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Starting a Private Practice – NDP’s new Learning Hub series

Facilitated by Maida Learning, the ‘Starting a Private Practice’ series will support disability sector professionals’ transition into private practice, providing the know-how and confidence to...
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Wimmera South-West Readiness Workshop 2: Service Mapping and Participant Plans

NDS invites service providers in the Wimmera South-West rollout site to attend the second Readiness Workshop: Service Mapping and Participant Plans. Explore practical actions to ready your organisation...
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Leading Change: Strategies for Positive Change

Leading Change will enable you to assess your organisation's transition to the NDIS, provide a methodology and resources to assist with transition, and give you the skills you need to embrace and lead...

Disability at Work 2017

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Location: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Date: 15/05/2017 to 16/05/2017
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The Disability at Work conference will examine innovative ways to activate and engage people with disability along a continuum of employment opportunities.

It is designed for employment service providers (open, supported and social enterprises) and professionals interested in the promoting a broad range of employment opportunities for people with disability.

A tight labour market has resulted in a shortage of low skilled vacancies, exacerbated by high demand for these jobs from both the unemployed and underemployed. For people with disability, gaining access to employment is even more difficult. However, many people with disability have the potential to gain and maintain employment if they receive assistance with skills acquisition and targeted on the job support.

The redesign of DES, the ongoing implementation of the NDIS and the Buyability Campaign all offer an opportunity to focus on unleashing the potential for people with disability to access quality employment options in greater numbers. To achieve this, the conference will focus on vocational skills development and training, Early intervention supports through to transition to work models, an employment first model for design of NDIS participant plans, career development, enhancing access to a range of employment models and settings; and DES co-design.

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Registration costs can be found on page 4 of the Conference Brochure.

Events App

We are excited to launch our new Events & Conference App. The app will provide you with the most up-to-date information about the conference along with the ability to vote in live pollsduring sessions and connect with other delegates. 

Click here to download the app. Log in using the 'external reference', which is your: "firstnamelastname" (no spaces) – eg. johnsmith. Note: You must be a registered delegate to log in.

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Claire Blackmore, Conference & Events Coordinator, at or on 02 9256 3192.

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Exhibitors

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HESTA

NDS Membership

BuyAbility

Disability Enterprise Procurement (DEP) Program

Connecting Up

ARC Training

Ticket to Work

JobsABILITY