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PWD ACT launches new project to tackle access issues in Canberra

Canberra is a city of brilliant possibilities yet some Canberran’s have trouble accessing the most basic goods, services and spaces in our community. Access is a right under the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disability and under legislation read more

Canberra Times article: Disability advocates call for funds to explain NDIS'

PWD ACT Executive Officer Robert Altamore was interviewed by Matthew Raggatt for Canberra Times on 23 May 2015.

"Some participants are getting better outcomes than others, and that is directly attributable to the quality of planning
and quality of advocacy they get, if you don't know what's there you can't get it," said Robert.

You can read the full Canberra Times article here.


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