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

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 3, 2019 – 6 February

February 6, 2019

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 01/19 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 Friends, There are 2 items in this e-Bulletin that require prompt action.    The first is the PWDACT call for people with disabilities to be involved in a consumer

Make Renting Fair – Open Letter

January 31, 2019

WWDACT has signed an open letter with 13 other community organisations to call on the ACT government to bolster their proposed rental reforms by amending the Residential Tenancies Act to abolish no cause, unfair evictions. We know that women with disabilities are often faced with challenges in the private rental market, with a CHOICE report

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 2, 2019 – 23 January

January 23, 2019

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 01/19 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 Friends,   Since the last e-Bulletin, I have had cause to reflect on how much going backwards makes you cross. When hard-won accessible facilities are lost, or rendered unusable,

Social Isolation and Violence by Clare Moore

January 21, 2019

This is the script of a speech given by Clare Moore, WWDACT CEO, at the Canberra Women’s March on January 20th, 2019. Please be aware that this speech contains reference to violence, abuse and sexual assault.   Social Isolation and Violence against Women with Disability I am a non-binary, genderqueer person, raised as a woman.

Social Drop-In #1 2019

January 10, 2019

Come and join us for the first Social Drop-In of 2019 on Thursday January 24th from 10:30-12:30 at Vikings Club Erindale (6 Ricardo St, Wanniassa). Social Drop-Ins are a way to meet your community in a low stress, relaxed environment. Please feel free to bring your friends and you don’t need to be a WWDACT

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 1, 2019 – 9 January

January 9, 2019

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 01/19 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 Friends, Welcome to 2019! WWDACT wishes everyone a safe, fulfilling year with the best of health that our individual conditions will allow, and many good occasions for fellowship with

WWDACT e-Bulletin No 22 – 5 December 2018

December 5, 2018

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 22/18 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 Friends,  WWDACT held its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 22 November, and it is with great pleasure that we welcome two new members to our Board, Belinda O’Connor and

WWDACT e-Bulletin No 21 – 19 November 2018

November 19, 2018

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 21/18 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 Friends, In this e-Bulletin WWDACT seeks your support. Women with Disabilities ACT in collaboration with Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) and our sister organisations Women With Disabilities South Australia