WWDACT e-Bulletin No 20 – 7 November 2018

November 7, 2018

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 20/18 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 is looking forward to catching up with members, colleagues and supporters at our early I-Day Event. Reflections on the Mirrorball will be held at East Hotel (corner of Canberra

Pitch Your Passion: Call Out for Speakers!

October 25, 2018

Are you a person with a disability or mental illness? Are you between the ages of 16 and 25? Do you want to share your story? Do you want to tell the world about a topic you’re passionate about? Do you have something to say to the world and have just been waiting for the

Pitch Your Passion: Call Out for Performers!

October 25, 2018

Are you a person with a disability or mental illness? Are you between the ages of 16 and 25? Do you sing, dance, act, tell stories or perform poetry? WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!   Women with Disabilities ACT (WWDACT) is hosting the inaugural variety show for young people with disabilities, Pitch Your Passion.

WWDACT e-Bulletin No 19, 22 October 2018

October 23, 2018

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 16/18 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 cordially invites you to our AGM on 21 November. The AGM will be held in the Daily-Chronicle Room at EAST Hotel (corner of Canberra Avenue and

Seeking New Directors

October 17, 2018

WWDACT is SEEKING NEW DIRECTORS WWDACT is offering an opportunity for women, non-binary and feminine identifying people with disabilities in the ACT & region to join our dynamic, innovative Board. Help shape a better future for all ACT women with disabilities. Send your Expression of Interest to ceo@wwdact.org.au by COB October 23 and we will

WWDACT e-Bulletin No 18 – 10 October 2018

October 9, 2018

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 17/18 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 Colleagues, Our news this week is full of sorrow as we have learned of the death of our fellow WWDACT Director, Eun Ju Kim-Baker. Eun Ju joined the WWDACT

Vale, Eun Ju

October 9, 2018

The WWDACT Board was saddened last week to hear of the death of fellow WWDACT director, Eun Ju Kim-Baker. Eun Ju was an accomplished advocate for justice, indigenous rights, gender, sexuality and disability. Eun Ju joined us in 2017, and made a significant contribution to our work. Eun Ju identified as transgender and used the

WWDACT e-Bulletin No 17 – 27 September 2018

September 27, 2018

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 17/18 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 Colleagues,   I look forward to seeing many people from the Aged and Disability sectors at the Accessible Housing Consultation on 15 October at the National Convention Centre. At long

WWDACT Social Drop-In #3

September 18, 2018

Want to meet your community in a low stress, relaxed environment? Come along to one of WWDACT’s Social Drop-Ins to get to know other WWDACT community members. Please feel free to bring your friends – you don’t need to be a WWDACT member to attend. October’s drop in is all about meeting each other –

Disability in the Media by Sue Salthouse

September 13, 2018

WWDACT Chair and Our Watch Ambassador, Sue Salthouse presented this powerful speech to the Our Watch Awards on September 12th, 2018. Find out more about Our Watch at ourwatch.org.au. Please be aware that this post contains discussion of domestic and family violence.   Disability and the media I would like to start this evening by