Strengthening Disability Advocacy Conference 2019
Advocacy under pressure

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

Professor Darren O’Donovan BCL (Hons), PhD

Photo of Professor Darren O’Donovan BCL (Hons), PhD, Senior Lecturer, Director of Engagement La Trobe Law School

Senior Lecturer, Director of Engagement La Trobe Law School

Dr Darren O’Donovan is Senior Lecturer in Administrative Law at La Trobe Law School. His research focuses primarily on frontline administrative justice and the integrity branch of government, and he has published widely in both areas. Darren is co-author of the NDIS Digest, a regular accessible guide to NDIS appeals and policy developments for the disability sector and the broader public. 

After his session, prof. O’Donovan caught up with Marie McInerney who was the Roving Reporter on the day.




Getting it right: Decisions that make a real difference

Monday 2nd September, 2019: 3:20pm - 4:20pm

Appealing NDIS decisions involves taking cases to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. What are some of the things that advocates need to know about this process to get the reasonable and necessary outcomes that their clients need and deserve?