Month: April 2017

Health & Healthcare

Removing barriers to disability employment with the Employment Assistance Fund

JobAccess is the Australian Government’s national hub for disability employment, and includes the Employment Assistance Fund for workplace modifications and support. This vital service provides wide-ranging assistance, is easier to access than you might think, and has helped thousands of people with disability to get a job, keep a job or progress a career… Wide-ranging…

20 Apr 2017, by Informa Insights

Health & Healthcare

Disability housing and support for younger people with very high and complex care needs: Closing the gap through the NDIS

Luke Bo’sher, Head of Policy and Strategy, Summer Foundation will be speaking at the upcoming 2017 Younger People with Very High and Complex Care Needs Conference. At Informa Insights, we spoke to Luke about his work, current projects and presentation agenda prior to the conference.   Q: You are the currently the Head of Policy and Strategy…

18 Apr 2017, by Informa Insights

Health & Healthcare

Supporting Younger People With Very High and Complex Care Needs

  We are delighted to have Meg Parsons, Director, Practice Implementation, National Disability Insurance Agency to present a keynote address at the 2017 Younger People with Very High and Complex Care Needs Conference. At Informa, we had an opportunity to interview Meg prior to the event. You are the currently the Director of Practice Implementation…

18 Apr 2017, by Informa Insights

Other

ABA CEO Anna Bligh on ‘erosion of trust’ in banks

The Australian Bankers Association’s new CEO, Anna Bligh aims to rebuild trust between the banks and their customers. Her powerful statement “I think there is a direct correlation between the implosion of trust and explosion of scrutiny” is memorable and timely. She told the Australian Financial Review's Banking & Wealth Summit on 5 April in…

12 Apr 2017, by Informa Insights

Community Healthcare

Health & Healthcare

How did Yooralla become organisational ready for the NDIS?

In the lead up to the 8th Annual National Disability Summit we have been joined by Jennifer Morgan, Director of Health and Wellbeing at Yooralla to discuss the implementation of the NDIS. Jennifer will be facilitating a post conference half day workshop on Wednesday 10th May with Cathy Willmot, Senior Clinician and Speech Pathologist and…

7 Apr 2017, by Informa Insights