Events

Disability and Disaster Resilience Issues Paper

3Jun

Date and time: Thu 3rd Jun, 2021, 11am - 12pm

Venue: Online

This webinar is part of the Advocacy Sector Conversations forum series. In August 2020 DARU hosted the Disability and Disaster Resilience Forum which explored priority issues in emergency management for people with disability and examined why responses are failing to be consistently inclusive in spite of the rights-based frameworks and policies that are in place. … Continued

Renters Rights Rundown: Victoria’s new renting rules

8Jun

Date and time: Tue 8th Jun, 2021, 11am - 12pm

Venue: Online

This webinar is part of the Advocacy Sector Conversations forum series. More than 130 changes to Victoria’s renting rules came into effect on 29 March 2021. They clarify the rights and responsibilities of both renters and landlords (‘rental providers’), from before signing a rental agreement until after the lease expires. The new rules set minimum … Continued

Gateways and Gatekeepers: An exploration of the issues facing people with episodic mental illness during transition to the NDIS

9Jun

Date and time: Wed 9th Jun, 2021, 11am - 12pm

Venue: Online

This webinar is part of the Advocacy Sector Conversations forum series. Indications suggest that improvements to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) policy design and implementation are required, to better support the specific needs of people with psychosocial disability, especially given the fluctuating nature of mental health. Furthermore, as resources are diverted away from Victorian … Continued

Having A Say Conference 2021

15Jun

Date and time: Tue 15th Jun, 2021,

Venue: Deakin waterfront & Online

Cost: See registration information for details

The Having a Say conference is the largest conference for people with disabilities within Australia where people can find their voice, to speak up, to be heard and to be respected. This is the conference where people listen to each other, not just to the speakers on stage. This is the conference where people respect … Continued

CP-Achieve Symposium 2021

17Jun

Date and time: Thu 17th Jun, 2021, 8:30am - 5:30pm

Venue: Online: Whova Conference Platform

Cost: $50-$150

At this symposium you will hear from those with lived experience of cerebral palsy, share knowledge, invite discussion, develop professional networks, and establish collaborative links. If you are a student, AusACPDM member, person with cerebral palsy or a family member/carer of a person with cerebral palsy, please contact cp-achieve@mcri.edu.au for a discount code

Public hearing 14: Satellite hearing (Topic TBC)

21Jun

Date and time: Mon 21st Jun, 2021,

Venue: Brisbane & livestream

Public hearings gather evidence about violence, neglect, abuse and exploitation of people with disability. They are formal proceedings in which witnesses give evidence, under oath or affirmation, about events and issues that are relevant to the Disability Royal Commission’s terms of reference. All public hearings of the Royal Commission are recorded and streamed live on … Continued