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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...

Letter to the NDIS Minister on Eight Priority Areas for Access and Planning Improvements

In July 2021, WWDA wrote a letter to the Minister for the NDIS, Linda Reynolds with our feedback on Eight...

WWDA YOUTH NETWORK WATCH PARTY & DISCUSSION ON: ‘CRIP CAMP’

This July, the WWDA Youth Network is inviting all young women, feminine identifying and non-binary people with disability (aged 15-30)...

Avenues of Support Webinar – Recording now available

On 14 July, WWDA hosted our second #WWDALead webinar ‘Avenues of Support,’ with a great panel of women and non-binary...
  • Date 14 July 21

Mentoring Program – Applications now open!

Apply now for the WWDA LEAD Mentoring Program!  We’re excited to announce we have launched our new WWDA LEAD mentoring...

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...

WWDA LEAD Mentoring Program is OPEN NOW!

We are excited to announce that we have launched our WWDA LEAD Mentoring program! This is an 8-month program designed...

Avenues of Support Webinar – Register now!

14 July 2021 at 4pm!

WWDA LEAD Peer Networking – June 2021

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

‘The NDIS and Gender’ Webinar Recording

On 27 May, WWDA hosted our second #WWDA LEAD webinar ‘The NDIS and Gender,’ with a great panel of women...

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...

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...

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...

Register now: NDIS and Gender Webinar

WWDA LEAD Webinar Series

WWDA LEAD Scholarships Announced

We are excited to announce the 14 selected applicants for our first round of WWDA LEAD scholarships. The WWDA LEAD...

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...