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WWDA Youth Survey in Easy English

WWDA is developing resources on menstruation and contraception for young women, girls, feminine identifying and non-binary young people with disability...

WWDA Youth Want To Hear From You!

Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is developing targeted health promotion resources on menstruation and contraception for young women, girls, feminine...

WWDA Annual General Meeting 2021

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2021 Women With Disabilities Australia Inc.ABN: 23 627 650 121Women with Disabilities (Australia) Incorporated (the...
  • Date 3 November 21

WWDA Youth Podcast Episode 4: The NDIS Little Helper – out now!

Episode 4: The NDIS Little Helper For our fourth podcast episode, WWDA Youth Advisory Group member, Jade Taylor interviews Seli,...
  • Date 2 November 21

Key issues from Public Hearing 17, Part 1 (online)

WWDA Executive Director Carolyn Frohmader gave evidence at Public Hearing 17, Part 1 (online) held on the 13th and 14th...

DRC Public hearing Day #1

Content Note – post discusses violence against people with disability. . . Summary of Day 1 for Disability Royal Commission...

Disability and Identity Webinar – Recording Now Available

On 11th October, WWDA hosted our WWDA LEAD and WWDA Youth Network webinar ‘Disability and Identity,’ with a great panel...

Disability Royal Commission Public Hearing 17 update!

Public hearing 17: ‘The experience of women and girls with disability with a particular focus on family, domestic and sexual...

WWDA Submission to NDIS Consultation on Supported Decision-Making

In early October, WWDA made a submission to the the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Consultation Paper on ‘Supporting you...

WWDA submission to the NDIS on Life at Home

In October, WWDA responded to the NDIS consultation paper on ‘An ordinary life at Home.’ In this submission, WWDA draws...

WWDA Youth Peer Networking

Coming Soon! As part of the WWDA LEAD project, WWDA Youth is hosting a number of online networking sessions. This month, we...

Join our WWDA LEAD Peer Networking – 27 October

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

WWDA Youth Podcast Episode 3: Interview with Ashleigh Rae – out now!

Content Note: This episode discusses topics that may be triggering for some listeners, including grooming, childhood sexual violence and abuse....

Upcoming Webinar: Disability and Identity

Disability and Identity Webinar On October 11, International Day of the Girl, the WWDA Youth Network are bringing a webinar...

Apply for our WWDA LEAD Toolkit Co-Design Committee

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

Hobart DRC public hearing postponed!

Unfortunately, the Disability Royal Commission (DRC) Public Hearing on ‘The Health and Safety of Women and Girls With Disability’ due to be held in Hobart...

Your Say Is Important!

WWDA and CYDA are collaborating to capture the experiences of young women, feminine-identifying and non-binary people aged between 15-30 years...

Board Positions Available

WWDA is seeking nominations from WWDA members who would like to become WWDA Board members. This is a wonderful opportunity as a Board Member of...
  • Date 2 September 21

WWDA Youth Podcast Episode #2: Interview with Chloe Hayden!

Episode #2 of the WWDA Youth Network Podcast: We Can All Be Leaders is now available! For our second episode,...

Join our youth focus group for the DRC!

WWDA and CYDA are running focus groups for girls, young women, feminine-identifying and non-binary young people with disability aged between...

Art Prize Awards Ceremony Recording Now Available!

On 26 August, WWDA held a live awards ceremony for our first ever WWDA LEAD Art Prize. The live event...

Winners of the 2021 WWDA LEAD Art Prize Announced!

Tonight, we held the WWDA LEAD Art Prize Awards Ceremony where we announced the winners of our recent art competition....

Thank You to WWDA’s President, Tricia Malowney OAM

Tricia Malowney WWDA President, Tricia Malowney has decided to step down as WWDA President, to focus on new challenges, including...