WWDACT e-Bulletin no 17, 2019 – 6 September 2019

September 9, 2019

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 17/19 is out now. View this e-Bulletin in your browser here. Fill out the form here to subscribe. Message from the Chair A significant event took place at the National Press Club (NPC) on 21st August. Their guest speaker was Kyle Miers, Chief Executive of Deaf Australia. Kyle’s powerful talk was presented in Auslan –

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 15, 2019 – 7 August 2019

August 9, 2019

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 15/19 is out now. View this e-Bulletin in your browser here. Fill out the form here to subscribe. Message from the Chair   Dear Members and Colleagues, The Disability Royal Commission has been in an establishment phase since it was gazetted on 4 April 2019.  It has been busy recruiting staff to assist with the face-to-face hearings

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 14, 2019 – 24 July

July 24, 2019

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 13/19 is out now. View this e-Bulletin in your browser here. Fill out the form here to subscribe. Message from the Chair   Dear Members and Colleagues,   A number of WWDACT members, including Board members attended the launch of the latest exhibition at the Canberra Museum and Gallery, ACTIVISM: forces for change in Canberra

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 13, 2019 – 10 July

July 13, 2019

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 13/19 is out now. View this e-Bulletin in your browser here. Fill out the form here to subscribe. Message from the Chair   Dear Members and Colleagues,   At the end of June I returned from attending the Twelfth Council of States Parties (COSP12) for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 11, 2019 – 12 June

June 12, 2019

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 11/19 is out now. View this e-Bulletin in your browser here. Fill out the form here to subscribe. Message from the Chair   Dear Members and colleagues, When you are reading this I will be in New York at the 12th session of the UN Council of States Parties (COSP12) to the Convention on the

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 10, 2019 – 29 May

May 30, 2019

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 10/19 is out now. View this e-Bulletin in your browser here. Fill out the form here to subscribe. Message from the Chair   Dear Members and colleagues, The quixotic election results on Saturday 18 May have resulted in hours of navel-gazing and analysis, from politicians and the press as well as within our friendship groups.

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 9, 2019 – 18 May

May 21, 2019

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 09/19 is out now. View this e-Bulletin in your browser here. Fill out the form here to subscribe. Message from the Chair   Dear Members and colleagues, WWDACT warmly welcomes Ajar Sana, our new Community Engagement Officer. She will be working at the WWDACT office with Clare. More details are on the Board/Staff page on

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 8, 2019 – 2 May

May 6, 2019

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 08/19 is out now. View this e-Bulletin in your browser here. Fill out the form here to subscribe. Profile on WWDACT people Lou Bannister has been a member of WWDACT since the mid-90s. She is now the Chair of the Ministerial Council on Women (MACW) – we believe she is the first women with disabilities

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 7, 2019 – 17 April

April 17, 2019

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 05/19 is out now. View this e-Bulletin in your browser here. Fill out the form here to subscribe. Message from the Chair   Dear Members and Colleagues,   Now we have the long-anticipated federal election on May 18th, just 4 weeks away. This is a reminder that the ACT has changed since 2016. In this

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 6, 2019 – 3 April

April 3, 2019

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 06/19 is out now. View this e-Bulletin in your browser here. Fill out the form here to subscribe. Message from the Chair   Dear Members and Colleagues, WWDACT is searching for a part time short term Community Engagement Officer to work with us over May and June. We look forward to expanding our staff team.