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I just wanted a job!

Industrial laws and practices favour people who can work a 40 hour week, every week, between particular set hours. Those who require more flexibility are often overlooked, even though they can get the job done perfectly well – just not in the usual 9-5 fashion.

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Fighting for the right to authentic inclusion

PWDA would like the Disability Royal Commission to examine the ways in which people with disability are actively excluded in essential areas of life. We want segregated systems phased out, and universal access as the standard.

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The Force is excessive: New report says police unfit to handle disability

We need to stop using the blunt instrument of police to address complicated social problems, and we need to bring back and increase funding for the people who are actually best placed to unravel those problems.

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What’s in the COVID19 disability vaccine rollout debacle report?

Here are some highlights (or possibly lowlights) from the scathing Disability Royal Commission draft report about the COVID 19 vaccine rollout.

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