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Triple J’s Hack asks why people with disability are not receiving the COVID-19 vaccine

Tonight, Triple J’s Hack program delved into the experiences of people with disability during the COVID-19 pandemic and why so...

WWDA’s response to the NDIS Autism Consultation Paper

We have now submitted our response to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Consultation Paper on ‘Interventions for Children on the Autism...

WWDA Senior Policy Officer speaks to Radio Adelaide about the Federal Budget.

Last week, WWDAs Senior Policy Officer, Elly Desmarchelier spoke to Radio Adelaide about what the 2021-2022 Federal Budget has in...

Federal Budget a mixed bag for women and girls with disability

Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA) has welcomed investments in the Federal Budget to address violence against women and girls with...

Terms of engagement for NDIS Minister Reynolds from the disability community

Disability advocates today delivered new NDIS Minister Linda Reynolds a formal ‘terms of engagement’ in a bid to reset relations...

Disability Royal Commission: WWDA’s Response to Violence and Abuse at Home Issues Paper

In 2020 the Disability Royal Commission released an issues paper on Violence and Abuse at Home. The issues paper includes...

WWDA staff member speaks out against NDIS Independent Assessments

In March 2021, WWDA’s Project Officer, Vanamali Hermans spoke out against NDIS Independent Assessments on C3R morning breakfast radio. You...

Australian Government ‘Stop it at the Start’ website excludes women with disabilities

In response to the launch of the Australian Government’s Stop It At the Start campaign website in early 2021, WWDA sent a...

WWDA calls for urgent action on request to extend Disability Royal Commission

In March 2020, Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) contacted the acting Attorney-General, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash to call for...

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...

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...

November newsletter from WWDA

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

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...