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Regional and Remote Conference 2023

Graphic says Regional and Remote Conference 2023, 14 March 2023/ Darwin Convention Centre. A windmill is on the top right of the banner in orange on a blue background.
Location: Darwin, Northern Territory
Date: 14/03/2023

Call for papers

National Disability Services (NDS) invites presentations, poster abstract submissions, video submissions and stories of best practice for its upcoming Regional and Remote Conference, to help shape and drive the conference program.

The one-day conference will focus on the possibilities for disability service providers in regional and remote areas. 

If you are a provider that has a story or a solution to share, we want to hear about the work you have undertaken to drive your organisation into the future. Submit an abstract of up to 300 words and contribute to this years' conference program by filling out the call for papers form located on the conference website. Poster and video extracts will also be accepted. A programming committee will be convened to review and shortlist submissions.  

If you would like support with your submission, please contact the NDS team at submit enquiry/feedback. Submissions close 11:59 pm ACST, Friday, 10 February 2023.  For any queries, please contact submit enquiry/feedback.  

Registrations are now open!

Secure your ticket at the upcoming Regional and Remote Conference, focusing on the possibilities for disability service providers in regional and remote areas. A live-streaming option is available for those unable to travel.

Who Should Attend?

CEOs, senior leaders, middle managers of disability service providers.

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, 14 March
Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm ACST
Location: Darwin Convention Centre, 10 Stokes Hill Rd, Darwin City NT 0800


Costs (Prices include GST)

  • Early Bird NDS Member: $350
  • Early Bird NDS Industry Supporter: $380
  • Early Bird Non-member: $420
  • NDS Member: $380
  • NDS Industry Supporter: $410
  • Non-member: $450
  • Livestream cost: $175

Early bird refers to registrations purchased by 5:00 pm ACST, Friday, 24 February 2023. Registrations close 5:00 pm ACST, Friday, 10 March 2023.

Additional Activities

NT Disability Hot Topics Breakfast

We invite members to the NDS NT Disability Hot Topics Breakfast on Tuesday, 14 March. This is a forum for the major issues for the sector and a chance to share experiences and ideas with Territorian colleagues across the industry.

Over a delicious breakfast at the Darwin Convention Centre, NDS CEO Laurie Leigh will take you through key themes and issues in the recent State of the Disability Report, how they affect providers in the Northern Territory, and what is being done to address them.

Date: Tuesday, 14 March 2023
Time: 7:30 am to 8:55 am (Arrival from 7:00 am)
Location: Darwin Convention Centre, Room 3 and 4

Please note that this breakfast will not be livestreamed.


  • NDS Member / Organisational Associate: $75
  • NDS Industry Supporter: $95
  • Non member: $115

All prices include GST.



Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact NDS Events, submit enquiry/feedback, show phone number