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#SmashTheAbleism and End Violence Against Women With Disabilities

This year, WWDA has used the annual #16DaysOfActivism campaign as an opportunity to highlight the specific and unique forms of...

Media Release: New Australian Disability Strategy Welcomed By Leading Disability Representative Organisations

Australia’s peak disability representative organisations have lent their support to the new Australia’s Disability Strategy 2021 – 2031 (the strategy)...

Launch of Australia’s Disability Strategy

On International Day of People with Disability (IDPWD) tomorrow, 3 December, the Australian Government is launching Australia’s Disability Strategy 2021-2031,...

Apply to join our new Policy Advisory Group (PAG)

In 2021 Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) received funding for the first time from the Australian Federal Government’s Office for...

WWDA Youth Podcast with Carly Findlay Now available!

For our fifth episode, WWDA Youth Advisory Group member Jade Taylor interviews Carly Findlay, a prominent disabled activist and writer...

Webinar Recording: Understanding economic and financial abuse

Last week, Director of Policy and Programs, Heidi La Paglia represented WWDA on an ANROWS webinar about financial abuse. Heidi raised a...

WWDA LEAD Welcomes New Toolkit Codesign Committee

WWDA LEAD is proud to announce that we have a new WWDA LEAD Co-Design Committee: Janel Manns, Hayley Clapham, Amay...

Join our WWDA LEAD LGBTIQA+ and Disability, Peer Networking- December 15

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

Donate to WWDA this week and double your impact!

Today we are pleased to announce that WWDA has partnered with EthicalJobs.com.au to run a campaign promoting our work as...

Disability Royal Commission Videos in Indigenous Languages

Our video about the Disability Royal Commission has now been translated into three Indigenous languages for First Nations people, or...

Easy English Fact Sheets for the Disability Royal Commission are now available!

We now have Easy English fact sheets about the Disability Royal Commission available. WWDA Easy English Fact Sheet: Our Royal...

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...