WWDACT is looking for a new CEO!

September 14, 2020

Women with Disabilities ACT (WWDACT) is looking for an enthusiastic Chief Executive Officer to join our team.   About WWDACT: Women With Disabilities ACT (WWDACT) is a systemic advocacy and peer support organisation for women, girls, non-binary and feminine identifying people with disabilities in the ACT and region. WWDACT follows a human rights philosophy, based

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 16, 2020 – 13 September 2020

September 13, 2020

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 16/20 is out now. View this e-Bulletin in your browser here. Fill out the form here to subscribe. Message from the Acting Chair   Dear Members and Colleagues, It seems it is a season of farewells for us here at WWDACT with us now saying goodbye to another person we would rather not

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 15, 2020 – 20 August 2020

August 28, 2020

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 15/20 is out now. View this e-Bulletin in your browser here. Fill out the form here to subscribe. Message from the Acting Chair   Dear Members and Colleagues Last week we bade a very fond farewell to our friend and colleague Sue Salthouse at a State Memorial Service held at the National Gallery of

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 14, 2020 – 6 August 2020

August 7, 2020

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 14/20 is out now. View this e-Bulletin in your browser here. Fill out the form here to subscribe. Message from the Acting Chair   Dear Members and Colleagues A memorial for Sue Salthouse will be live-streamed next Tuesday 11 August 2020 at 10.30am. You can leave your condolences and access the live stream

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 13, 2020 – 23 July 2020

August 7, 2020

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 13/20 is out now. View this e-Bulletin in your browser here. Fill out the form here to subscribe. Message from the CEO   Dear WWDACT Members and Friends, I was devastated on Monday night to learn of the death of WWDACT Chair and my mentor, Sue Salthouse. Sue always wrote these messages for

WWDACT ACT Election Platform 2020

August 3, 2020

WWDACT is the representative body for women, girls, non-binary and feminine identifying people with disabilities in the ACT. With the ACT election coming up in October 2020, we are seeking commitments from the candidates in the 5 areas of our strategic plan to support access and inclusion in the ACT community. WWDACT calls on all

Family Notice – Sue Salthouse

July 28, 2020

Sue was a wonderful stepmother to Karyn, Ruth and Alex, mum to Luisa, grandmother to Jenara and Yilani, and mother-in-law to Adam, Ta and Chris. We thank everyone for respecting our privacy as we grieve and collect ourselves, and plan how we celebrate Sue’s life with her family, friends, fellow activists, and colleagues. There will

In Memory of Sue Salthouse

July 27, 2020

Written by: Christina Ryan, CEO, Disability Leadership Institute and Carolyn Frohmader, CEO, Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA) Good leaders build more leaders. Sue Salthouse’s legacy was building leaders. She was associated with many organisations, sat on numerous boards and committees, was passionate about multiple causes; however, throughout that work Sue was developing others to be

Parenting Project Officer

July 20, 2020

WWDACT is seeking a part-time project officer (1 day per week) to run our new parenting peer support group! This group will support each other to navigate barriers to parenthood as women* with disabilities. The project officer will find participants for the program, connect with community services who can support them (including the NDIS) and

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 12, 2020 – 9 July 2020

July 9, 2020

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 12/20 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,  Our sympathies go out to all the people in Victoria who are subject to the next six weeks of strict lockdown. We especially send sympathies to all our sisters with