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Physical Disability Council of NSW

Who We Are page

Who We Are

We assist people with a physical disability to live ordinary lives as contributing members of the community by providing opportunities for individuals to gain the information, knowledge and skills necessary to manage their own lives.

What We Do page

What We Do

PDCN is a systemic disability advocacy organisation seeking to influence or secure positive long-term changes that remove barriers and address discriminatory practices to ensure the collective rights and interests of people with disability are upheld.

Publications page

Learn About Disability

As the peak representative organisation of, and for, people with physical disability, PDCN educates, informs and assists people with disability through submissions, research and reports. All our research and findings are available to the general public.

Latest News

A Paralympic Games Like No Other

The weirdness of a delayed Paralympic Games held during a worldwide pandemic, and trying to focus on the job at hand. A special feature by…

New NDIS Legislation: Once Bitten, Twice Shy

The disability advocacy sector has spent the last month collectively poring over the draft bill of the NDIS Act. The NDIA says the changes will…

Insights From the Assessment Frontline

Why the proposed independent assessment model is still alive. As someone who has worked with people with disability for most of my life, I celebrated…

My Aged Care: Well Past Its Use-by Date

People on the NDIS can build plans based on their goals and aspirations, why don’t we give older Australians the same opportunity? As the public’s…