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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

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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

Other | Social Policy

Early intervention: The key to keeping Youth on Track

Mandy Loundar is the Principal Project Officer for Youth on Track with Juvenile Justice NSW. Speaking at the upcoming Juvenile Justice Summit in Sydney, she will provide insight into the early intervention scheme and demonstrate the positives results of the program. Here, she provides some further insight into her background, the presentation at the conference…

27 Mar 2017, by Informa Insights

Other

Youth Justice: The power to be positive

The Juvenile Justice Summit will take place in May at the Swissotel Sydney. Attendees can expect to hear from a host of key speakers across the topic including the Children’s Court perspective from the Presidents of both the Children’s Court of Victoria and the Children’s Court of NSW. Case studies will be presented from the…

21 Mar 2017, by Informa Insights

Acute Healthcare | Community Healthcare | Health & Healthcare | Medico Legal & Pharmaceutical Law

Rex Betar on Disability Discrimination

With our 8th Annual National Disability Summit fast approaching we spoke to one of 2016 speakers Rex Betar, who has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy, about disability discrimination and how people with disability can fight back.   Can you tell me about yourself?   I grew up in Tweed Heads but have lived in Sydney almost 15 years. I’m an…

15 Mar 2017, by Lisa Hedlund

Health & Healthcare

Delivering on the eHealth Vision for NSW

Jonathan Di Michiel, Program Director for the eMR Connect Program at eHealth NSW  will be speaking to the eMedication Management Conference on Tuesday 14 March 2017 on Delivering on the eHealth Vision for NSW. Here, he talks about leadership and collaboration, the challenges facing an IT-enabled health system, expected business outcomes as well as integration of…

7 Mar 2017, by Informa Insights

Community Healthcare | Health & Healthcare

Realising the Promise of NDIS: Using innovation to recruit, train and support an NDIS ready workforce

In the lead up to the 8th Annual National Disability Summit we have been joined by Dr Jodie Goldney from The Professional Practice Academy (PPA) to discuss the NDIS and other burning issues.    Jodie mentioned to me in the research stages that it is expected that the number of people employed in the disability…

4 Mar 2017, by Informa Insights
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