Events

Life After School Workshop

15Jun

Date and time: Tue 15th Jun, 2021, 10:00 am to 12:30 pm via Zoom

Venue:

This workshop is available for residents in Central and Northwest Victoria only. Planning for life after school can seem daunting, especially when you have a disability. The options may seem slim and limited, however with vision, preparation and planning it’s possible for young people with a disability to thrive after school. This workshop aims to … Continued

Having A Say Conference 2021

15Jun

Date and time: Tue 15th Jun, 2021,

Venue: Deakin waterfront & Online

Cost: See registration information for details

The Having a Say conference is the largest conference for people with disabilities within Australia where people can find their voice, to speak up, to be heard and to be respected. This is the conference where people listen to each other, not just to the speakers on stage. This is the conference where people respect … Continued

CP-Achieve Symposium 2021

17Jun

Date and time: Thu 17th Jun, 2021, 8:30am - 5:30pm

Venue: Online: Whova Conference Platform

Cost: $50-$150

At this symposium you will hear from those with lived experience of cerebral palsy, share knowledge, invite discussion, develop professional networks, and establish collaborative links. If you are a student, AusACPDM member, person with cerebral palsy or a family member/carer of a person with cerebral palsy, please contact cp-achieve@mcri.edu.au for a discount code

Counting for Something

18Jun

Date and time: Fri 18th Jun, 2021, 11am - 12pm

Venue: Online

Cost: Free for Members & Concession | $25 Non- members

Mortality data provides a rich source of information to understand why people with intellectual disability in New Zealand die between 18 and 23 years earlier than the general population. Drawing from her scoping study “Counting for Something” Sharon will outline how deaths of people with intellectual disability are recorded, reported and investigated in New Zealand. … Continued

My Home My Way,

22Jun

Date and time: Tue 22nd Jun, 2021 - Tue 29th Jun, 2021, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (AEST), 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (AEST)

Venue: Online

Cost: $50 – $75

2 Session webinar series for Victorian and Tasmanian Residents Only This webinar series will be relevant to those supporting people with developmental disabilities. It will be of particular interest to families and advocates as they think through how their son or daughter might move into, and thrive in a home they can call their own. … Continued

Preparing for Reform:  Co-production, culture change and leadership

29Jun

Date and time: Tue 29th Jun, 2021, 9am - 3pm

Venue: Online

Cost: $69 – $185.90

As Victoria begins to form pathways for mental health reform, it’s time for the sector to come together to converse, negotiate and understand how to implement the changes needed to progress. This event features key sector influencers and lively panel discussions, in preparation for the significant changes ahead in the reform of our state’s mental … Continued

29Jun

Date and time: Tue 29th Jun, 2021, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Venue: Online

The Royal Commission will be focusing on the experiences of women and girls with disabilities in an upcoming hearing.   This online forum on how to share your story with the Disability Royal Commission This event is for you if you are a woman, girl, or non-binary, and are interested in the Royal Commission. It is also for you if you might be supporting someone to share their … Continued