Monday, 26 May 2014

NDIS events, June 2014

NDIS Forum - Investing in people with disability: Financing and costs of the NDIS
This forum is being held jointly by Macquarie University, the University of Sydney and Australian National University.

At this forum session, leading disability experts and actuaries will analyse the 2014 budget papers and scheme experience, and an expert panel will discuss the implications for service providers and for people with disability.

Confirmed speakers and panellists include:
Cain Beckett – Price Waterhouse Coopers and Chair of the Disability Council of NSW
Peter Martin – Australian Government Actuary and NDIS Reviewing Actuary
Gordon Duff - Executive Officer, National Policy Research Unit, National Disability Services
Professor Richard Madden – University of Sydney
Professor Jim Butler – Australian National University
Associate Professor Leonie Tickle – Macquarie University
5 - 7.30pm, Wednesday 4 June 
CamperdownFree, but you must register prior
Online registration via Macquarie University website here
For further information, please e-mail Linda Drake: linda.drake@mq.edu.au or telephone 02 9850 8678.

NDIS webinar #6: Preparing for the NDIS


Thursday 5 June 2014



A link to join the webinar will be made available shortly.You can test your connection ahead of time using this test link.

The sixth NDIS webinar brings together participants and carers from the 2013 NDIS trial sites to share their experiences accessing the Scheme. Participants will share their advice on how best to prepare for the NDIS and discuss and respond to questions from the online audience. This timely discussion will assist people preparing to enter the Scheme in new and expanding trial sites across Australia.

Access all NDIS webinars, including the most recent webinar Meet the Governors of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, on the NDIA website.

The NDIA invites people with disability, family members, carers, advocates, support providers and community members to join the discussion online and contribute to the conversation. The webinar comprises audio, visual, live captioning and Auslan to make it as widely accessible as possible.

Take part in the conversation by submitting questions and comments via Twitter using the hashtag #NDISWEBINAR or via the Livechat facility. You can register your attendance at engagement@ndis.gov.au or phone 1800 800 110. Visit the NDIS website for more information.

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