33nd Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity


Date and time: Mon 9th Oct, 2017, n/a

Venue: Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort & the Modern Honolulu

Cost: $200-$495

The Pacific Rim International Conference, considered one of the most ‘diverse gatherings’ in the world, encourages and respects voices from “diverse” perspective across numerous areas, including: voices from persons representing all disability areas; experiences of family members and supporters across all disability and diversity areas; responsiveness to diverse cultural and language differences; evidence of researchers … Continued

Try Before You Ride


Date and time: Wed 11th Oct, 2017, 10am - 2pm

Venue: Box Hill Interchange Cnr Whiteforse Road & Box Hill Central

Learn about the public transport system and meet public transport staff and try the new trains, trams, buses, taxis and coaches.

Hume Disability Expo


Date and time: Mon 23rd Oct, 2017, 10:00am – 3:00 pm

Venue: Hume Global Learning Centre,  1073 Pascoe Vale Road, Broadmeadows

Come and look at over 50 exhibits with a range of services for all ages, equipment, community and disability supports. Also featuring Information Sessions on NDIS related topics. Especially of interest to individuals in the Hume-Moreland area who are looking to be informed and prepared for the transition to the NDIS, starting from 1st March 2018.

Vic Disability Advocacy Network (VicDAN) Forum


Date and time: Fri 27th Oct, 2017, 9.30-4.00pm

Venue: Victoria Legal Aid, 12th floor Conference Room, 570 Bourke Street,

VicDAN’s purpose is to monitor, and share information and experiences in relation to the NDIS, to better enable disability advocates and legal service providers to assist clients. Our achievements include: Publication of “Getting support with the NDIS”, a booklet containing information for people living in the Barwon region on how to access advocacy to assist … Continued