Stepping Into Summer 2015/2016
Stepping Into is a paid internship program designed specifically for university students with disability. There are placements with a number of companies, with programme length depending on the organisation. Applications are open now.
To find out more about available roles, locations and dates please click here.
The Physical Disability Council of NSW Inc (PDCN)
The Physical Disability Council of NSW is currently reviewing its practices and updating its Strategic Plan and direction. As part of the process PDCN is seeking to update its constitution. Below are links to view the proposed changes.
Our philosophy People with physical disabilities: ordinary people: ordinary lives.
Inclusion - within the community
Independence - without fear or favour
Constitutional objectives (click here for a copy of the Constitution)
To educate, inform and assist people with physical disabilities in New South Wales regarding the range of services, structures and programs available that enable their full participation, equality of opportunity and equality of citizenship;
To develop the capacity of people with physical disabilities in New South Wales to advocate for themselves (ie identify their own goals and the confidence to identify a pathway to achieve their goals);
To educate and inform all stakeholders about the needs of people with physical disabilities so they are able to achieve and maintain full participation, equality of opportunity and equality of citizenship.
PDCN is the peak representative organisation of, and for, people with physical disability across New South Wales. PDCN has a significant majority of people with physical disablity in its membership, its governance (ie Board), and employees. PDCN is a not-for-profit, non-government organisation.
For information about PDCN's policies in relation to Abuse, neglect and exploitation, Complaints, and Discrimination and harassment please go to the Contact Us section of this website.
The Physical Disability Council of NSW has met the requirements of the New South Wales Disability Service Standards