Strengthening Disability Advocacy Conference 2019
Advocacy under pressure

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

Graeme Head

Photo of Graeme Head, Commissioner of NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission.

Commissioner of NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission.

Graeme Head was appointed in December 2017 to lead the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission.

Graeme has had a long and distinguished career in public administration and public policy. He has been the chief executive of three New South Wales government agencies – notably as inaugural Public Service Commissioner for 6 years – and one Commonwealth agency.  He has served as a deputy secretary in both NSW and the Commonwealth and his experience spans policy, regulatory and central agencies, with a focus on social policy, environmental policy and public sector employment.

Graeme is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration and was made an Officer in the Order of Australia in the 2019 Australia Day Honours.


Plain talking from the top

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

Assisting people with disability to navigate the National Disability Insurance scheme (NDIS) has become core business for many advocacy organisations. But working with the agency has not always been easy. This frank and open conversation provides an opportunity for some straight talking and clear responses from the top to questions and concerns raised by the disability … Continued