Strengthening Disability Advocacy Conference 2019
Advocacy under pressure

Monday 2 September | NAB The Hall, 700 Bourke Street, Docklands

Q & A Armchair Interview: An Interview with… Vicki Rundle and Graeme Head

Some of the biggest problems facing the disability advocacy sector can be related back to problems presented by the NDIS.  Facilitated by award winning journalist and author of “One Hundred Years of DirtRick Morton, join us for a frank and open interview with the Acting CEO of the NDIA, Vicki Rundle and the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commissioner Graeme Head who will address some of the biggest, most pressing issues as raised by Australias disability advocates.

When

Monday 2nd September, 2019: 12:00pm - 12:30pm

Where

The Hall

Speakers

Facilitated by:

Rick Morton, Journalist & Author

Rick Morton is an award-winning journalist and the author of One Hundred Years of Dirt (MUP, 2018). Dirt is part family memoir, part book of essays about growing up on the outside in Australia. Originally from Queensland, Rick has worked in Sydney, Hobart, Melbourne and Canberra as the social affairs writer for The Australian with a particular focus on social policy including the National Disability Insurance Scheme, aged care, the welfare system, religion and employment services. Photo of Rick Morton, Journalist & Author

Panelists include:

Vicki Rundle, Acting CEO, National Disability Insurance Agency

Vicki Rundle was appointed the Acting Chief Executive Officer in the National Disability Insurance Agency on 30 April 2019, pending the appointment of a permanent CEO. Vicki’s usual role in the NDIA is Deputy CEO, Government, Communications and Stakeholder Engagement. Vicki has worked in Commonwealth and State Governments across a range of health and human … Continued

Photo of Vicki Rundle, Acting CEO, National Disability Insurance Agency

Session Summary

Some of the biggest problems facing the disability advocacy sector can be related back to problems presented by the NDIS.  Facilitated by award winning journalist and author of “One Hundred Years of DirtRick Morton, join us for a frank and open interview with the Acting CEO of the NDIA, Vicki Rundle and the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commissioner Graeme Head who will address some of the biggest, most pressing issues as raised by Australias disability advocates.