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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)...

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...

MEDIA RELEASE: Four Corners Guardianship Expose Reveals the Stark Reality of Many Women With Disabilities

Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is saddened and outraged at the events that were portrayed in last night’s ABC Four Corners...

WWDA NGO CSW Presentation on Our Site Recording Now Available!

On 15 March 2022, WWDA presented at the 2022 NGOCSW forum about our Our Site website, made by and for...

WWDA presentation on co-design at the Global Disability

As part of the Global Disability Summit next week, WWDA is hosting a side event on our Internationally recognised Our...

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...

DRC: WWDA’s Response to Restrictive Practices Issues Paper

By Dr. Linda Steele (University of Technology Sydney), Carolyn Frohmader (Women with Disabilities Australia) and thanks to Briony Johnston for...

MEDIA STATEMENT: WWDA funded to give a voice to women and girls with disability

Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is delighted to announce that the Australian Government has provided WWDA with funding for 3...

Inquiry into the purpose, intent and adequacy of the Disability Support Pension

In response to the recently announced Parliamentary Inquiry into the purpose, intent and adequacy of the Disability Support Pension, WWDA...

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...

Share your story with the DRC

A Royal Commission is a way the Australian Government can look into a big problem. In 2019, the Australian Government...

Reflections From the United Nations Generation Equality Forum

In March 2021,  WWDA Youth Advisory Group (WYAG) member, Margherita Dall’Occo represented the WWDA Youth Youth Network at the 2021 UN...

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...