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31/07/2019
Special Event

Taking a Personalised Approach to Quality and Safeguarding

NDS has partnered with Community Disability Alliance Hunter (CDAH) to hold an interactive forum exploring ways we can all support people with disability to be safe, included and connected.
Webinar
13/08/2019
Webinar

Face-to-Face Workshop: Understanding Digital Transformation

This workshop will focus on the introduction to digital transformation and why it is important in the disability sector.
Sector Meeting
22/07/2019
Sector Meeting

Victorian Quality and Safeguarding and Zero Tolerance Community of Practice: Regional events

These important meetings will cover requirements under the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission, state-based quality and safeguarding arrangements, and NDS's Zero Tolerance initiative.

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NDS Member Meeting
24/07/2019
NDS Member Meeting

NSW Accommodation Support and Housing Subcommittee and SIL Teleconference

Come together to hear from NDS and fellow providers on policy and operational issues, receive policy updates relevant to specific topics, hear from industry experts and gain advice.
Training Course (short)
22/07/2019
Training Course (short)

Inclusion Ready Workshop: QUT Kelvin Grove

Queensland University of Technology and the Inclusion Ready Project invite key stakeholders at QUT and their affiliates to a workshop about the Information Linkages and Capacity Building grants.
Training Course (short)
24/07/2019
Training Course (short)

Decision-making, Involvement & Co-design in the NDIS: Workshop

This half-day workshop is designed for organisations looking for ways to increase decision-making opportunities, and better involve service users in service design and delivery.

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ILC Inclusion Ready Workshop

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Location: Around Queensland
Date: 4/04/2019 to 12/07/2019
Registration
Gladstone Rockhampton

As part of the Inclusion Ready Project, NDS in partnership with Community Services Industry Alliance (CSIA), is offering free workshops across Queensland. These workshops will help organisations and businesses to understand how the National Disability Insurance Agency’s (NDIA) Information, Linkages, and Capacity Building Grants (ILC) can help them become more inclusive of people with disability.

ILC grants play an important role in the NDIS: they enable more people with disability to be meaningfully included in all aspects of life. This, in turn, will mean greater opportunities for businesses, with the NDIS promising to be the biggest driver of social and economic change across all industries in Australia.

With the  new national ILC strategy  recently announced, with big changes coming to the Grants program , this workshop will include information and insight into the NDIA’s new strategy and the planned roll-out of grants in 2019.

Who should attend? 
Community service organisations, Disability service organisations, Indigenous and CALD organisations, LGBTIQ+ organisations, Local and State Government officers, Chambers of Commerce and Industry Clubs and sporting groups
 
Why you should attend? 

Over the next three years, the Australian Government is offering up to $400 million to local and national organisations like yours, to help you grow your capacity to deliver inclusive projects that directly benefit people with disability. An ILC grant could help your business to build and grow through inclusion.

Workshop overview: 

The workshop will help you to: 

  • Understand the revised ILC strategy and how it might impact your business and your participants or customers
  • How social and economic inclusion can impact your bottom line
  • What grants you could apply for, and when
  • Understand what grant decision makers are looking for
  • Tips and tools on how to write a successful grant
  • You will also have the chane to network with other organisations and understand who is delivering ILC grants in the community

Event details

Times:
Morning tea and networking: 9:30am 
Workshops: 10:00am - 2:00pm (Lunch included) 

Cost:
Free

Location Date Venue
Gladstone Wednesday, 10 July 2019 Oaks Grand Gladstone, 79 Goondoon St

Gladstone Central, QLD 4680
Rockhampton Friday, 12 July 2019 Dreamtime Cultural Centre (Darambal Conference Room), 703-751 Yaamba Rd

Parkhurst, QLD 4700
Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Lisa Steele, Senior Sector Support Officer, on 07 3828 9407, or at .