Topic: Representation

White Flower Memorial: Remembering People with Disability Who Have Died as a Result of Violence, Abuse or Neglect

On 25 November 2015, the Australian Cross Disability Alliance (ACDA) is acknowledging International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women by supporting a White Flower Memorial to remember people with disability who have died as a result of violence, abuse or neglect. The Memorial specifically recognises that women with disability experience higher levels of…

ACDA Attends International Expert Group Meeting on Youth and Disability Global Initiative

In early July 2015, Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA), a member of the Australian Cross Disability Alliance (ACDA), was invited to participate in the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) International Expert Group meeting on the ‘Youth and Disability Policies of Social Inclusion, Gender Equality, Non-Discrimination and Prevention of Sexual Violence’ initiative (2015-2018). This four-year global…

Representation Activities (July 2015)

July 2015 Date Activity Detail 07/07/15 The 13th AWID International Forum on Women’s Rights and Development: Feminist Futures: Building Collective Power for Rights and Justice, May 5-8, 2016 Salvador, Brazil Submitted written Application for the ACDA to present a Conference session on ‘Building Alliances to Address and Prevent Gendered Disability Violence’. WWDA coordinating this initiative…

Representation Activities (June 2015)

June 2015 Date Activity Detail 4/06/15 Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) Disability Advisory Committee NEDA and WWDA attended the annual forum of the AEC Disability Advisory Committee. 06/15 Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) Advisory Group PWDA represents ACDA on the National Reference Group. 11/06/15 Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration: ‘Inquiry into Domestic Violence in…

Representation Activities (May 2015)

May 2015 Date Activity Detail 05/15 Australian Human Rights Commission: National Reference Group, Willing to Work Inquiry PWDA represents ACDA on the National Reference Group.

Representation Activities (April 2015)

April 2015 Date Activity Detail 07/04/15 ACDA Media Release: Immigration Department of Immigration to review decision relating to child with Down syndrome. 21/04/15 Senate Community Affairs References Committee: Inquiry into the impact on service quality, efficiency and sustainability of recent Commonwealth community service tendering processes by the Department of Social Services WWDA and PWDA gave…