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Disability Sector Slams National Cabinet’s Omicron Response

Australia’s peak disability representative organisations have written to National Cabinet to detail the unacceptable risks to the lives and health...

WWDA Annual Report 2020-2021

WWDA’s Annual Report for 2020-2021 is now available! This Annual Report provides a summary snapshot of just some of WWDA’s...
  • Date 18 January 22

WWDA LEAD Scholarships Round Two – Open Soon

The WWDA LEAD scholarships offer all existing and new WWDA members an opportunity to apply for a range of leadership...

Our Disability Royal Commission video now in Auslan!

Our Disability Royal Commission video is now available to view in Auslan.  You can find it on our YouTube channel...

Videos and transcripts for Public Hearing 20 now available!

Disability Royal Commission public hearing 20 transcripts and video available online. Public hearing 20 was held online in early December...

Have your say in the National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children!

The Australian Government is developing the National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children 2022-2032 (National Plan) to replace...

WWDA Youth Podcast with Margherita Dall’Occo, Youth Advocate – Now available!

For our sixth episode, WWDA Youth Advisory Group member Jade Taylor interviews Margherita Dall’Occo, youth activist and WWDA’s new Youth Development...

Join our WWDA LEAD LGBTIQA+ and Disability #2, Peer Networking- Jan 19

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

WWDA’s Response to the Religious Discrimination Bill 2021 and related amendments

In December 2021, WWDA wrote to the Attorney General, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash and responded to the Australian Government...

#SmashTheAbleism and End Violence Against Women With Disabilities

This year, WWDA has used the annual #16DaysOfActivism campaign as an opportunity to highlight the specific and unique forms of...

Media Release: New Australian Disability Strategy Welcomed By Leading Disability Representative Organisations

Australia’s peak disability representative organisations have lent their support to the new Australia’s Disability Strategy 2021 – 2031 (the strategy)...

Launch of Australia’s Disability Strategy

On International Day of People with Disability (IDPWD) tomorrow, 3 December, the Australian Government is launching Australia’s Disability Strategy 2021-2031,...

Apply to join our new Policy Advisory Group (PAG)

In 2021 Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) received funding for the first time from the Australian Federal Government’s Office for...

WWDA Youth Podcast with Carly Findlay Now available!

For our fifth episode, WWDA Youth Advisory Group member Jade Taylor interviews Carly Findlay, a prominent disabled activist and writer...

Webinar Recording: Understanding economic and financial abuse

Last week, Director of Policy and Programs, Heidi La Paglia represented WWDA on an ANROWS webinar about financial abuse. Heidi raised a...

WWDA LEAD Welcomes New Toolkit Codesign Committee

WWDA LEAD is proud to announce that we have a new WWDA LEAD Co-Design Committee: Janel Manns, Hayley Clapham, Amay...

Join our WWDA LEAD LGBTIQA+ and Disability, Peer Networking- December 15

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

Donate to WWDA this week and double your impact!

Today we are pleased to announce that WWDA has partnered with EthicalJobs.com.au to run a campaign promoting our work as...

Disability Royal Commission Videos in Indigenous Languages

Our video about the Disability Royal Commission has now been translated into three Indigenous languages for First Nations people, or...

Easy English Fact Sheets for the Disability Royal Commission are now available!

We now have Easy English fact sheets about the Disability Royal Commission available. WWDA Easy English Fact Sheet: Our Royal...

WWDA Youth Survey in Easy English

WWDA is developing resources on menstruation and contraception for young women, girls, feminine identifying and non-binary young people with disability...

WWDA Youth Want To Hear From You!

Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is developing targeted health promotion resources on menstruation and contraception for young women, girls, feminine...

WWDA Annual General Meeting 2021

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2021 Women With Disabilities Australia Inc.ABN: 23 627 650 121Women with Disabilities (Australia) Incorporated (the...
  • Date 3 November 21

WWDA Youth Podcast Episode 4: The NDIS Little Helper – out now!

Episode 4: The NDIS Little Helper For our fourth podcast episode, WWDA Youth Advisory Group member, Jade Taylor interviews Seli,...
  • Date 2 November 21

Key issues from Public Hearing 17, Part 1 (online)

WWDA Executive Director Carolyn Frohmader gave evidence at Public Hearing 17, Part 1 (online) held on the 13th and 14th...