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

Sue Salthouse on Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)

May 20, 2019

Sus Salthouse joined Adam Shirley on ABC Radio Canberra Mornings on Friday May 17th for Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). Listen to the interview or read the transcript below.   Transcript Adam Shirley 0:00 Now but put yourself in the shoes of someone who lives with a disability do so by answering this question. How

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

Calvary Hospital and CIT Bruce Free Shuttle Bus

April 29, 2019

Transport Canberra is running a trial of a free accessible shuttle bus from Belconnen to Calvary Hospital and CIT Bruce. The shuttle is open to all members of the public who need it, including disabled people, parents with prams, and older people. The shuttle will run from 9am – 5pm on weekdays. The stops run

WWDACT’s Guide to the 2019 Federal Election

April 18, 2019

UPDATE 14/05: With the Election drawing close, you can find our your local candidates and the order of the ballot paper using this chat bot from the AEC. We’ve also prepared simple lists in ballot order so you can plan your vote before you head to the polls Candidate list for Bean Candidate list for

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.

Community Engagement Officer

April 2, 2019

We are seeking a Community Engagement Officer! Women with Disabilities ACT (WWDACT) is looking for an enthusiastic and driven Community Engagement Officer to join our team.   About WWDACT: Women With Disabilities ACT (WWDACT). WWDACT is a systemic advocacy and peer support organisation for women, girls, non-binary and feminine identifying people with disabilities in the

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 5, 2019 – 21 March

March 21, 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, I think we are all immensely saddened by last Friday’s events at the Al Noor and Linwood Mosques in Christchurch. We grieve for all in New Zealand and

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 4, 2019 – 4 March

March 4, 2019

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 04/19 is out now. View this e-Bulletin in your browser here. Fill out the form here to subscribe. Message from the Chair   It is Hearing Awareness Week from Sunday 3 March to Saturday 9 March, and WWDACT Board Member, Dianne McGowan, is leading the way in calling for community inclusion for people with hearing