October is National Self Advocacy Month


Date and time: Sun 1st Oct, 2023,

Venue: Online

Self Advocacy Resource Unit are supporting National Self Advocacy Month which has FREE Online events each Wednesday in October. The events are open to Self Advocates nationally and friends. Please see SARU Facebook page or contact Sally for more information on or 0402 004 858.

Save the date – NDIS Commission Disability Advocacy Forum


Date and time: Mon 9th Oct, 2023 - Tue 10th Oct, 2023, 2 - 5pm, 11am - 4pm


The annual NDIS Commission Disability Advocacy Forum is on again this year in October focusing on the theme of Empowering participants through rights-based regulation. This year we are offering 2 forum options for you to consider. You can either attend Online from anywhere in Australia on 9 October, 2.00pm to 5.00pm. In-person in Sydney on 10  October, 11.00am to 4.00pm. To involve … Continued

10 things you need to know about not-for-profit governance


Date and time: Wed 11th Oct, 2023, 12.00 pm (Melbourne time)

Venue: Online via zoom

Cost: Free to attend

Governance specialist Megan Buntine works with NFP Boards and CEOs across Australia to help them strengthen the governance, leadership and strategic capabilities of their organisations. Join this free webinar and hear Megan’s Top 10 ‘Need-to-knows’ for any NFP leader wanting to ensure Good Governance practices within their organisation.

AFDO Disability Advocacy Conference & 20th Anniversary


Date and time: Mon 30th Oct, 2023, 9am - 4.30pm

Venue: The Jasper Hotel, 489 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000 and Online

Cost: $25 in-person, $10 online

The AFDO Annual Disability Advocacy Conference is a key event for the Disability Sector bringing together representatives from Disabled Peoples Organisations, disability advocates and community leaders, as well as attendees from the broader disability sector, to discuss issues affecting people with lived experience of disability, celebrate our successes and reflect on how we meet the … Continued