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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...

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...

WWDA’s first Newsletter for 2021

We are sorry, we sent the wrong link! If you were looking for the May Newsletter go here: https://wwda.org.au/2021/05/may-2021-newsletter-from-wwda/ Our...

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...

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

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