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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…

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Canberra Disability Review Volume 7

Canberra Disability Review Canberra Disability Review #7 Summer 2019-compressed Independence & infrastructure Light rail accessibility, your stories, independent lining centre closure & more …

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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…

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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…