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Mon, 17 July



Elevating Human Rights to Transform the Disability Sector

Join us on August 17, 2023, for Progressive Momentum, where we'll explore elevating Human Rights to transform the disability sector

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Elevating Human Rights to Transform the Disability Sector
Elevating Human Rights to Transform the Disability Sector

Time & Location

17 July 2023, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm ACST

Modbury, 191 Reservoir Rd, Modbury SA 5091, Australia

About the event

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Event Overview

The "Elevating Human Rights to Transform the Disability Sector" event is a dynamic and engaging platform that brings together professionals, advocates, policymakers, individuals with disabilities, and stakeholders from various sectors. Through a series of presentations and panels, this event aims to explore the crucial intersection of human rights and the disability sector, fostering discussions and collaborations to drive positive change. With four presentations, two panels featuring diverse perspectives, networking opportunities and lunchtime, this four-hour event promises to be an insightful and impactful experience.

Key Themes and Topics Covered

  • Understanding the fundamental connection between human rights and the disability sector
  • Financial sustainability and growth
  • Exploring innovative approaches to workforce development and support provision in the disability sector
  • Independent living and Housing Solutions
  • Enhancing human rights advocacy and awareness within the disability sector
  • Best practices and successful case studies in inclusive policies, programs, and service delivery

Why Attend

  • Gain valuable insights from renowned experts, including individuals with lived experience, parents, service providers, and representatives from various sectors.
  • Engage in thought-provoking discussions and interactive panels that explore key challenges and opportunities in the disability sector.
  • Network with professionals, advocates, and stakeholders, fostering collaborations and partnerships.
  • Stay updated on the latest developments, trends, and best practices in promoting human rights and inclusivity within the disability sector.
  • Discover practical strategies and actionable solutions to implement inclusive and rights-based approaches.
  • Contribute your experiences, perspectives, and ideas towards shaping a more inclusive and rights-driven disability sector.

Who Should Attend

  • NDIS Business owners, SDA providers, Plan managers, Supported Independent Living Providers, and other service providers.
  • Professionals and practitioners working in disability services, human rights, housing, workforce development, support coordinators and related fields.
  • Policymakers, government representatives, and advocates involved in disability policy and human rights.
  • Researchers, academics, and students interested in disability studies, human rights, and social justice.
  • Individuals with disabilities, parents, and families seeking knowledge, resources, and empowerment in exercising their rights.
  • Representatives from non-governmental organisations (NGOs), community-based organisations, and advocacy groups working in the disability sector.

We Are Aligned With

  • The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) and its principles.
  • National and international frameworks promoting disability rights, inclusivity, and human rights.
  • Australia’s Disability Strategy 2021 – 2031
  • Collaborative efforts with disability organisations, human rights initiatives, housing agencies, and workforce development entities.
  • The shared vision of fostering an equitable, inclusive, and rights-driven disability sector.


Attention to Buyers:

The registration period will be from before the event, 09:45 am to 10:00 am - 17 August 2023 

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