News & Events

EVENT - Sydney Ideas

Tom Shakespeare & Sue Salthouse

What does it mean to have choice and control? 11 July 2018

New Course: Introduction to the NDIS


Designed for support workers, teachers, educators, youth workers, counsellors, nurses, health care and HR professionals.


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Event - Melbourne

Thursday 19 July 6.00pm

Professor Tom Shakespeare presents a free public lecture on ‘Empowering people with disabilities without exploiting support workers’.

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Why all jobs aren't equal

Allison Milner and Stefanie Dimov discuss the issue of job quality


Addressing disadvantage through the workplace

Anne Kavanagh in The Conversation



Disability, Discrimination and Health

Lauren Krnjacki and Anne Kavanagh in Croakey


Taking the pulse of the NDIS

Helen Dickinson and Bruce Bonyhady on The Policy Shop

Unemployed Australians with disability face high levels of discrimination

quote saying one in seven adults face discrimination


Helen Dickinson in The Conversation

The issue of equity vs efficiency in the NDIS

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Highlights from our Launch

Watch Emily Dash, Carly Findlay and Alastair McEwin discuss what health and well-being means to them

Speakers at the launch


How Attitudes Disable

Eric Emerson


Helen Dickinson

NDIS hiccups are expected, as with any large-scale social reform


Ministerial appointment to NDIS Independent Advisory Council

Professor Anne Kavanagh has been appointed to the NDIS Independent Advisory Council.

Logo for the Independent Advisory Council to the NDIS


Meet our Partner Advisory Group

Keran Howe, Ngila Bevan, Mark Cooper-Stanbury, Justine Boland, Angela Healy

Professor Tom Shakespeare in Australia

July 2018

Recap on his talks, media appearances and interviews


Congratulations Hannah Badland

Thinker in Residence at the Australian Health Promotion Association.