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CSW67/ Our Site: a website made by and for women with disabilities – Recording now available!  

On Thursday, 9th March 2023, WWDA’s staff members Zoe Houstein, Tanya Sinclair, and Cat Standley presented at CSW67!  Watch the replay...

National Autism Strategy

The Australian Government is currently seeking expressions of interest from community members to join the National Autism Strategy Oversight Council...
  • Date 16 March 23

Image descriptions – What are they and why are they important?

Image descriptions are short descriptions that describe the images you are posting whether it be for Instagram, Facebook, blogs, etc. ...
  • Date 16 March 23

CSW67/ WWDA LEAD: Empowering Women with Disability in the Digital Age – Recording now available!  

On the 7th of March 2021, WWDA staff member Saphia Grant presented at CSW67! The event showed how the WWDA LEAD...

Vale the world renowned disability activist, Judy Huemann

As the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 67th sesssion begins this year, women with disabilities around the world...
  • Date 7 March 23

WWDA at Senate Public Hearing on ‘Universal access to reproductive healthcare’

On the 28 February at 1:15pm, WWDA’s Executive Director, Carolyn Frohmader, will be speaking at the Senate Public Hearing on...

Media Release: Smartphones need to be easy for people with disabilities to use, and UN has a role to play

23 February 2023 Smartphones and other information computer systems are notoriously hard to use if you have a disability and...

Peer Networking March 2023

Join us for March Peer Networking! Click here or the button below to register. Date: March 29 2023 Time: 12-1.30pm...

WWDA LEAD Mentoring Program – What’s next?

Have you recently signed up to the WWDA LEAD Mentoring Program and wondering what you do next? You can do...
  • Date 22 February 23

Our Site’s third-year anniversary event – Storytelling workshop

This March is the third anniversary of the launch of Our Site! To celebrate the anniversary, Our Site will hold...

WWDA at Indigenous Wellbeing Conference 

This year, WWDA was able to send two attendees to the Indigenous Wellbeing Conference, Youth Network Member Lily Hodgson and...

WWDA online events at CSW67!

While the official sessions of The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW67) are only open to registered representatives, there...
  • Date 14 February 23

WWDA at this years 67th session of CSW!

We are excited to announce that WWDA will be attending and hosting three parallel events at the 67th Session of...

Webinar: Empowering women with disability in a digital world

Online panel discussion on the Commission on the Status of Women 67th Session (CSW67) priority theme presented by Equality Rights...

Peer Networking February 2023

Our first Peer Networking event for 2023 is happening on the last Wednesday in February, which is only two weeks...

Peer Networking for 2023

WWDA LEAD Peer Networking is returning in February 2023! We are so happy to bring this online networking opportunity via...

Sexual and Reproductive Rights Webinar – Recording now available!

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend our webinar on the 13th of December 2022 on sexual and...

WWDA LEAD Mentoring Welcome Packs

The WWDA LEAD Mentoring Program is still taking applications for both mentors and mentees. And as an added bonus, the...
  • Date 20 December 22

WWDA Youth Podcast with Claire Bertholli – Youth Leadership

For our last episode of the series and of the year, guest host Margherita Dall’Occo-Vaccaro interviews Claire Bertholli, a youth...

WWDA Members announced as finalists in National Awards for Disability Leadership!

The National Awards for Disability Leadership are an annual event held by the Disability Leadership Institute. They recently announced their...

2022 WWDA Annual General Meeting

Women with Disabilities (Australia) Incorporated (the “Incorporated Association”) gives notice that the WWDA Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held...
  • Date 28 November 22

WWDA LEAD Leadership Week success!

Last Week the WWDA LEAD Project Team hosted a hybrid (in-person and online) meeting & leadership event for the WWDA...

16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

Each year WWDA joins the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign to call for the prevention and elimination...
  • Date 22 November 22

Former WWDA President, Karin Swift, left for hours on plane due to inaccessible airport infrastructure

 Karin Swift, prominent disability advocate, former WWDA president, and lifetime member, was forced to return to Melbourne Airport after sitting...

WWDA LEAD Leadership Week kicks off

This week the WWDA staff have a rare opportunity to come together and hold an in-person and online Leadership Week...