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Latest news: Women with disabilities ACT

Young people with disabilities deserve stellar experiences

Stellar Experiences provide the opportunity for young people with disabilities and mental health conditions to experience life without limits

I-Day: COVID-19 challenging for people with disability

For many people with disability, the impact of COVID-19 is becoming even more challenging, despite restrictions easing, advocates say.

Pandemic creates ‘dire’ situation for many ACT women: survey

The YWCA 2021 Our Lives: Women in the ACT survey has allowed women and non-binary Canberrans to share their experiences of inequality.

People with disability can’t get payments they need

Canberrans with disabilities struggle to survive on inadequate support payments, so more needs to be done, local advocates believe.

Leadership fund to honour Sue Salthouse’s legacy

Hands Across Canberra will administer the $75,000 seeding fund which is expected to grow through philanthropic support.

Meet Kat Reed: new leader of Women with Disabilities ACT

Kat Reed is the new leader of Women with Disabilities ACT (WWDACT) and they intend to double-down on the existing gendered advocacy for Canberra’s 41,000 women, girls, female-identifying and non-binary people with...

Calls for disability support in ACT election

Two peak disability organisations and the ACT Council of Social Services (ACTCOSS) have banded together in an election call for increased disability services in the Territory.

Women with disabilities empowered to advocate for systemic change

Women with Disabilities ACT (WWDACT) recently conducted a series of online workshops to empower their members to advocate for their individual needs and for systemic changes in government services, the medical system and the workplace.