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‘Left in lockdown’- People with disability call for a COVID Recovery Plan

Organisations representing hundreds of thousands of people with disability across Australia are calling on political parties to commit to establishing...

New NDIS Fact Sheet for women and girls with disability!

In 2022, WWDA developed a fact sheet to support women, girls, feminine identifying and non-binary people with disability understand, apply...

WWDA LEAD: Intersections: LGBTIQA+ and Disability Webinar!

On May 17, International Day Against LGBTIQA+ Discrimination, WWDA LEAD is bringing a webinar to you about the intersection between LGBTIQA+...
  • Date 28 April 22

Join our WWDA LEAD Peer Networking on Education and Disability – May 18

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

Register now for our Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD) Women With Disability Focus Group Series!

Register for a focus group now via Humanitix! Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA), Harmony Alliance – Migrant & Refugee Women for...

Group of 65 organisations and experts publish open letter calling for reform to laws that stop people with disability from voting

On 21 May this year, most adult Australians will vote in the Federal Election. However, there is a whole section...

WWDA Election Platform 2022

In the lead up to the 2022 Federal Election, WWDA is calling on all major parties and candidates to commit...

2022 WWDA LEAD Scholarships announced!

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

Join our WWDA LEAD Peer Networking-Climate change and natural disaster recovery, April 20

20 April 2022 Do you want to connect with other disabled women? Join our monthly LEAD virtual peer networking event. Chat to...
  • Date 4 April 22

Federal Budget lacks targeted measures to reduce violence against women with disability

Australia’s peak body organisation run by and for women with disability is disappointed that this years Federal Budget does not...

Apply to join the WWDA Youth Advisory Group!

The WWDA Youth Network is seeking expressions of interest from young people with disability who identify as women or non-binary...

WWDA joins Triple J Hack to discuss Royal Commission Hearing on Women and Girls With Disability

On Monday night, WWDA staff Tess Moodie and Heidi La Paglia Reid and WWDA member Deb Thomson spoke on Triple...

ABC News: Disability royal commission heads to Hobart to hear evidence on sexual, domestic and family violence

As the Disability Royal Commission heads to Hobart this week to hear evidence on sexual, domestic and family violence, WWDA...
  • Date 28 March 22

Sep 21 – Mar 22 WWDA News

Click the following links to read our previous newsletters: March 2022 Newsletter. February 2022 Newsletter. January 2022 Newsletter. December 2021...
  • Date 28 March 22

Disability Royal Commission public hearing 17 (part 2) starts on Monday 28th March.

Content Note – post discusses violence against people with disability. . . Disability Royal Commission (DRC) public hearing 17 (part...

CSW 66 International Disability Alliance-led Joint Statement

Read by: Sainimili Tawake, Pacific Disability Forum Excellencies, delegates, warm Pacific greetings to you from Fiji. I represent the Pacific...

Register now for our First Nations Women & Gender Diverse People With Disabilities Yarning Circle!

Hey you women & gender diverse mob with disabilities across the country!   Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA), First Peoples Disability Network...

WWDA Youth Podcast with Ana Pike, Tasmanian Disability Advocate – Now available!

For our seventh episode and first episode of the year, WWDA Youth Advisory Group member Jade Taylor interviews Ana Pike!...

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...

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...