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2019 International Day of People with Disability

2019 International Day of  People with Disability Canberra Times Supplement People With Disabilities ACT (PWDACT) in association with the Canberra Times and financial support from the Office for Disability will…

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Statement in response to media alert about Wheelchair accessible BBQ’s

Statement in response to media alert about Wheelchair accessible BBQ’s People with Disabilities ACT (PWDACT) welcomes the ACT Government’s new wheelchair accessible BBQ at the Cotter. “We think it’s a…

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PWDACT 2019 Annual General Meeting

Notice:   PWDACT 2019 Annual General Meeting We need you to attend and participate in this meeting to ensure our future as an organisation of and for people with disability. Date:      …

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October Morning tea & Cartoon exhibit

PWDACT October Morning Tea Come to the Canberra Museum and Gallery (CMAG) on the 10 October at 10AM for a free light morning tea and a cartoon exhibit in the…

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Working together with People with Disabilities in Healthcare

Working together with People with Disabilities in Healthcare Highlighting the challenges often faced by people with disability in healthcare settings and the ways healthcare professionals can improve experiences for everyone…

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USING MEDICARE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

USING MEDICARE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES There are a number of items in the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) for services specifically related to disabilities. MBS Items for people with disabilities…

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Positional statement – Infrastructure, Planning and the built Environment

Positional statement – Infrastructure, Planning and the built Environment 1.     PWDACT advocates for a built environment which is barrier free and universally accessible for all in accordance with ACT and…

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Positional statement – Transport

Positional Statement – Transport 1.     PWDACT advocates for inclusive transport in accordance with Article 9 of the Convention on the Rights of People with Disability. 2.     We advocate that the…

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WHEN THINGS GO WRONG IN HEALTH SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

When Things Go Wrong in Health Services for People with Disabilities A guide prepared by  People With Disabilities ACT and the ACT Human Rights Commission – your options to help…

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People with Disabilities ACT (PWDACT) – Federal Election 2019 position statement

People with Disabilities ACT (PWDACT) – Federal Election 2019 position statement PWDACT calls on the Commonwealth Government to: Provide uncapped incentives to State and Territory governments to include all children…