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PWDA Announce Formal Response To The Disability Royal Commission Final Report

Monday, 26 February 2024, 7:17 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) is a national Disability Representative Organisation led by, and for, people with disability. The organisation has released a response today that reflects the most up-to-date and comprehensive views of PWDA ... More >>

PWDA Responds To The NDIS Review: More Supports For People With Disability Welcome

Thursday, 7 December 2023, 9:28 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) welcomes additional funding and steps to address gaps in support for people with disability outlined in today’s Independent NDIS Review report. “This report acknowledges what disabled people have known and ... More >>

Claiming our rights this IDPWD

Sunday, 3 December 2023, 2:28 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

On this International Day of People with Disability (IDPWD), People with Disability Australia (PWDA), reflects on another year of advocating for the rights of all people with disability to live in a future that is fully inclusive where the human rights ... More >>

PWDA Responds To NDIS Data Breach

Thursday, 3 August 2023, 9:59 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

PWDA urges people with disability to remain vigilant to suspicious activity in the wake of the HWL Ebsworth data breach, which impacted National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants, prospective participants, their families and supports ... More >>

Days Are Numbered For Restrictive Practices

Tuesday, 25 July 2023, 9:26 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

PWDA welcomes the release of the Disability Royal Commission’s Research Report's recommendation to eliminate restrictive practices. As a disability representative organisation of and for people with disability, we strongly believe that restrictive ... More >>

People With Disability Australia At 2023 Sydney World Pride!

Wednesday, 15 February 2023, 7:45 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) join Sydney’s World Pride 2023 celebrations which launch this Friday 17 February. This is the first time World Pride has been held in the Southern Hemisphere and the first time the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi ... More >>

A Thoughtful Budget With More To Do

Wednesday, 26 October 2022, 5:29 am | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

25 October  People with Disability Australia (PWDA) welcomes tonight's budget as thoughtful overall - recognising the attention to NDIS and other targeted reforms, including education and skills measures, housing and women’s safety. PWDA ... More >>

PWDA Welcomes Announcement Of NDIS Review

Tuesday, 18 October 2022, 7:07 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) welcomes the announcement of the Independent Review of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) today. The Review's broad Terms of Reference give the disability community the chance to raise issues that ... More >>

Housing Action Long Overdue For People With Disability

Friday, 26 August 2022, 8:17 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

Next week, the Disability Royal Commission will focus on people with disability who have experienced homelessness, including living in boarding houses and other forms of insecure or inadequate housing. Public hearing 26 will take place in Parramatta, ... More >>

PWDA Launches New Website To Mark 40 Years Of Community Service

Tuesday, 2 August 2022, 7:10 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

PWDA has launched a new website to help improve how our members, clients and supporters can access our information and engage with our work, activities and events. Launched as part of our 40th anniversary commemorations, the new website reflects current ... More >>

Peak Disability Org Seeks Federal Election Commitments Around Safety, Security And Support For People With Disability

Tuesday, 5 April 2022, 7:16 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

Disability advocates want the next federal government to deliver people with disability better protection from COVID, better jobs and financial security, better housing and better support through the National Disability Insurance Scheme. The Federal ... More >>

Peak Disability Org Slams 2022 Federal Budget For ‘Short-Changing’ People With Disability

Wednesday, 30 March 2022, 6:59 am | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

Australia’s peak disability rights and advocacy organisation has criticised the Federal Government for not providing better support for people with disability in the 2022 Budget. People With Disability Australia (PWDA) says the Federal Government ... More >>

Omicron Staffing Crunch Putting Lives Of People With Disability At Risk

Thursday, 13 January 2022, 7:23 am | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

Disability advocates say the lives and health of people with disability are at risk because of the severe strain that the Omicron variant of COVID-19 is putting on the disability support sector. People With Disability Australia President Samantha Connor: ... More >>

‘People Will Die;’ People With Disability Lead Push For Free Rapid COVID Tests

Tuesday, 4 January 2022, 5:30 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

Peak advocacy organisation People with Disability Australia (PWDA) has called for the nation’s governments to deliver free rapid antigen testing, increased resourcing and N95 masks for people with disability, their families and workforce. PWDA, which ... More >>

Disability Advocates: No Travel To Low-Vax Regions; More Access To 3rd Jabs To Protect People With Disability From COVID

Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 7:57 am | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

Disability Advocates Call For No Travel To Low-Vax Regions And More Access To Third Jabs To Protect People With Disability From COVID With COVID-related travel restrictions to regional NSW set to ease next week, disability advocates are calling for restrictions ... More >>

With COVID Set To Run Free In NSW, Many People With Disability Face A Future Of Fear

Monday, 11 October 2021, 7:55 am | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

Disability advocates hold grave concerns that sluggish efforts to vaccinate people with disability in NSW will mean many disabled people now face sickness and death as the state starts to open up this week from COVID lockdown. National peak disability ... More >>

Advocates Fear People With Disability Set For Lockdown Limbo

Monday, 13 September 2021, 12:51 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

Disability advocates are concerned that people with disability are set to languish in lockdown when the states and territories open up again unless the Federal Government amps up COVID vaccination programs for clinically vulnerable people. As locked-down ... More >>

Disability Advocates Say New COVID-19 Vaccine Data Show People With Disability Are Being Left Behind

Wednesday, 25 August 2021, 8:04 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

Disability advocates have increased pressure on the Federal Government to speed up and broaden the COVID-19 vaccine rollout for people with disability after the release of vaccination data which shows the rollout for people with disability is ... More >>

Advocate Calls For People With Disability To Have Vaccine Choice

Thursday, 22 July 2021, 8:22 pm | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

Advocacy organisation People with Disability Australia has called for people with disability and their treating practitioners to be able to assess their risk of getting COVID-19 and choose what vaccine to get after residents and workers at a disability ... More >>

People With Disability Cannot Just ‘Live With COVID’

Saturday, 10 July 2021, 5:30 am | People with Disability Australia - PWDA

People with disability and their families are in the midst of the crisis of their lives, especially in New South Wales. On one hand, there is a pandemic raging with all the ferocity of an out of control forest fire. On the other, there is a fierce ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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