WWDACT e-Bulletin no 22, 2019 – 13 November 2019

November 13, 2019

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 21/19 is out now. View this e-Bulletin in your browser here. Fill out the form here to subscribe. WWDACT AGM and I-Day event   Please join WWDACT Board and staff members for our AGM and I-Day event. Friday 29 November 5pm-7pm Level 4, Marie Reay Teaching Building, ANU Women with Disabilities ACT is

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 21, 2019 – 31 October 2019

November 8, 2019

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 21/19 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   It was with pride that I was announced on Monday 28 October as the ACT Senior Australian of the Year. It was a surprise, given the caliber

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 20, 2019 – 19 October 2019

November 8, 2019

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 20/19 is out now. View this e-Bulletin in your browser here. Fill out the form here to subscribe. Welcome, Nat! Hi everyone, my name is Natalee but everyone calls me Nat (she her), and I am a Peer Leader and Representative for WWDACT. I have lived in Canberra my whole life, working with

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 19, 2019 – 2 October 2019

November 8, 2019

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 19/19 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, In mid-September, Australia presented its 2nd and 3rd reports to the United Nations Committee on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Committee listened

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 18, 2019 – 22 September 2019

November 8, 2019

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 18/19 is out now. View this e-Bulletin in your browser here. Fill out the form here to subscribe. Meet Eleanor – our new Organisational Development Officer Hello all! My name is Eleanor (she/her) and while hailing from New South Wales, I call Canberra my home while I complete my studies. My role at

Notice of WWDACT AGM – 29 November 2019

October 30, 2019

30/10/19 Dear WWDACT Members,   Notice of Women with Disabilities ACT Annual General Meeting   The Women with Disabilities ACT (WWDACT) ABN 74 908 530 982 Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday the 29th of November 2019 from 6:30pm to 7pm on level 4 of the Marie Reay Teaching Building, 155 University Ave,

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 –

Volunteer Opportunity: Health Position Paper

August 22, 2019

WWDACT is looking for a volunteer to write a position paper on Health and Wellbeing for women, girls, non-binary and feminine identifying people with disabilities in the ACT. Availability of appropriate health services is a major issue for many of our members, and we’d like to write a paper on the Ideal Health System, considering

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 has moved!

July 31, 2019

WWDACT has moved in with YWCA Canberra at level 2, 71 Northbourne Avenue! Update your address books! We’re going to be expanding our team – make sure you apply for the Organisational Development Officer or Peer Leader roles by Monday August 5th if you want to join us! We’d like to thank Allied Pickfords for