2009 Gold Coast


To view a copy of the 2009 program, please click here (2.4Mb PDF).

Speaker Presentations








  • Working with Barriers: improving workforce participation for those with mental illness and drug and alcohol issues
    Liz Hudson, Centre of Excellence Manager, Break Thru People Solutions
    Alison Jaworski, Research Officer, Break Thru People Solutions
    Speaker Presentation (pdf format)




  • Cutting the Mustard: Securing Meaningful Employment for People with an Acquired Brain Injury
    Nick Rushworth, Executive Officer, Brain Injury Australia
    Speaker Presentation (pdf format)



  • Joe Cocker, Chairman Mao’s frog and the United Nations Convention of the Right of People with Disability can’t all be wrong… can they?
    Dougie Herd, Executive Officer, Disability Council of NSW
    Speaker Presentation (pdf format)


  • The New Disability Employment Services Towards Implementation
    Malisa Golightly, Deputy Secretary, Employment, Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
    Speaker Presentation (pdf format)


  • Reframing Disability, Welfare and Work: A Research Report
    Greg Marston, University of Queensland
    Jeremy Moss, University of Melbourne
    Speaker Presentation (pdf format)

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