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WWDA Board Member, Kat Reed, on #QandA: The Choice: Violence or Poverty

Last Friday night on July 8 2022, The ABC broadcast a Q+A episode that discussed the cruel choice facing Australian...

Disability Royal Commission private sessions closing 30 June

Applications to attend a private session close on 30 June, 2022. The Disability Royal Commission will be taking applications for...

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...

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...

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...

Young Women and Non-Binary People’s Experiences of Gender-Based Violence Webinar – Recording Now Available

On 17th February, AWAVA, WESNET, NATSIWA and WWDA launched the ‘Report on Young Women and Non-Binary People’s Experiences of Gender-Based...

WWDA collaborates with AWAVA and NATSIWA to launch Report on Young Women and Non-Binary People’s Experiences of Gender-Based Violence across Australia

The Australian Women Against Violence Alliance’s much-awaited Report on Young Women and Non-Binary People’s Experiences of Gender-Based Violence across Australia...

New National Resource on the Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls with Disabilities

Today, Our Watch and Women With Disabilities Victoria have launched a new national, evidence-based resource to guide the prevention of...

Videos and transcripts for Public Hearing 20 now available!

Disability Royal Commission public hearing 20 transcripts and video available online. Public hearing 20 was held online in early December...

Have your say in the National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children!

The Australian Government is developing the National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children 2022-2032 (National Plan) to replace...

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 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...

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...

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...

DRC: WWDA’s Response to Restrictive Practices Issues Paper

By Dr. Linda Steele (University of Technology Sydney), Carolyn Frohmader (Women with Disabilities Australia) and thanks to Briony Johnston for...

Share your story with the DRC

A Royal Commission is a way the Australian Government can look into a big problem. In 2019, the Australian Government...