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Justice for people with disability at last

Monday, 16 September 2019, 8:13 am | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

People with disability around Australia are hoping today’s opening of the Disability Royal Commission will be the start of bringing us justice for violence against us. More >>

People with disability call for end to violence and neglect

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 8:12 am | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

Violence and neglect against people with disability is a national crisis and must be addressed urgently by all levels of government and disability services. More >>

Employment the antidote to poverty

Saturday, 10 October 2015, 12:07 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

To mark Anti-Poverty Week 2015, the Australian Network on Disability (AND) and People with Disability Australia (PWDA) are calling on employers to recognise the skills, talents and contributions that people with disability can and do bring to the Australian ... More >>

NDIS landmark commitment in NSW and Vic welcomed

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 3:56 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) congratulates the Australian, NSW and Victorian Governments for reaching agreements that will ensure the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be rolled out in full in these States. More >>

2015 Budget: modest but welcome measures for disability

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 11:33 am | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) welcomes the 2015 Budget commitments to a modest but promising package of initiatives to address employment participation of people with disability. “For some time, PWDA has called for a comprehensive jobs ... More >>

Outrageous decision on disability wages

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 9:42 am | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

A decision by the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) to grant the Australian Government a further four month exemption to allow Australian Disability Enterprises (ADEs) to continue to pay workers under the discriminatory Business Services Wage ... More >>

PWDA joins call to reject harsh budget measures

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 12:17 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) joins the Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS) and representatives from across the community sector in Canberra today to call on our elected representatives to protect those living on income support from ... More >>

People with Disability Australia: We are ready to lift

Tuesday, 10 September 2013, 12:30 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) welcomes the election of the new Australian Government and offers our congratulations to the incoming Prime Minister, Mr Abbott. More >>

Election 2013 Policy - Six Ways to Stem the Tide

Monday, 12 August 2013, 3:19 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) has called for a coordinated national effort to stamp out violence, abuse and neglect of people with disability and improve access to the justice system. More >>

WA In NDIS – Whole of Australia Covered

Monday, 5 August 2013, 2:03 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) has welcomed the announcement by Prime Minister Rudd that Western Australia will sign up to DisabilityCare. More >>

Australia, Let's Get Real with Jobs

Monday, 8 July 2013, 2:20 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

People with Disability Australia calls on Federal, State and Local Government, employers in business and the third sector to get real with jobs for people with disability with the launch of our Getting Real on Jobs. More >>

Myer Needs to Get On With The Job

Monday, 1 July 2013, 1:52 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

Today the national cross-disability peak body, People with Disability Australia (PWDA) called for Myer to stop shooting the messenger and start walking the talk on disability employment. More >>

PWDA welcomes Coalition commitment to the NDIS

Saturday, 18 May 2013, 12:33 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) welcomes the commitment by the Coalition to maintain the funding support for the NDIS (DisabilityCare) and ensure the scheme remains true to the principles of the Productivity Commission report. More >>

Australia: A Message to Bernie Brooks, CEO of Myers

Tuesday, 7 May 2013, 1:12 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

People with Disability Australia today calls on Myer to explain why they are refusing to engage with the Australian Human Rights Commission on employment of people with disability.  There is evidence that people with disability are important customers ... More >>

PWDA Calls For Medicare-style Levy to Fund NDIS

Thursday, 2 May 2013, 1:32 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

Today the national peak body, People with Disability Australia (PWDA) called for bipartisan support to introduce a levy to fund DisabilityCare Australia, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). More >>

NDIS Levy – Get Agreement and Bring it On

Thursday, 2 May 2013, 12:31 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) has welcomed yesterday’s statements by the Prime Minister which suggest the Government would be prepared to bring legislation for an increase to the Medicare levy to fund Disability Care Australia, the National ... More >>

Your Say on Disability Care Censored

Wednesday, 20 March 2013, 6:05 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) President Craig Wallace today questioned an apparent decision to remove responses and comments of people with disability, their families and friends from Your Say, the federal government's online National ... More >>

Monumental Triumph in $6 billion NDIS Funding Agreement

Friday, 7 December 2012, 9:29 am | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

MEDIA RELEASE – IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday 6 December 2012 Monumental Triumph in $6 billion NDIS Funding Agreement More >>

 

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