Disability Employment Australia. Represent, Support, Resource

Events & Training


March 2018
This webinar will be an examination of the new DES Guidelines commencing 1 July 2018. I will discuss some of the major changes that have been identified to date and implications for members. There will be time for feedback from members regarding anomalies, issues or things that do not make sense. This webinar is available to Disability Employment Australia members only.
DES 2018 Guidelines
DEA Webinar DEA Webinar Mar 27 2018 More info
La Trobe's first Bold Thinking event of the year will explore what's working and what's failing with the marketisation, individualisation and insurance principles that underpin the NDIS model.
Promise delivered? The National Disability Insurance Scheme five years on
External Melbourne Mar 28 2018 Register
April 2018
Our 2018 conference continues with the theme of change and how we can embed new thinking and innovations as everyday practice. We have a full range of national and international keynote speakers to capture our imagination and challenge us to move in new and exciting directions.
NZDSN Annual Conference 2018 – MAKING CHANGE REAL
External Wellington Apr 11 - Apr 12 2018 Register
The April 2018 Leaders’ Forum is a gathering point for our sector for the final preparation for the new DES model. This forum will focus directly on transition. The results of the Grant application will be known and it is likely that members will have many questions around transition and preparing for 1 July 2018.
National Leaders' Forum
DEA member-only event Canberra Apr 19 2018 Register
May 2018
The NDIS Business Transformation Strategies forum provides professionals in the disability sector with the tools to strengthen their business’s viability and sustainability during a challenging time, whilst experiencing a smooth NDIS transition process.
NDIS Business Transformation Strategies
External Perth May 01 - May 03 2018 Register
June 2018
Developing practical strategies to improve service delivery and customer outcomes. Whilst mental health issues amongst Australia’s population are an ever growing problem, the nation’s mental health sector is undergoing a trying time of change.
2nd National Mental Health Forum
External Sydney Jun 18 - Jun 20 2018 Register
The Canadian Association for Supported Employment will be joined by local host Ability Starts Here in bringing an exciting conference program and opportunities to explore the beautiful city of Halifax.
CASE Annual National Conference
External Canada Jun 19 - Jun 21 2018 Register
The National APSE Conference is the only national conference focused solely on the advancement of Employment First. The Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) National Conference brings together more than 1,000 community leaders, businesses, and individuals with disabilities from across the country and around the world to network and discuss state-of-the-art strategies to ensure equitable employment for all citizens with disabilities.
The Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) National Conference
External Florida, USA Jun 26 - Jun 28 2018 Register
July 2018
Diversity & Belonging is the theme of the 5th IASSIDD Europe Congress in Athens, Greece, July 18-20, 2018. This theme is a celebration of human diversity, within spaces and places where we feel ‘at home’.
5th IASSIDD Europe Congress Diversity & Belonging: Celebrating Difference
External Athens, Greece Jul 18 - Jul 20 2018 Register
August 2018
The Better Boards Conference is the premier governance and leadership conference for leaders of Australasia’s not-for-profit organisations.
Better Boards Conference
External Adelaide Aug 09 - Aug 12 2018 Register
October 2018
The annual conference will examine the changing face of work and the workplace and will include topics of four generations in the one workplace, entrepreneurship, youth employment, government programs, mature age employment, the impact of technology, training and support, GIG, migrants, underemployment, transferable work skills, mental health and disability employment.
National Employment Solutions Conference
External Tweed Heads Oct 08 - Oct 09 2018 Register