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WA Finance and Sustainability Network Meeting

Event start date: 7/12/2023
Network meetings provide a forum to facilitate the exchange of information and provision of advice that informs both practice and policy, helping build the capacity of organisations to deliver sustainable...

Executive Leaders Conference 2023

Event start date: 11/12/2023
Save the date! The newly refreshed Executive Leaders Conference 2023 will be held on 11 and 12 December 2023 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

National Disability Awards Ceremony

Event start date: 11/12/2023
Celebrate the significant contribution of individual workers and teams who support people with disability to achieve their goals at the upcoming National Disability Awards.

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Event start date: 31/12/2023
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Observing and Recording Seizures and Other Events

Event start date: 30/12/2025
Available now, self-paced: This online course is for disability workers and health care professionals who need to ensure their observation and documentation skills are accurate and...

Living with Epilepsy and Disability

Event start date: 30/12/2025
Available now, self-paced: This eLearning course covers some of the challenges faced, recognising types of seizures and the impact on quality of life and designed to provide...

Emerging Leader In-house Workshop

four people having a conversation at a desk in a meeting room.
Location: At your organisation/Zoom
Date: 31/12/2025

Available now - secure your booking for 2023.

NDS and People Development Australia present Emerging Leader, for new and emerging supervisors and leaders within the disability sector. The workshop focus is on the transition from team member to team leader/supervisor and some of the challenges faced in managing others and managing work. The program involves self-reflection of an individual’s style, preparing and managing the transition into a team leader or supervisor role, strategies for getting things done, communications, team performance and workplace relationship management applied in the context of the learners work environment.

Topics covered:

  • Define the challenges of the new manager
  • Make the shift from individual contributor to new supervisor or manager
  • Identify key relationships and manage interactions and trust with manager, peers and direct reports
  • Identify and manage group dynamics and managing a team
  • Leading others and planning work
  • Identifying employee expectations and understanding engagement
  • Defining what motivates people at work
  • Develop communication skills for results
  • Understand factors that impact performance while managing performance
  • Dealing with difficult situations
  • Provide recognition and reward good performance
  • Plan your Professional Development

This workshop is in partnership with People Development Australia and facilitated by Peter Agnew.

Peter has worked with NDS (National Disability Services) across Australia for over a decade. A popular facilitator that delivers several of our key interpersonal and leader programs. Through practical examples, contemporary theory and enjoyable facilitation, Peter helps team and leaders be their best. Peter has three master’s degree qualifications in Business, Education and Psychotherapy and practical leadership experience across the not-for-profit and business sectors. Peter’s facilitation has a good balance between group interaction, practical exercises, and relevant workplace application ideas.


  • NDS Member: $3560 plus GST
  • Non Member: $4760 plus GST
Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Alicia Perry, Learning Coordinator, Learn and Develop Team, show phone number, submit enquiry/feedback