'PDA exists to proactively embrace and promote difference

and diversity for an inclusive society'


Dear Members of PDA,

On behalf of the Board of Directors, please find attached a communique that seeks to clarify and advise of the restructure currently proposed for Physical Disability Australia (PDA).

Also attached is PDA's Strategic Plan which was previously distributed to members with the PDA Newsletter in December 2013.

If you have any question please, call me on 0439 988 749 or email us on pdamembers@gmail.com

Kind Regards

Bruce Becker

Physical Disability Australia (PDA)

Level 4 | South East | Riverside Centre | North Terrace | SA 5000

Telephone: 08 8415 4278 | Mobile 0439 988 749

Email: bruce.becker@dcsi.sa.gov.au


Report card on the National Disability Strategy's Progress

Dear members

We are seeking your views on the National Disability Strategy's (NDS) progress. In particular, the various government's performance in carrying out the NDS and the level of progress you feel has been made in improving the lives of people with physical disabilities.

Your experiences are of great interest to PDA, and will form part of a report to Department of Social Services.

You can share your views by completing a brief 9 question anonymous questionnaire.  To participate, please click on this link:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/XDY3TT5

If survey monkey is not for you, you can participate by completing a word document version of the survey and emailing your response back to pdamembers@gmail.com  Your response will be saved and your email destroyed so no identifying information is kept.

For further information about the NDS, please go to  http://www.dss.gov.au/our-responsibilities/disability-and-carers/program-services/government-international/national-disability-strategy
and http://www.coag.gov.au/node/197  or download these fact sheets provided by Department of Social Services.

NDS Fact Sheet final from 25th February

NDS Fact Sheet Plain English

Report Card on the NDS Progress

If you have any questions please contact me on 0439 988 749 or email us at pdamembers@gmail.com

Kind regards ,
Bruce Becker
President, PDA


AFDO final response to AHRC - Re BSWAT DDA Exemption

(Australian Federation of Disability Organisations final response to Australian Human Rights Commission - Re Business Services Wage Assessment Tool, Disability Discrimination Act exemption)

Please enjoy PDA's December 2013 Newsletter

PDA Social Media Acceptable Use Policy/PDF


Communicating with People with Disability: National Guidelines for Emergency Managers - Australian Government

PDA Unmet Needs of People with Physical Disability /PDA - A prelimary Report for the 2012 Survey

PDA Submission to Medical,Disability Aids and Equipment Pricing Investigation /PDF - Sept 30, 2013


PDA Annual Report 2012-2013 /PDF

Signed Audit Report

Accounts to PDA (Income Statement)


PDA Disability and Depression Survey

Physical Disability Australia Ltd (PDA) survey titled Disability and Depression, is now CLOSED.

An analysis of the responses will be done and shared with members and stakeholders when completed.



PDA Final Income Support Paper

PDA Submission to AAWG re. Two Wheelchair Policy - by Niki Sheldon


NDIS Information


DisabilityCare Australia booklet

National Disability Insurance Scheme rules released


PDA supports the NDIS in Australia 


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