Events and Workshops

Quarterly Conversations

Quarterly Conversations is an online event that will deliver a guest or panel every three months, talking about topics and ideas of interest to our members.

The next event is on the 13th of December 2023, at 12.30 to 1.30pm. Join us for a great conversation with the WDV Youth Experts by Experience!

This is a free event for members, via zoom. Keep an eye on our social media or your emails for a link to register.

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Deaf Hub Bendigo and WDV Values Workshop in Shepparton

Women with Disabilities Victoria (WDV) is a dynamic state-wide organisation run by and for women and non-binary people with disabilities.

Deaf Hub Bendigo (DHB) is an inclusive network empowering deaf, H.O.H, deafblind, coda and families.

WDV and DHB are excited to come together in Shepparton to present their workshops.

This event is open to Deaf and Hard of Hearing community members, women and non-binary people with disability and their family members/carers who are interested in learning about empowering Leadership Values for women and non-binary people with disability.

Please join us if you:

have lived experience
are an ally
want to learn more
are a changemaker.

Where: The Quality Hotel Parklake 481 Wyndham Street, Shepparton VIC 3630


10.30am Registration

11.00am – 1.00pm Deaf Awareness Training hosted by Elise Stewart

1.00pm – 1.30pm Lunch provided by WDV

1.30pm – 2.30pm WDV Values Workshop hosted by Brigitte Stone and Jenny Goodwin

2.30pm – 3.00pm Q & A

* Please note times are approximate only

For more information, to discuss access/dietary requirements, or help registering, please contact, Jenny Godwin [email protected]

Invitation to join the Experts in Our Health Community of Practice for advocates

Who we’re looking for:
Women and Non-Binary People with Disabilities who want to:
• Advocate for accessible health services
• Share experiences and learn from other advocates
• Be part of an advocacy community

People advocate in different ways. We are looking for women and non-binary people with disabilities who’d like to share and learn more about advocacy.

Advocacy can be:
• Being a part of a disability leadership group
• Being on an advisory committee
• Advocating as part of your job
• Being an advocate for yourself

What’s Involved:
The Experts in Our Health Community of Practice for women and non-binary people with disabilities will run from September 2023 until April 2024. Meetings will be held online and run for 2 hours. The Community of Practice will meet once every month. There will be 8 sessions.

How to Apply:
Please fill in the Health Experts CoP for Women and Non-Binary People with Disabilities Expression of Interest Form linked via the button below: 

You can also contact:
Rosie Granland on 03 9286 7816 or email [email protected] or
Dee Henry on 03 9286 7801 or [email protected].

New Podcast - From the Outskirts - Regional and Rural Women with Disability

Welcome to one in a series of podcasts about women from rural and regional Victoria and Melbourne outer east living with disabilities.

In this episode, Liz Wright talks with Elise Stewart, CEO of Deaf Hub, Bendigo. Whilst Elise discusses some challenging topics, she’s funny and honest and this is a really fascinating conversation.

Some of the content contains swearing and some of the content may be considered triggering.

Please enjoy and if you have any issues, you can call Lifeline on 13 11 14.

Community Hub Events

WDV facilitates five leadership networks (Hubs) for women and non-binary people with disabilities in local regions. Our Hub members get together regularly and support each other in their leadership, advocacy and empowerment goals. Join a hub to get involved in their events.