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Darwin NDIS Provider Workforce  Symposium 

Thur 12th Sept 2024 
Oaks Elan Darwin 

31 Woods St, Darwin 
Time : 10.00am - 3.30pm 
Networking till 4.30pm 
Cost : $215pp 
Includes lunch, coffees, teas, networking  to 4.30pm


Major Sponsor 


Who should  attend? 

NDIS Providers, Disability Service Providers, CEO's Directors, Managers, Disability Employment Providers , Managers, Coordinators

Please see program below ;

  subject to slight amendment 

9.30am - 9.55am 

10.00am - 10.15am 
NDISLINK Director 

10.15am - 10.45am  

10.45am - 11.15am

11.15am - 11.30am 

11.30am - 12.00pm 

12.00pm - 12.30pm 

12.30pm - 1.00pm 

1.00pm - 2.00pm 

2.00pm - 2.30pm 

Registration and Arrival 

Welcome and Introductions 

Navigating the Implications of Workplace Updates and Legislative Reforms for NDIS Sector 

Legal will explain 

  • Psychosocial risks in the NDIS workplace    

  • The impact of the Secure Jobs Better Pay Act and the Closing the Loopholes Bill on providers

Understand the minimum requirements for complaints and incident management systems for all persons receiving funding under the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013 (NDIS Act) including how to deal with reportable incidents


Attendees will understand : 

  • What are the requirements for complaints and incident management systems 

  • Practice standards requirements 

  • NDIS rule requirements 

  • Common non conformances 

  • Tips to document this at audit 

Morning tea break 

How to proactively work to prevent and respond to allegations of violence, abuse, neglect discrimination and exploitation 

Managing psychosocial workplace hazards in the Disability Sector

* understanding your obligations 
* tips to manage psychosocial hazards for increased productivity, retention, and wellbeing


NDIS Compliance Requirements for Mealtime Management & Severe Dysphagia Management : What NDIS providers need to know


Building a Proactive Leadership Strategy within your Corporate GovernanceAs you grow your business, the importance of the leadership strategies embedded in your governance structure increases. Those individuals and systems that you transfer authorities too can make or break your business. Hear the guidelines Mark has built over 23 years consulting on governance structures internationally, drawing on the lessons of over ten large corporations. 

2.30pm - 3.00pm 

Strategies to attract, keep and train workers across the care and support sector to ensure a capable and sufficient disability workforce

3.00pm - 3.30pm 

 Motivating Staff in the Community Services Sector
“How do I motivate my staff?” is the number one question all Managers have in the community services sector. Thankfully, Mark will bring his 23 years of experience and Doctoral research findings to uncover why motivation is a factor in community services, what causes it, and how we can proactively address this issue in our workforce. Mark’s presentation will leave you with practical answers to build your staffing levels, create resilient staff and reduce burnout.

3.30pm - 4.30pm 


Program subject to change slightly ** 

Option to join the SDA Networking event with SILS, SDA and other Specialist Disability Accommodation Stakeholders 

Join the SDA Networking Event from 4.30pm - 7.30pm 

Join SDA Providers, Builders, Developers, SIL providers and more 

Enjoy canapes and connect with the right people 

Presentation for 15 mins. 

NDISLINK Symposium plus SDA Networking $300 

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