Griffith University NDIS Symposium – Housing for people with disability: a place to call home

QDN was pleased to partner with Griffith University and Community Resource Unit to host this important NDIS Symposium on Housing on the 15th February, 2016.  The Symposium provided an opportunity to hear about the latest research, creative strategies individuals have taken to meet their housing needs and what is currently happening in government and the housing sector.

A webcast (video-on-demand), along with accessible copies of the PowerPoint presentations and a full transcript of the live captions is available via the Griffith University website at http://events.griffith.edu.au/events/griffith-university-ndis-symposia-series-housing-for-people-with-disability-a-place-to-call-home-/event-summary-349ee9d230904a5290aa15c84035e1d0.aspx

Key highlights included:

  • Dr Ilan Wiesel reported on the latest AHURI research
  • The NDIS shared its housing strategy
  • People with disability shared their experiences of finding a place to call home
QDN Board Director Grahame Robertson, QDN & A&TSIDNQ founding member Willie Prince and QDN Board Director Peter Gurr.

The Honourable Mick de Brenni, Minister for Housing and Public Works, Professor Lesley Chenoweth, Pro Vice Chancellor and Head of Logan Campus, Griffith University, Paige Armstrong, CEO, QDN and Margaret Rodgers, Director, Community Resource Unit.

Symposium attendees listening to an address by the Honourable Mick de Brenni, Minister for Housing and Public Works