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Law for Disability Providers: Your Obligations in the NDIS Landscape

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:10 pm AEDT


Hear from some of the best lawyers in the disability sector as they review recent changes to SDA regulations; financing disability and SDA housing; practice standards and worker screening requirements under the NDIS Quality & Safeguarding Framework; and key learnings from The Royal Commission. Review other laws that impact on your business including privacy and cyber-security, consumer laws, employment law, workplace manslaughter offences & more. This webinar will be delivered remotely via Zoom and chaired by: Michael Perkins TEP, lawyer, author and educator with over 30 years’ experience in trusts, estates and private client practice.

Review of the Disability and SDA Housing

Learn about the recent changes in the SDA regulations, then understand:

  • What are some of the best contract structures between housing providers and support providers, and what are the risks?
  • What funding structures can be used to develop disability and SDA housing projects?
  • What have we learnt from The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability?

Presented by Tony Rutherford, Partner, Mills Oakley

Regulatory and Compliance Obligations: The Non-Compliance Consequences

Gain an understanding of the various regulations and compliance obligations required, and also understand the non-compliance consequences in the areas of:

  • Privacy and cyber-security
  • Consumer laws and service delivery
  • Employment law and workplace manslaughter offences
  • Whistleblower protection regime
  • Modern slavery reporting and disclosure

Presented by Paige Comensoli, Director, In House Nous

A Human Rights-based Approach to Meeting Your Obligations under the Quality & Safeguarding Framework

Examine the changing community expectations of disability rights after the Disability Royal Commission investigation and what it means for you, including:

  • Practice Standards & Worker Screening: the requirements for providers under the NDIS Quality & Safeguarding Framework
  • The shift from mere compliance with legal obligations, to having a human rights-based approach. What are the disadvantages of tick-box compliance?
  • Opportunities for DSPs: Practical guidance on how to embed a human rights based approach in a competitive NDIS market
  • How the NDIS Quality & Safeguarding Framework and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability, work together

Presented by Emma Turner, Principal and Bea Dubinsky, Lawyer, Russell Kennedy Lawyers

Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Substantive Law.


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