Victoria Carer Forum


Date and time: Tue 4th Oct, 2022, 11am - 12:30pm

Venue: Online

This event is an opportunity to thank Victoria’s unpaid carers for the valuable contribution they give to our community. Carers are invited to take a break, have a laugh and connect with other carers at this forum. The event will also include a panel discussion with an opportunity for questions with leaders from the care … Continued

Improving our Risk Management


Date and time: Thu 6th Oct, 2022, 12pm - 1 pm (AEST)

Venue: Online - zoom link will be provided to registered participants

Cost: Free

Risk Management can feel overwhelming sometimes. And while it is critical, it doesn’t have to be onerous. By embedding some simple practices you can improve how your NFP manages risk for better outcomes. This FREE networking opportunity is for those who serve on Boards, or report to them, providing an environment that fosters connection, collaboration … Continued

Supporting young people in RAC to benefit from the NDIS


Date and time: Thu 6th Oct, 2022, 10am - 12:30pm

Venue: Online

The government set ambitious targets of no one under the age of 65 being admitted to residential aged care (RAC) by 2022. While there has been modest progress on these targets there are still 3,435 people under 65 living in aged care, and each month another 44 enter. This is an interactive workshop facilitated by … Continued

An Eye to the Future Employment Symposium


Date and time: Mon 10th Oct, 2022, 9am - 4:30pm

Venue: Aerial UTS Function Centre Building 10, Level 7/235 Jones St, Ultimo NSW 2007, Australia

The Symposium is designed for businesses, organisations, and government departments who are keen to make their workplace more accessible and inclusive. Management and HR staff involved in hiring staff are encouraged to attend, as well as IT staff who want to learn how easy it is to make computer systems and programs accessible. Note that … Continued

Enabling positive risk


Date and time: Tue 11th Oct, 2022, 12:30pm - 2pm

Venue: Online

Cost: O

Learn about the benefits that come with taking risks, safeguarding strategies and supporting the will and preferences of people who have complex support needs. The webinar brings together a panel of experts, including someone who left a large residential centre, lived in a group home and now lives independently in an apartment.  We will discuss … Continued

Home care packages Q&A webinar


Date and time: Tue 18th Oct, 2022, 11:30am - 12:30pm

Venue: Online

Home care packages provide care and coordinated support at home for older people across Australia. They should be flexible and centred around the needs and wants of the older person. Join a panel of experts for this special Q&A webinar answering your concerns and queries relating to home care packages. The panel hosted by Kyle Olsen … Continued

Designing individualised Home and Living supports


Date and time: Tue 18th Oct, 2022, 9:30am - 1pm

Venue: Online

As the NDIA shifts its focus to living an ordinary life at home, there is much to learn about how to explore and design an ordinary life through individualised support. This workshop will: Take a dive into what person-centred practice looks like Unpack notions about 24/7 paid support Go through the person-centred process of exploring and … Continued

Australian Guardianship and Administration Council conference: Putting rights into practice


Date and time: Thu 20th Oct, 2022,

Venue: Albert Park and online

While the laws around guardianship and administration vary from state to state, Australia’s Public Advocates, Public Guardians, Public or State Trustees and the heads of State and Territory adult guardianship tribunal lists meet regularly to discuss common issues and ways that the rights of people with cognitive disability are being implemented, and the work that … Continued

Best practice when working with people with complex support


Date and time: Thu 20th Oct, 2022, 10am - 12:30pm

Venue: Online

People with disability and complex support needs often find it difficult to navigate multiple service systems, despite having access to the NDIS and individualised funding. This workshop will build your capabilities  across your own practice and the wider practice of your team and organisation. It will ensure services you provide are high quality, safe and … Continued

Working with people stuck in hospital


Date and time: Thu 27th Oct, 2022, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Venue: Online

9Many people with disability and complex support needs are spending unnecessary time stuck in hospital despite being clinically ready to leave. The main barriers to a timely hospital discharge are NDIS planning issues and sourcing adequate housing and disability supports. After this workshop you will be able to: Understand and navigate the NDIS and health … Continued