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Thank you to all who attended the
Adelaide NDIS For the Bett
er Conference ! 
Copies of the presentations will be emailed to all delegats 

We hope that you can join us at the upcoming Disability Workforce Symposium in May.
More details here 

See below for some highlights from the event 


Moderated by Jeremy Thornton NDIS Insurance and Lynn Gabriel - NDISLINK Director 

Dan AcfieldEverhomes

Fiona CampbellIndependent Advocacy SA inc

Fiona CampbellIndependent Advocacy SA inc

Fiona CampbellIndependent Advocacy SA inc

Michael Kromwyk, Lutheran Disability Services,

Kirsty McGovern-Hooley of RSM Australia 

IFA Saboor

B Cognitive

Daniel Cox

Uniting SA

Sharon Floyd, Engels Floyd

Quality Consulting

Mark Hunn, Engage Abilities  

Dan Acfield


Arrival and registration from 8.00am - 8.20am

8.30am - 8.40am

Welcome and Introductions 

8.45am - 9.45am

NDIS Outcome review ; Panel Discussions 

Support Coordination, Foundational Supports, Plan Managers and Housing - 

Format : Presentation followed by Panel Discussion &  Audience engagement 

9.45am - 10.15am

Impacts of the changing legislative requirements for providers, including unregistered providers 

Presented by Sharon Floyd, Engels Floyd Quality Consulting 

10.15am - 10.30am 


10.30am - 11.00am 

How to balance quality and regulatory compliance into day to day NDIS practices

Presented by Patty Wassenaar, Engels Floyd Quality Consulting 

11.00am - 11.30am 

Implementing Behaviour support requirements for NDIS Providers - NDIS Commission ongoing compliance priorities 

Presented by Amy Ambagtsheer, Engels Floyd Quality Consulting 

11.30am - 12.00pm 

New approaches to psychosocial disability and mental health 

Presented by Ifa Saboor, BCognitive 

12.00pm - 12.40pm 


12.40pm - 1.20pm 

Choice and Control :

Presentation and discussion panel ; audience engagement 


Includes the review of  separation of SDA and SIL Providers & "What changes are required to improve quality and visibility while also supporting control and choice?" 

Presented by Dan Acfield, Everhomes  and Michael Kromwyk, Lutheran Disability Services 

1.25pm - 1.55pm

Effective leadership in the NDIS : Doctoral Research Findings 
Presented by Mark Hunn, Engage Abilities 

2.00pm - 2.30pm 

A Sustainable Future : Collaborating to reduce risk and increase diversity 

Presented by Mark Hunn, Engage Abilities 

2.30pm - 2.45pm 


2.45pm - 3.15pm 

NDIS Code of Conduct amendment 

Legislation amending the NDIS Code of conduct to include clauses around charging higher prices for NDIS participants opposed to other clients has been introduced. 

Presented by Luke Greary, Mills Oakley

3.15pm - 3.45pm 

Providers and Price Limits :

How to sustain your business with cost increases while remaining compliant with regulations

Presented by Kirsty McGovern-Hooley, RSM Australia 

3.45pm - 4.15pm 

NDIS Provider Mandatory Insurance: New and existing business risks arising from delivering services within the disability industry. 

Presented by Jeremy Thornton, Insurance Advisernet 

4.20pm - 4.30pm 

General Q & A and Conference end 

4.30pm - 7.00pm

Networking with canapes and beverages 

Keynote Speakers 

Join the Specialist Disability Accommodation
Networking Event at the same venue on Tue 5th March from 5.30pm - 8.00pm for the lower rate of $95pp if attending both events 


Join SIL Providers, SDA Providers, Builders and more at the upcoming event at the same venue on 5th March 2024

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