Women With Disabilities 2018-11-28T03:48:33+00:00

Women with
Disabilities

Wellington Leadership Hub

The new Wellington Hub for women with disabilities has commenced and is open to new members. The Hub is aimed at women with disabilities who are interested in leadership, empowerment and advocacy. The meetings are informal and are held twice a month at Gippsland Women’s Health, 56B Cunninghame Street, Sale.

If you would like to find out more about the Hub, please contact Rosalie O’Neil on 0408 950 096, or email Rosalie.ONeil@wdv.org.au.

Download brochure for more details.  

We aim to work hard to make women with disabilities much more visible in the community. We want to empower women with disabilities to be leaders.

The Hub is funded by the Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services, facilitated by Women with Disabilities Victoria and supported and hosted by Gippsland Women’s Health.

Visit Women with Disabilities Victoria (www.wdv.org.au) for more information.

Please note: Hubs are not a counselling, trauma or support group. Clinical services / case management are not provided.

Here We Are Program

We have partnered with Women with Disabilities Victoria to implement the Here We Are Program project, which is being funded by the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).  

The Here We Are Program aims to create an inclusive environment for women with disabilities in Gippsland. We will be working to develop the capacity of organisations, committees, community groups and councils to work with and include women with a

The project will initially capture the lived-experience of women with disabilities living in the Wellington Shire, so that the barriers they experience in accessing services may be identified. We will then work with organisations to overcome these difficulties and obstacles. The intention is to create long-term and sustainable ways to include women with a disability in the community. While this short-term project is mainly focussed on groups and organisations in the Wellington area, it is expected that the learnings and benefits will positively impact other communities in Gippsland.      

Contact us to find out more or be involved.

Our newly developed My Community Booklet a guide to encouraging community participation is now available, download it or contact us for a copy.

Cover of My Community booklet

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