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LEARN HOW TO SPEAK UP Free Workshops on Self-Advocacy Dates: 20 June, 27 June & 4 July 2019 Time: 10.00am – 11.30am Venue: Vikings Club, 80 Athllon Drive 22, Tuggeranong…

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Canberra Disability Review Volume 7

Independence & infrastructure Light rail accessibility, your stories, independent lining centre closure & more Issue#7 -2019


Royal Commission welcome for people with disabilities

18 February 2019 Royal Commission welcome for people with disabilities People with Disabilities ACT welcomes a dedicated Royal Commission into violence, abuse and neglect against people with disability in institutional…

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Have your say & you could win $50

Have your say about living with a disability in Canberra, and you could win a $50 gift card. PWDACT is seeking your views about what can be improved for people…


International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD)

Since 1992, the United Nations IDPD has been annually observed on 3 December around the world. Monday 3rd December is the 2018 International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This year’s theme is Empowering persons with disabilities…


Canberra Disability Review – Volume 4

Volume 4 of Canberra Disability Review was launched at a forum by ACTCOSS with ACT Minister for Health and Wellbeing Meegan Fitzharris MLA on 8 December 2017. You can watch a video of the…


The Canberra Disability Review – Focus on Housing

In this Edition we take a look at the options for home ownership by people with disabilities in Canberra and take a critical look at the town planning policies which shape…


Australian Building Codes Board – Accessible Housing consultation

We recently attended the Australian Building Codes Board consultation into the new Accessible Housing standards. The new standards aim to create a set of minimum requirements for accessibility for new homes being…


PWD ACT October Morning Tea – have your say on our ACT Budget submission to the ACT Government

Come along to our next morning tea! Our focus will be on the upcoming ACT Budget 2019-20 When: 18 October at 10.30am – Midday Where: Woden Southern Cross Club Light refreshments served. Please register at  …


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…