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PWD ACT Staff Changes

The Committee has appointed Rachel Sirr to the positions of Executive Officer and Media and Communications Officer. Rachel comes to us with a strong background in media and communications in the public…

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The Canberra Disability Review – Issue #5

‘A Peek into the Future and the Body Diverse’ In this Edition we take ‘A Peek into the Future and consider ‘the Body Diverse’, intersectional perspectives on disability and identity. We are also pleased to…

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Our New Project and Policy Officer

In July, Rob Woolley started as our new Project and Policy Officer. Rob comes to us with experience operating an NDIS Provider, working at large and small Not-For-Profits and consulting…

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ACT Disability Justice Strategy

ACT Government consultation for the Disability Justice Strategy is now open. The ACT Government is committed to ensuring that people with disability are treated equally before the law and have…

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My Health Record

My Health Record is an online tool for viewing and managing health information about you. The aim of My Health Record is that you, your family, your supporters and your…

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August Morning Tea

You are invited to our August Morning Tea! Focus: Health and Disability 10:30 – 11:30am Thursday 16 August 2018 Meeting Room 2, Gungahlin Community Centre, 47 Ernest Cavanagh Street, Gungahlin…

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PWD ACT New Job Opportunity – Communications and Media Officer

People with Disabilities (PWD) ACT, a not-for-profit organisation which advocates for people with disabilities, is seeking a Communications and Media Officer to increase its profile in Canberra, and support delivery…

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ACT Budget 2018 – Welcome initiatives but key issues have not been addressed

PWD ACT welcomes the following ACT Government initiatives: The Transition Integrated Service Response to assist people with disabilities with complex needs experiencing difficulty in accessing appropriate services and supports in…

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Morning Tea – Disability Justice

People With Disabilities ACT is holding another Morning Tea on the Third Thursday of the month! Come along to hear about the activities of PWD ACT, discuss disability issues, and…

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Volume 6 – Theme: DISABILITY RIGHTS… into the future!

(For submission details, see our homepage) The National Disability Strategy 2010-2020 is an agreement between all Australian governments (Federal, State and Territory) aimed at implementing disability rights. A decade has now passed…