Where To From Here? (WTFH) - National Conference

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Wednesday 21 July
10.30am - 2.30pm AEST

The Challenges of Change

Events that shaped us: the last 18 months in the disability sector

Nas Campanella 

Disability Affairs Reporter, ABC

The price of change: work, politics & power

Annabel Crabb

TV Host & Commentator

NDIA future directions: the changes ahead 

Martin Hoffman


Making sense of the chaos

Roland Naufal

Managing Director, DSC

Evie Naufal

Manager Online & Training, DSC

The Big Ideas

Putting people first: codesign, power & influence

Tricia Malowney

President, Women with Disabilities Australia

Jake Briggs

Managing Director, Culture Connex

Todd Winther

Consultant, DSC

Creating communities: reframing difference & social capital

Dr Al Condeluci (USA) 

Teacher, Writer, Consultant  

Empowering identity: disability in context

Patrick Gunasekera

Artist & Cultural Consultant

One person at a time: individualisation in practice

Leanne Pearman

CEO, WA's Individualised Services (WAiS)

Richard Orr

COO, Australian Inclusion Group

Kate Fulton

Executive Manager People & Culture, Avivo

Sally Coddington

Principal Consultant, DSC

Thursday 22 July
10.30am - 2.30pm AEST

The Future of the NDIS

The future of the NDIS

Senator the Hon. Linda Reynolds CSC

Minister for the NDIS  

Looking back, looking forward: what have we learned?

Bruce Bonyhady

Director, Melbourne Disability Institute

NDIS & the Bigger Picture: ILC & National Disability Strategy

John Walsh

NDIS Architect

Independently assessing Independent Assessments: a skit

Alistair Baldwin


Influencing change: what works in 2021?

Sam Paior

Support Coordinator & IAC Member

Dougie Herd

Executive Director, Community Connections

Kirsten Deane

Campaigner & Researcher

Sara Gingold

Editor in Chief, DSC

Investigating the NDIS

Rick Morton

Journalist & Author

Where to from here for you, your team, your organisation?

Organisational big picture: culture & purpose

Jennifer Cullen

CEO, Synapse & IAC Member

Sylvana Mahmic

CEO, Plumtree & IAC Member

Libby Mears

CEO, Leisure Networks

Team resilience: combatting the overwhelm

Jordan O'Reilly

CEO, Hireup

Charmaine Fraser

Director, Aurora Coordination

Edward Birt

COO, The Disability Trust

Rob Woolley

Senior Consultant, DSC

Connecting with personal purpose

Amanda Blake (USA) 

Author, Your Body is Your Brain

Its getting personal: individual power & resilience

Vanessa Toy

Director, DSC

Matthew Armstrong

Partner, Emerge Supports

Event MCs

Roland Naufal

Managing Director, DSC
Podcast Host, Disability Done Different

Evie Naufal

Manager Online & Training, DSC
Podcast Host, Disability Done Different

🚫   WTFH will not be recorded so you have only one chance to participate in this fabulous event!  🚫 

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What to expect

  • Fun, frank and future facing conversations
  • Insights from NDIS architects and changemakers
  • High production values with concise, engaging sessions
  • A little comedy and some great music
  • Collaborating with likeminded people in small group discussions
  • Strictly no PowerPoint!

Who is WTFH for?

WTFH is designed to facilitate learnings that apply to your role, to support your team and find better outcomes with the people you support. That means it’s for:

  • All tiers of management and aspiring leaders
  • Support Coordinators & Plan Managers
  • Allied Health Practitioners
  • Team leaders
  • Anyone who wants to reclaim a sense of power in their role and affect change.


Live captions

Auslan interpreters

Audio descriptions

Any other accessibility requirements? Just let us know when you register.


Political commentators, NDIS nerds and veterans, funny people and stacks and stacks of lived experience.


Tickets are most affordable when you subscribe to fora (DSC's eLearning & webinar library) or bring your friends! 

Total attendeesLate Bird (ends 30 June)Full price
1-4 people$310 + GST per person$370 + GST per person
5-9 people$275 + GST per person$330 + GST per person
10-19 people$240 + GST per person$290 + GST per person
20-49 people$210 + GST per person$250 + GST per person
50+ people$180 + GST per person$210 + GST per person


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 21-22 July 2021

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