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MEDIA RELEASE: Gender and climate change: Australian NGOs stand up for greater support and role for women facing environmental risks

From today, high level international talks will take place in New York, aimed at reaching a new global agreement to...

Leadership Statement Launch Webinar – Recording Now Available!

On International Women’s Day – 8th March, WWDA launched the WWDA LEAD Leadership Statement with a great panel of women...

MEDIA RELEASE: Women with Disabilities Australia launches Leadership Statement to challenge ideas and definitions of ‘leadership’.

Embargoed until 3pm AEDT, 8 March 2022 Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is calling on all Australians to rethink leadership...

Change starts with your story

Now is the time to share your experience of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation with the Disability Royal Commission. Applications...

WWDA is presenting at the NGO CSW Forum on Our Site and co-design

On 15 March 2022, WWDA will be presenting at the 2022 NGOCSW forum. Join us for a presentation on our...

Key disability advocacy groups join with ACOSS to urge the Government to act on the DSP Senate Inquiry Report

Key disability advocacy groups join with ACOSS to urge the Government to act on the DSP Senate Inquiry Report Whilst...

Join our WWDA LEAD Peer Networking-Impacts of Covid-19, March 16

16 March 2022 Do you want to connect with other disabled women? Join our LEAD virtual peer networking event. Chat...

Meet the new WWDA President – Jess White! 

This month, we interviewed our new WWDA President, Jess White, so you can get to know Jess, what she does...

Young Women and Non-Binary People’s Experiences of Gender-Based Violence Webinar – Recording Now Available

On 17th February, AWAVA, WESNET, NATSIWA and WWDA launched the ‘Report on Young Women and Non-Binary People’s Experiences of Gender-Based...

Meet WWDA’s National Alliance Policy Advisory Group (PAG) Members!

As a new National Women’s Alliance, WWDA has established our first national Policy Advisory Group (PAG). WWDA’s national PAG will...

WWDA collaborates with AWAVA and NATSIWA to launch Report on Young Women and Non-Binary People’s Experiences of Gender-Based Violence across Australia

The Australian Women Against Violence Alliance’s much-awaited Report on Young Women and Non-Binary People’s Experiences of Gender-Based Violence across Australia...

WWDA presents at the Global Disability Summit on Our Site website and co-design

As part of the Global Disability Summit today, WWDA hosted a side event on our Internationally recognised Our Site website...

WWDA LEAD Scholarships NOW OPEN!

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

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...

New National Resource on the Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls with Disabilities

Today, Our Watch and Women With Disabilities Victoria have launched a new national, evidence-based resource to guide the prevention of...

Apply to join our WWDA LEAD National Summit Codesign Committee!

In 2020 WWDA received funding from the National Disability Insurance Scheme’s Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) Program to deliver...

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...
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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-Vaccaro, Youth Advocate – Now available!

For our sixth episode, WWDA Youth Advisory Group member Jade Taylor interviews Margherita Dall’Occo-Vaccaro, 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...