Strengthening Disability Advocacy Conference 2019
Advocacy under pressure

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

Gillian Wilks

Photo of Gillian Wilks, Director, Social Security Rights Victoria

Director, Social Security Rights Victoria

Gillian Wilks is the Director of Social Security Rights Victoria (SSRV), a state-wide community legal centre specialising in social security law and policy. Gillian has worked extensively in the community legal sector and in the TAFE and youth work fields. She holds post graduate qualifications in adult education and in evaluation.



Welfare Self Serve: Empowering people with disabilities to help themselves

Monday 2nd September, 2019: 11:30am - 12:00pm

Advocates are all too familiar with tackling issues around entitlement within national systems such as the NDIS and Centrelink. How can we do this more efficiently while at at the same time empowering our clients to effectively advocate for themselves? This session introduces some resources to assist with the Disability Support Pension (DSP) application process.