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Member Survey 2018

People with Disabilities ACT (PWD ACT) is currently undertaking an organisation review to assist it in planning for the future and ensure that PWD ACT can effectively reflect the views and advocate on behalf of the communities…

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Royal Commission welcome for young people with disabilities

People with Disabilities ACT welcomes the Prime Minister’s Royal Commission into aged care, in particular looking into the care of young Australians with disabilities living in aged care. “It’s long overdue, and…

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ACT Employment Inquiry in the Legislative Assembly

Last month the Health, Ageing and Community Services Committee tabled its report from the Inquiry into the employment of people with disabilities. The report included 32 recommendations. During this inquiry, People with Disabilities   …

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Forum for People with Disabilities

Presented by People With Disabilities ACT You will hear about supported decision making How you can join in with other people with disabilities to speak up for better services Work with…

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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…