Webinar: Cultural awareness and competency in delivering tertiary education and employment outcomes for people with disability from CALD communities


Date and time: Wed 21st Aug, 2019, 1:00pm

Venue: Online

People with disability from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds are significantly under-represented within the disability service system and continue to have high needs which are not being met.  Additionally, for people with disability from a CALD background looking to transition from education to employment, the following factors often contribute to the challenges they face: … Continued

Life After School Workshop


Date and time: Fri 23rd Aug, 2019,

Venue: Bunjil Place 2 Patrick Northeast Place, Narre Warren

Planning for life after school can seem daunting, especially when you have a disability. The options may seem slim and limited, however with vision, preparation and planning it’s possible for young people with a disability to thrive after school. This workshop aims to assist you to plan and prepare for life after school. Topics covered … Continued

ILC Information Sessions


Date and time: Fri 23rd Aug, 2019, 10:00am - 3:00pm

Venue: Jasper Hotel 489 Elizabeth Street Melbourne

There will be two sessions, each delivered by Catherine McAlpine from the Lightside Group.  You can choose to come to both, or just one. Lunch will be provided (from 12pm to 1pm). Getting ready for the ILC, 10am to 12pm This session will focus on general ILC things, including: Lessons from the 2019 Economic Participation … Continued

Disability Employment Australia Conference


Date and time: Wed 28th Aug, 2019,

Venue: Perth

Cost: See registration information for details

This conference is dedicated to significantly increasing open employment outcomes for people with disability. It is Australasia’s premier conference for managers, practitioners, and academics working in or with the Disability Employment Services sector. We know that the key to the future of disability employment is the DES program, the DES sector, and DES expertise. However, DEA, … Continued

Save the date: Strengthening the Support Sector


Date and time: Fri 30th Aug, 2019, 9.30am-4.30pm

Venue: The Royal Children's Hospital

In 2018, Genetic Support Network of Victoria (GSNV) hosted a very successful inaugural Strengthening the Support Sector Workshop. This workshop developed a work program for the GSNV informing our work in 2019. The purpose of this event is to engage with the Victorian Support Sector to: – Establish future advocacy priorities -Have the next level … Continued