Respite and Recovery Grants

April 21, 2021

The Respite Effect and Recovery Grants (the Grants), funded under the COVID-19 Disability Strategy, provide financial support to relieve pressures experienced in the home environments of people with disability and their families during the COVID-19 health emergency.   If you’re a person with disability, or a carer or family member, you may be eligible to

Media Release: Former WWDACT Board Chair Sue Salthouse awarded a Special Posthumous Award at the ACT Women’s Award

March 19, 2021

Women With Disabilities ACT (WWDACT) would like to thank the ACT Office for Women and Minister Yvette Berry for awarding former Board Chair Sue Salthouse a Special Posthumous Commendation at last night’s ACT Women’s Awards. “Sue was a powerful advocate, whose work affected thousands of women and girls across the nation. Her commendation tonight was

WWDACT e-Bulletin March, 2021

March 6, 2021

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, February Issue 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, What a difficult month it has been. My thoughts are with all of our members who have been affected by the allegations of sexual assault in our

WWDACT e-Bulletin – February 2021

February 17, 2021

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, February Issue 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 hope you had an enjoyable Christmas break and 2021 is going well for you so far. We have been busy here at WWDACT,

Hiring: COVID-19 Outreach and Recovery Project Officer

January 13, 2021

WWDACT is looking for a short-term project officer to help us with our communications, consultation and advocacy during COVID-19. We are looking for someone who has experience in community surveys and analysis, social media, outreach and systemic advocacy. This position will be working from home using Microsoft Office 365 and other cloud based software, so

WWDACT e-Bulletin no 17, 2020 – 07 December 2020

December 7, 2020

The WWDACT E-Bulletin, Issue 17 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 Welcome to our final newsletter for 2020. It has been a long, difficult, heart breaking year for many of us, and I’m sure I’m not alone

WWDACT Annual General Meeting Notice

November 24, 2020

The Women with Disabilities ACT (WWDACT) ABN 74 908 530 982 Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 22 December from 5.30-7pm, via Zoom in recognition of the ongoing pandemic. Auslan interpretation will be available, and WWDACT asks attendees to please advise of other accessibility requirements by 7 December 2020 COB. Board nominations have

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