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PWD Australia campaign: #SpeedUpVaxForPWD

PWD Australia campaign: #SpeedUpVaxForPWD

Many people with disability are extremely concerned about the risks to their health and the health of their loved ones as Australia starts to reopen from COVID lockdowns. That’s because many people with disability are at greater risk of sickness and death if they get infected with COVID, which is why people with disability were supposed to be prioritised for vaccinations and be double-dosed back in April…

DANA eNews – September 2021

DANA eNews – September 2021

Check out the latest DANA eNews – September 2021 Edition. It includes the latest news about advocacy, the NDIS, the Disability Royal Commission, and COVID-19 information, plus current inquiries, consultations, jobs, resources and updates…

Legal amendment finally makes it safe to speak

Legal amendment finally makes it safe to speak

DANA is extremely pleased that after a request from the DRC Chair and much coordinated advocacy and campaigning, the Australian Government has finally fulfilled their commitment to amend the legislation to extend full confidentiality protections to all forms of submission. 

DANA eNews – August 2021

DANA eNews – August 2021

Check your inbox for the latest DANA eNews – August 2021 Edition. 

It includes the latest news about advocacy, the NDIS, the Disability Royal Commission, and COVID-19 information, plus current inquiries, consultations, jobs, resources and updates.

Department of Health Covid-19 vaccine webinar for people with intellectual disability and families

Department of Health Covid-19 vaccine webinar for people with intellectual disability and families

Inclusion Australia has partnered with the Department of Health to run a webinar for people with an intellectual disability and families. This free session will be run as a chat between Tara Elliffe, a self-advocate from New South Wales, and Professor Nick Lennox, a doctor who works with people with an intellectual disability and the Department of Health. They will talk about Tara’s recent experience getting her Covid jab.