020,...

Join our WWDA LEAD Peer Networking August 17!

Do you want to connect with other disabled women? Join our monthly LEAD virtual peer networking event. Chat to other women,...
  • Date 19 July 22

Announcing WWDA Our Site 2.0

Between 2018 and 2020, WWDA developed a virtual centre for women, girls, feminine identifying, and non-binary people called Our Site ( Link...

WWDA’s Staff COSP Summary

Staff members Margherita Dall’Occo-Vaccaro and Frances Quan Farrant attended the 15th session of the United Nations Conference of State parties (COSP)...

WWDA Board Member, Kat Reed, on #QandA: The Choice: Violence or Poverty

Last Friday night on July 8 2022, The ABC broadcast a Q+A episode that discussed the cruel choice facing Australian...

Join our WWDA LEAD Peer Networking July 20!

Do you want to connect with other disabled women? Join our monthly LEAD virtual peer networking event. Chat to other women,...

WWDA Youth Podcast with Charlotte Young – Now available!

For our second last episode, Margherita, Youth Development Officer guest interviews WWDA Youth Advisory Group member and all round advocate...

WWDA COSP 2022 Side Event: Our Site Empowering Women and Girls with Disability through Co-Design

The WWDA team is excited to host a virtual side event at the United Nations Conference of state parties (COSP)...

‘The LGBTIQA+ and Disability’ Webinar Recording

On 17 May, WWDA hosted a WWDA LEAD webinar ‘Intersections: LGBTIQA+ and Disability’ with a great panel of women and...

Join our WWDA LEAD Peer Networking on – June 15

Do you want to connect with other disabled women? Join our monthly LEAD virtual peer networking event. Chat to other women,...

Media Release: Women have spoken: new government urged to prioritise structural reform

Media Release Monday, May 23 2022 National Women’s Alliances have congratulated the incoming ALP Government and all new members of...

Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (COSP15) 

This year, the 15th session of the United Nations Conference of State Parties (COSP) to the Convention on the Rights...

In the media: New front in Coalition war on charities

On 14 May 2022, Kristine Ziwica published an article on The Saturdays Paper website titled “New front in Coalition war...

Join us in our election 2022 asks!

The advocacy priorities of WWDA’s 2022 Election Platform we have showcased across the past month were informed by WWDA’s National...

Disability Royal Commission private sessions closing 30 June

Applications to attend a private session close on 30 June, 2022. The Disability Royal Commission will be taking applications for...

Public hearing 23 running 16-20th May

Content warning: mentions abuse and violence towards people with disability. . . Public hearing 23 continues today. Public hearing 23...

Help WWDA beyond the 2022 Election!

WWDA is committed to advocating for the rights of women, girls, feminine-identifying and non-binary people with disability through and beyond...

WWDA Youth Podcast with Jan Sam, Intersectional Advocate – Now available!

For our eighth episode, WWDA Youth Advisory Group member Jade Taylor interviews Jan Qian Yee Sam! Jan is a passionate...

‘Left in lockdown’- People with disability call for a COVID Recovery Plan

Organisations representing hundreds of thousands of people with disability across Australia are calling on political parties to commit to establishing...

New NDIS Fact Sheet for women and girls with disability!

In 2022, WWDA developed a fact sheet to support women, girls, feminine identifying and non-binary people with disability understand, apply...

WWDA LEAD: Intersections: LGBTIQA+ and Disability Webinar!

On May 17, International Day Against LGBTIQA+ Discrimination, WWDA LEAD is bringing a webinar to you about the intersection between LGBTIQA+...
  • Date 28 April 22

Join our WWDA LEAD Peer Networking on Education and Disability – May 18

Do you want to connect with other disabled women? Join our monthly LEAD virtual peer networking event. Chat to other women,...

Register now for our Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD) Women With Disability Focus Group Series!

Register for a focus group now via Humanitix! Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA), Harmony Alliance – Migrant & Refugee Women for...

Group of 65 organisations and experts publish open letter calling for reform to laws that stop people with disability from voting

On 21 May this year, most adult Australians will vote in the Federal Election. However, there is a whole section...