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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

Disability Advocacy Secures Long-Term Funding

After more than three years of tireless campaigning last week’s NSW budget finally provided some security for the NSW disability advocacy sector, announcing over $112…

Inclusion That Is ‘Good in Parts’ Still Stinks

Reflections on Progress Under the National Disability Strategy. You may have heard of the Curate’s Egg? In the original anecdote a young curate, on being…

Why We Need Mandated Accessibility Across All Australian Homes

As you read this, the Australian Building and Construction Board is considering a proposal to mandate minimum accessibility standards within the National Construction Code, which…

Progress on Our Coronavirus Campaign

We have continued to work hard to advocate for our members in line with the key priorities we identified in our Coronavirus Statement early this…