The NSW Council for Intellectual Disability will be hosting a conference in Newcastle from 28-29 August this year that will bring together a range of stakeholders from sectors including health, justice, planning to learn from each other and contribute towards the positive development of the NDIS. Full details are available on the website.
The NDIS One Year On - Conference
Another upcoming NDIS conference is set to take place in Geelong from 11-12 August and will focus on key learnings from the different implementation approaches taken across the trial sites. Delegates will be challenged to review their role in moving forward including how we can collectively respond to this sweeping reform; manage risks, be organisationally prepared and ensure that the NDIS and disability sector are effective in delivering informed choice, security and confidence, a vibrant services sector and a more inclusive society. Full details are available from the website.
40th International Mental Health Nursing Conference
2014 is the year to celebrate the Australian College of Mental Health Nursing’s 40th International Mental Health Nursing Conference! During our 40th year celebrations, the College believes it is important to take time to reflect on how the past has shaped the profession into the 21st Century. The conference will be held in Melbourne from 7-9 October, with a workshop on the 6th. Full details and registration details are available from the website.
This year's TheMHS Conference is rapidly approaching with the event to kick off in Perth on 26 August. The full range of pre-conference workshops and the program are available from the website, along with registration information. The conference promises to be very informative so don't miss your chance to attend.
This August, Grill'd and Smiling Mind have teamed up to build a happier and healthier community by spreading the word about mindfulness. Through their community donation program Local Matters, Grill’d will enable Smiling Mind to provide local schools, youth organisations and sports clubs with valuable Mindfulness Meditation resources from the Smiling Mind Education and Sport programs. To get involved, simply pop into your local Grill'd for a burger and use your Local Matters token to support a local charity.