Having A Say Conference 2019: Having a say forever!


Date and time: Mon 4th Feb, 2019,

Venue: Deakin University Waterfront Campus Geelong

Cost: See registration information for details.

It’s the 20th Anniversary of the Having a Say Conference. That’s twenty years of speaking up, making friends, working together to influence change and having loads of fun! The Having a Say conference is the largest conference for people with disabilities in Australia. It’s where people can find their voice, speak up, be heard and … Continued

Defensible Documentation Workshops


Date and time: Tue 12th Feb, 2019 - Wed 27th Feb, 2019, 9:30 am – 1:00 pm, 9:30 am – 1:00 pm, 9:30 am – 1:00 pm, 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Venue: Bendigo, Princes Hill, Warrnambool, Frankston

Cost: $30 Members / $45 Non Members

What happens if your support is questioned? Can your progress note documentation provide evidence of your duty of care? Or is it subjective, irrelevant or incomplete? This course will introduce you to defensible documentation and give you the skills to ensure your documentation always protects you. Who should attend? Front line support workers in the … Continued

Advocacy Sector Conversations Forum


Date and time: Thu 14th Feb, 2019, 11:00am - 4:00pm

Venue: The Victoria Room, Queen Victoria Women’s Centre 4th Floor 210 Lonsdale Street Melbourne

This forum series provides a space for advocates to gain practical information and share knowledge by participating in topical, interactive sessions. It’s more imperative than ever to keep abreast with the ever changing disability services and supports landscape to understand the impact this will have on the practice of disability advocacy. Agenda Meeting the needs … Continued