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November newsletter from WWDA

Yesterday we sent out a WWDA Newsletter to our members and subscribers with updates from the team and the industry....

International Day of People with Disability

Celebrate community diversity on International Day of People with Disability

Training Workshop – CCYDN Hospital Communication Passport

Over the last few months, the Commonwealth Children and Youth Disability Network (CCYDN) have been developing a Hospital Communication Passport...

National Youth Disability Leadership Program

Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA) last week launched the first National Youth Disability Leadership Program! This program is...

INCLUSION, DISABILITY, EQUALITY, ACTION AND SUPPORT (IDEAS) Capacity Building Program!

Over the next two months, the Commonwealth Children and Youth Disability Network (CCYDN) is hosting a program of webinars for young people...

AWAVA Webinar on freedom from sexual and gender-based violence

On 20 October 2020, WWDA’s Project and Policy Officer, Heidi La Paglia, spoke at a webinar hosted by the Australian...

Meet the artist behind the LEAD artwork – Ailie Banks

We are really fortunate to have Ailie Banks, an amazing illustrator and artist from NSW design our new WWDA LEAD...

WWDA new project: LEAD- Lead, Engage, Activate and Drive

We are so excited to introduce our new NDIA ILC grant funded  project WWDA LEAD- Lead, Engage, Activate and Drive. Over...

Disability Royal Commission: WWDA’s Response to Emergency Planning Issues Paper

In 2020 the Disability Royal Commission released an issues paper on Emergency Planning. The issues paper asked 11 questions about...

The Rural Women with Disability COVID-19 webinar

Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) would like to thank everyone who attended our webinar yesterday, our panellists for their amazing...
  • Date 15 October 20

Media Release: #MakeItSafeToSpeak

The Disability Royal Commission has been running for over a year without offering full confidentiality to people with disability making submissions.  ...

Heidi La Paglia wins the Disability Sector Award at Tasmanian Young Achiever Awards Night!

At the Tasmanian Young Achiever Awards tonight, WWDA Policy and Projects Officer, Heidi La Paglia, took out the TADPAC Print...

COVID-19 Hospital Communication Passport Launch Event

What is it? The COVID-19 Hospital Communication Passport has been developed by the Commonwealth Children and Youth Disability Network (CCYDN) to support...

DRC Debrief – with WWDA CEO Carolyn Frohmader

WWDA CEO, Carolyn Frohmader will join Senator Jordon Steele-John, Paula McGowan, Dr. Linda Steele, and Therese Sands to discuss last...

Heidi La Paglia’s presentation at the recent NDS webinar

Last Thursday, 24 September 2020, The Australian Human Rights Commission and the Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health...

Jody Barney – speaker at the upcoming Rural Women with Disability COVID-19 Webinar

Today, the 23 September is International Day of Sign Languages, and to celebrate we are introducing our first panellist who...
  • Date 23 September 20

WWDA’s top tips for interacting with others on social media

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media platforms are now being used by people from all over the world. There...

Meet new WWDA member – Jude Marshall

This week WWDA caught up with one of our new members, Jude Marshall, to shine a light on her experience...
  • Date 20 September 20

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...

NATIONAL YOUTH DISABILITY SUMMIT (NYDS)

Between Tuesday 29 September to Saturday 3 October, 2020, Children and Young People With Disability Australia (CYDA) are hosting a National Youth Disability Summit...

The Rural Women with Disabilities COVID-19 Webinar

The experiences of women with disability living in rural, regional or remote areas of Australia during COVID-19.
  • Date 10 September 20

Open letter to the Attorney-General The Hon. Christian Porter MP

We call upon the Attorney-General to introduce legislation into the Australian Parliament to protect the confidentiality of information given to...