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2017 Listing of conferences related to disability, mental health, nursing, social welfare and health care.


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2017

NDIS = Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme relevant event for families or service providers.


FEATURED CONFERENCES & Events

7 – 9 September 2017
Asia Pacific Autism Conference.
International Conference Centre, Sydney. http://www.apac17.org.au/

9 - 11 October 2017
Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity.

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. web site


23 June 2017
NDIS Registered Providers Workshop. Parramatta, NSW. Details & Registration

23 June 2017
Right Relationship: Partnership between Families & Service Providers. Newcastle, NSW.Resourcing Families event. Register

23 June 2017
NDIS Employment Supports. Brisbane. Details & Registration

26 June 2017
Person-Centred Approach in Disability: Mapping The Road. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

26 June 2017
NDIS Community Information Session. Circular Quay, NSW. Details & Registration

26 June 2017
NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation Masterclass. Melbourne, Vic. Registration

26 - 28 June 2017
OOHC Assessment Skills. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

27 June 2017
NDIS Community Information Session. Port Maccquarie, NSW. Details & Registration

27 - 28 June 2017
The PATH Process. Centre for Disability Studies. Sydney. Details & Registration

27 - 28 June 2017
Children's Brian Development: Understanding the Impacts of Trauma, Supporting Resilience and Recovery. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

27 - 28 June 2017
COTA Implementing Increased Choice in Aged Care. Sydney. NSW. Register here.

28 June 2017
NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation Masterclass. Sydney, NSW. Registration

28 June 2017
Writing Case-notes and Documentation. Dubbo. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

28 June 2017
NDIS Community Information Session. Coffs Harbour, NSW. Details & Registration

29 June 2017
Babette Rothchild: Stabilising Traumatised Individuals. Brisbane. Details

29 June 2017
NDIS Community Information Session. Castle Hill, NSW. Details & Registration

29 June 2017
Supervising Case Management. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

29 June 2017
NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation Masterclass. Adelaide, SA. Registration

30 June 2017
Restrictive Practices. Sydney. Family Advocacy. Register here.

30 June 2017
Let's Talk About Dementia. Sydney North. Northside Community Forum. Register here.

30 June 2017
Managing Aged Care Quality Accreditation Performance. Adelaide, SA. Register here.

30 June 2017
Global Nursing Courses Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/nursing_courses.html

6 July 2017
NDIS Provider Portal Workshop. Chatswood, NSW. Register here.

6 - 7 July 2017
Accidental Counsellor Workshop. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

6 - 7 July 2017
Summer Global Nursing Symposium. Los Angeles, California, USA. web site

6 - 9 July 2017
Somatic Trauma Therapy Intensive for PTSD. Sydney. Details

7 July 2017
NDIS Provider Portal Workshop. Parramatta, NSW. Register here.

10 July 2017
Transition from Care-Planning to Leave Care. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

13 July 2017
Meaningful Engagement & Building Social Connections. Centre for Disability Studies. Sydney. Details & Registration

13 July 2017
NDIS Provider Portal Workshop. Chatswood, NSW. Register here.

13 July 2017
Disability Justice: Supporting Parents with Cognitive Impairment Through Care and Protection. Wollongong, NSW. Register

14 July 2017
NDIS Service Provider Workshop. Parramatta, NSW. Register here.

18 July 2017
Assessing Children: Autism, ADHC or Trauma?. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

18 July 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability. Albury, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

18 - 19 July 2017
Understanding Home Care Quality Review.Brisbane, Qld. Register here.

19 July 2017
Managing Aged Care Quality Accreditation Performance. Box Hill, Vic. Register here.

19 - 21 July 2017
Occupational Therapy Australia 27th National Conference & Exhibition. Perth, WA. web site

20 July 2017
NDIS Provider Portal Workshop. Chatswood, NSW. Register here.

20 - 21 July 2017
Babette Rothchild: The Body Remembers. Melbourne. Details

20 - 21 July 2017
Accidental Counsellor. Wagga Wagga. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

20 - 21 July 2017
Better Practice in Aged Care. Hilton Adelaide, Adelaide SA. https://www.aacqa.gov.au/

21 July 2017
NDIS Service Provider Workshop. Parramatta, NSW. Register here.

21 July 2017
Trauma and Addictions. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

25 July 2017
Improving Mental health and Wellbeing of People with Intellectual Disability. Sydney. 3DN UNSW. Register here.

25 - 26 July 2017
Person-centredness in Employment Settings. Centre for Disability Studies. Sydney. Details & Registration

26 - 27 July 2017
Complex Trauma and Mental Health. Canberra. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

26 July 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability. Wollongong, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

27 July 2017
NDIS Provider Portal Workshop. Chatswood, NSW. Register here.

27 July 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability. Nowra, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

27 July 2017
Advocacy and the NDIS. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

28 July 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability. Bateman's Bay, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

28 July 2017
NDIS Service Provider Workshop. Parramatta, NSW. Register here.

31 July 2017
Art Therapy for Adults. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

31 July 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability. Bega, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

31 July 2017
Global University Courses Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/university_guide.html

1 August 2017
Poly Addictions - Addressing Substance Dependency and Behaviour Addictions. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

2 August 2017
Supporting Resilience in People with Disability. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

2 August 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability. Queanbeyan, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

2 August 2017
Consumer Directed Care and the Home Care Standards. Brisbane, Qld. Register here.

3 - 4 August 2017
OOHC Development Centre - Residential Care Workers. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

4 August 2017
Case Management Masterclass. Merimbula. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

4 August 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability. Broken Hill, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

7 - 8 August 2017
Understanding and Responding to Challenging Behaviour in Adolescents. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

7 - 8 August 2017
4th National Eating Disorders and Obesity Conference. Gold Coast, Qld. web site

8 August 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability.Chatswood, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

8 - 9 August 2017
Accidental Counsellor Workshop. Maitland. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

8 - 9 August 2017
Understanding Home Care Quality Review. Adelaide, SA. Register here.

10 - 11 August 2017
Summer Global Conference on Education. Los Angeles, USA. web site

10 - 11 August 2017
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: Part B. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

10 - 11 August 2017
OOHC Fundamentals. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

10 - 11 August 2017
Understanding Home Care Quality Review.Box Hill, Vic. Register here.

14 - 15 August 2017
Best Practice in Home Visiting. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

14 - 15 August 2017
Home Modifications Australia National Conference and Exhibition. ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park. Info

14 - 15 August 2017
Co-occurring Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug Disorders. Dubbo. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

15 August 2017
Culturally Reflective Practice. Albury. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

15 August 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability. Gosford, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

15 August 2017
Consumer Directed Care and the Home Care Standards. Osborne Park, WA. Register here.

15 August 2017
Managing Aged Care Quality Accreditation Performance. Brisbane, Qld. Register here.

15 - 16 August 2017
Legal Issues for NGO Providers in OOHC. Newcastle. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

16 - 17 August & 15 September 2017
Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

17 August 2017
Disability Justice: Supporting Parents with Cognitive Impairment Through Care and Protection. Armidale, NSW. Register

17 August 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability.Wagga Wagga, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

17 - 18 August 2017
Better Practice in Aged Care. Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, Sydney NSW. https://www.aacqa.gov.au/

18 August 2017
Succeeding with Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder/Asperger's Syndrome. Cairns, Qld. Register here.

18 August 2017
Managing Aged Care Quality Accreditation Performance. Adelaide, SA. Register here.

21 August 2017
National Nursing Forum.Sydney, NSW. Register here.

21 August 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability. Bankstown, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

21 - 23 August 2017
18th International Mental Health Conference. Gold Coast, Queensland. Register here.

22 August 2017
Restricted Practices in OOHC. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

22 August 2017
Case Management Masterclass. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

22 August 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability.Lithgow, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

22 - 23 August 2017
Personality Disorders: A Psychodynamic and Attachment Theory Perspective. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

23 August 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability. Orange, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

23 August 2017
Cultural Identity for Children and Young People from Migrant and Refugee Backgrounds in OOHC. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

24 August 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability. Dubbo, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

28 August 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability. Campbelltown, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

28 - 30 August 2017
OOHC Assessment Skills. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

29 - 30 August 2017
Understanding Home Care Quality Review.Brisbane, Qld. Register here.

29 - 30 August 2017
Understanding Home Care Quality Review.Osborne Park, WA. Register here.

30 August 2017
Active Ageing Conference. Melbourne, Vic. Web site

30 August 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability.Tamworth, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

31 August 2017
Disability Justice: Supporting Parents with Cognitive Impairment Through Care and Protection. Newcastle, NSW. Register

31 August 2017
Global Community Information Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/community_information.html

1 September 2017
Dementia Awareness Month. web site

1 September 2017
Preparing for the NDIS: Supporting Individuals Using Life Coaching Techniques. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

4 – 7 September 2017
Australian College of Nurse Practitioners Conference.
Sofitel Brisbane Central. Information

6 – 8 September 2017
6th World Congress of Clinical Safety.
Rome, Italy. www.iarmm.org/6WCCS

6 – 7 September 2017
Disability Employment Australia Annual Conference.
Brisbane. Information

7 September 2017
Disability Justice: Supporting Parents with Cognitive Impairment Through Care and Protection. Parramatta, NSW. Register

7 – 9 September 2017
Asia Pacific Autism Conference.
International Conference Centre, Sydney. http://www.apac17.org.au/

11 September 2017
Interface of the NDIS and the Child Protection and Family Support Systems. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

11- 12 September 2017
NDS WA Conference. Crown Convention Centre, Perth, WA. National Disability Services. Web site

12 - 13 September 2017
Understanding Home Care Quality Review.Parramatta, NSW. Register here.

12- 14 September 2017
ACSA National Summit. Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns City QLD. http://www.acsanationalsummit.com.au/

13 September 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability.Taree, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

14 September 2017
Consumer Directed Care and the Home Care Standards. Adelaide, SA. Register here.

14 September 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability.Kempsey, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

14 September 2017
Managing Aged Care Quality Accreditation Performance. Box Hill, Vic. Register here.

14 - 15 September 2017
3rd Australian Nursing & Midwifery Conference. Newcastle Exhibition and Covention Centre, NSW. Information

15 September 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability.Port Macquarie, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

19 September 2017
Managing Aged Care Quality Accreditation Performance. Parramatta, NSW. Register here.

19 September 2017
Managing Aged Care Quality Accreditation Performance. Osborne Park, WA. Register here.

19 – 25 September 2017
International Week of the Deaf.
http://wfdeaf.org/whoarewe/international-week-of-the-deaf

21 September 2017
World Alzheimer's Day

21 September 2017
Disability Justice: Supporting Parents with Cognitive Impairment Through Care and Protection. Sydney, NSW. Register

21 - 22 September 2017
Better Practice in Aged Care. Stamford Plaza, Brisbane City QLD. https://www.aacqa.gov.au/

22 September 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability. Coffs Harbour, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

25 September 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability. Lismore, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

25 - 27 September 2017
Australian Social Policy Conference. University of NSW Arts & Social Sciences, Sydney. Web site

27September 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability. Armidale, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

29 September 2017
Disability Justice Program: Domestic Family Violence and People with Cognitive Disability. Moree, NSW. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

30 September 2017
Global Australian University Guide.
http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/university_guide.html

1 October 2017
Day Light Saving Time starts

5 October 2017
World Cerebral Palsy Day.
https://worldcpday.org/

6 October 2017
Managing Aged Care Quality Accreditation Performance. Adelaide, SA. Register here.

8 October 2017
World Sight Day.
http://www.iapb.org/advocacy/world-sight-day

9 - 11 October 2017
Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity.
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. web site

10 October 2017
World Mental Health Day.
web site

10 - 11 October 2017
PANDDA Disability Nurses Conference. Parramatta, NSW. web site

10 - 11 October 2017
Understanding Home Care Quality Review.Brisbane, Qld. Register here.

11 - 12 October 2017
Understanding Home Care Quality Review.Parramatta, NSW. Register here.

12 October 2017
Disability Justice: Supporting Parents with Cognitive Impairment Through Care and Protection. Wagga Wagga, NSW. Register

12 - 13 October 2017
Fall Global Symposium for Psychology Professionals. Los Angeles, California, USA. web site

14 October 2017
Succeeding with Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder/Asperger's Syndrome. Cairns, Qld. Register here.

15 - 18 October 2017
LASA National Congress.
Gold Coast, Queensland. Leading Age Services Australia. Details.

17 - 20 October 2017
17th Biennial Alzheimer's Australia National Conference.
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Web site

18 October 2017
Consumer Directed Care and the Home Care Standards.Parramatta, NSW. Register here.

24 - 25 October 2017
Understanding Home Care Quality Review.Box Hill, Vic. Register here.

26 October 2017
Disability Justice: Supporting Parents with Cognitive Impairment Through Care and Protection. Chatswood, NSW. Register

26 - 28 October 2017
10th European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry.
Crown Plaza, Dublin, Ireland. web site

26 - 28 October 2017
Australasian Marce Society For Perinatal Mental Health Conference. Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Register

31 October 2017
Global Conference Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/conference_calendar.html

2 November 2017
Disability and Communication: Connecting and Respecting. Sydney. ACWA-CCWT. Register here.

6 – 12 November 2017
Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week

7 November 2017
Managing Aged Care Quality Accreditation Performance. Osborne Park, WA. Register here.

7 - 8 November 2017
Understanding Home Care Quality Review.Adelaide, SA. Register here.

8 November 2017
Managing Aged Care Quality Accreditation Performance. Brisbane, Qld. Register here.

8 - 10 November 2017
ASID Pushing the Boundaries Conference. Hobart, Tasmania. Information

8 - 10 November 2017
3rd International Conference of the World Federation of the Deaf. Budapest, Hungary. http://wfdbudapest2017.com/

11 November 2017
Remembrance Day 11am

13 - 16 November 2017
IASSIDD Asia-Pacific Regional Congress. Bangkok, Thialand. web site

14 - 15 November 2017
Understanding Home Care Quality Review. Hobart, Tas. Register here.

14 - 15 November 2017
Understanding Home Care Quality Review. Osborne Park, WA. Register here.

15 - 17 November 2017
Australian & New Zealand Spinal Cord Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Qld. Detail & Registration.

16 November 2017
Disability Justice: Supporting Parents with Cognitive Impairment Through Care and Protection. Dubbo, NSW. Register

16 - 17 November 2017
National NDIS Mental Health Conference. Sydney, NSW. Information & Registration.

16 - 17 November 2017
Fall Global Conference on Education. Los Angeles, USA. web site

21 November 2017
Managing Aged Care Quality Accreditation Performance. Parramatta, NSW. Register here.

23 November 2017
Consumer Directed Care and the Home Care Standards.Box Hill, Vic. Register here.

26 - 29 November 2017
Disability Studies Conference. Dunedin, New Zealand. Information

28 - 29 November 2017
Qld Regional Aged Care Procurement Conference. venue & web tba

29 - 30 November 2017
Understanding Home Care Quality Review.Parramatta, NSW. Register here.

30 November 2017
Global First Aid Course Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/first_aid__cpr_courses.html

3 December 2017
International Day of People with Disability http://www.idpwd.com.au/

7 December 2017
Disability Justice: Supporting Parents with Cognitive Impairment Through Care and Protection. Gosford, NSW. Register

8 - 9 December 2017
South West Sydney Disability Expo. The Whitlam Leisure Centre, Liverpool, NSW. web site

10 December 2017
Human Rights Day. http://www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday/

31 December 2017
Global Scholarship Guide.
http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/scholarship_guide.html


2018


26 January 2018
Australia Day - Big Red BBQ nationawide Kidney Health Australia

31 January 2018
Global Online Education Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/online_education.html

20 – 21 February 2018
National Disability Services NDS NSW 2017 Conference. Hilton Hotel, Sydney. http://www.nds.org.au/events/1438139627

28 February 2018
Global Conference Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/conference_calendar.html

10 - 11 March 2018
4th Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Conference. Royal College of Physians,London, UK. web site

21 March 2018
World Down Syndrome Day. http://www.un.org/en/events/downsyndromeday/

26 March 2018
Go Purple – Epilepsy Awareness Day. http://www.epilepsy.org.au/purple-day

31 March 2018
Global Gazette Disability edition. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/global_gazette_disability__ageing.html

2 April 2018
World Autism Awareness Day. http://www.un.org/en/events/autismday/

30 April 2018
Global Certificate Courses Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/certificate_course_guide.html

31 May 2018
Global Global Gazette archive. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/newsletter.html

30 June 2018
Global Nursing Courses Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/nursing_courses.html

July 2018
World Down Syndrome Congress. Glasgow, Scotland. Information.

21 - 26 July 2018
ISAAC 2018 International Society for Augmentative & Alternative Communications. Gold Coast, Australia. web site

31 July 2018
Global University Courses Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/university_guide.html

31 August 2018
Global Community Information Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/community_information.html

18 – 24 September 2018
International Week of the Deaf.
http://wfdeaf.org/whoarewe/international-week-of-the-deaf

30 September 2018
Global Australian University Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/university_guide.html

5 October 2018
World Cerebral Palsy Day.
https://worldcpday.org/

8 October 2018
World Sight Day.
http://www.iapb.org/advocacy/world-sight-day

October 2017
Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity. Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. web site

31 October 2018
Global Conference Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/conference_calendar.html

6 – 12 November 2018
Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week

11 November 2018
Remembrance Day 11am

30 November 2018
Global First Aid Course Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/first_aid__cpr_courses.html

3 December 2018
International Day of People with Disability
http://www.idpwd.com.au/

10 December 2018
Human Rights Day.
http://www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday/

17 – 18 December 2018
19th International Conference on Disability and Diversity. Bangkok, Thailand. https://www.waset.org/conference/2018/12/bangkok/ICDD

31 December 2018
Global Scholarship Guide. http://www.globalcarestaff.com/page/scholarship_guide.html


2019


21 March 2019
World Down Syndrome Day. http://www.un.org/en/events/downsyndromeday/

11 November 2019
Remembrance Day 11am

3 December 2019
International Day of People with Disability
http://www.idpwd.com.au/

10 December 2019
Human Rights Day.
http://www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday/

21 – 22 December 2019
19th International Conference on Disability and Diversity. Istanbul, Turkey. https://www.waset.org/conference/2019/12/istanbul/ICDD


ATTENTION: Conference Organisers why not lodge your 2016 and 2017 event details with us - for consideration for our online Global Conference Calendar that will also appear in the Global Gazette Disability newsletter that is now viewed by over 23,500 disability, aged care and health professionals around Australia and in over 100 different countries.

Email details to GlobalGazetteDisability@gmail.com



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