QDN holds many events, forums, workshops and Peer Support Group meetings throughout the year. Below you will find up to date information about future events, as well as stories from past events.

Upcoming Event Highlights

Brisbane Games 2032, Visioning Forum.

Brisbane Games 2032 - Visioning Forum

QDN are holding an online 'Visioning Forum - For Queenslanders with Disability'. The time to make this happen is now and we need your input!

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Taxis and passengers with disability 

QDN held a 'members only' online event around taxis and passengers with disability. We will let you know when the summary report is available.

Peer Support Groups logo, Connecting people with disability - There is a speech bubble with 8 different coloured graphics of people circling it.

Peer Support Group meetings

Looking for a place to connect, meet new people, find out more about topics of interest like NDIS, navigating hospitals and healthcare or housing. Come along to one of QDN’s Peer Support Groups.

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Digital Inclusion Workshops

There will be workshops held  to support people to learn the skills they need to access information online during a disaster.

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Events Calendar

Calendar of Events

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Taxis and passengers with disability

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New Farm – Digital Inclusion Workshop #2

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Normanton Peer Support Group

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New Farm – Digital Inclusion Workshop #3

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Brisbane Peer Support Group

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QDN online

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Caboolture Peer Support Group

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Event News

  • Online Visioning forum: For Queenslanders with disability. Creating a legacy for all Queenslanders. Monday 13 June 2022, 3:00pm to 5:00pm. QDN, Queenslanders with disability network, Nothing about us without us.QDN e-News Video Update – June Week 3
    QDN e-News Video Update – June 2022 Week 3 2032 Games Visioning Forum On Monday we held the Brisbane 2032 Games Visioning Forum. With over 70 participants the Forum was opened by the Hon Stirling Hinchliffe MP, Minister for Tourism, Innovation and Sport and Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympics and Paralympics Sport and Engagement. Three speakers, including two former Paralympians Geoff Trappett and Karni Liddell and Dr Sharon Boyce set the scene for how we can work together to ... Read More
  • Online Visioning forum: For Queenslanders with disability. Creating a legacy for all Queenslanders. Monday 13 June 2022, 3:00pm to 5:00pm. QDN, Queenslanders with disability network, Nothing about us without us.Visioning Forum – For people with disability – Online Event
    Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games Visioning Forum With 10 years to go until the Brisbane 2032 Games. QDN held an online ‘Visioning Forum – For Queenslanders with Disability’. The time to make this happen is now and we need your input! Your chance to help shape the future and leave a legacy of a more accessible Queensland for all! On Monday 13 June, we held the Brisbane 2032 Games Visioning Forum. With over 70 participants the Forum was opened by the Hon Stirling ... Read More
  • A man wearing a floral shirt holding a sign that says Act for inclusion for and written in pen "Close the gap between allied health and the NDIS. My disability vote counts, Act for inclusion". QDN Queenslanders with Disability Network.QDN e-News Video Update – May Week 3
    QDN e-News Video Update – May 2022 Week 3 QDN’s election platform QDN, in consultation with members has developed our 2022 Federal Election Policy Platform ‘My disability vote counts – Act for inclusion’.  Queenslanders with disability are calling on political candidates across the state at this federal election to listen to them, and to work together to deliver change and inclusion. We have ideas and we have solutions, we vote, and we want to see candidates act for ... Read More
  • Disability Matters, Taxis and passengers with disability, Online event - Share your experiences and ideas. 2 June - 3.30pm to 5pm. QDN Member event, Want to be a QDN Member? Join QDN for free now! www.qdn.org.au. There is a photo in a circle with a woman wearing dark glasses and holding a cane, standing next to a taxi sign.Taxis and Passengers with Disability – Online Event
      QDN is holding a ‘members only’ online event around taxis and passengers with disability. Come along and share your experiences and ideas. This online event will have speakers from: Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN) Department of Transport and Main Roads Taxi Council Queensland Department of Seniors, Disability Services and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships. Date: 2 June 2022 Time: 3.30pm to 5.00pm Where: Online event, You can register here. We look ... Read More
  • a blue and orange circle with disability written around it and a blue tick in the middle. Online Election Forum, Queensland Event, 4 May 2022. There are five circles on the right. 1. A photo of a man smiling with the text below Bill Shorten, Australia Labor Party. 2. The circle has the text To be confirmed and below it says Liberal National Party. 3. A photo of a woman with dark hair smiling at the camera. Below it says Kelly Guenoun, United Australian Party. 4. The circle has the text To be confirmed and below it says One Nation Party. 5. A photo of a man with glasses smiling at the camera and below it says Jordon Steele-John, Australian Greens Party. Group of logos Queensland Collective - For inclusive education Queensland Advocacy for Inclusion qamh - leading community mental wellbeing ATSIDNQ - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Disability Network of Queensland - Supporting our mob with disability NDS - National Disability Services ADA Australia - Your aged and disability advocates QIDAN PSP - Parent to parent QDN - Queenslanders with Disability Network - Nothing about us without usQDN e-News Video Update – April 2022 Week 4
    QDN e-News Video Update – April 2022 Week 4 Statewide Election Forum – 4 May The state-wide Online Disability Election Forum will be held on Wednesday, 4 May 2022 at 5:30pm (QLD time). Representatives from the key parties have confirmed their attendance at the forum. Come along and hear what their disability policies are in this Federal Election and raise the disability issues that matter to you! Read more here »   Cairns Disabiltiy Election forum – 28 April The Cairns ... Read More
  • a blue and orange circle with disability written around it and a blue tick in the middle.Online Election Forum – Queensland Event
    Online Election Forum Queensland Event – 4 May 2022 The Federal Election is on 21 May 2022, it is an important one, especially to people with disability, their families, and workers. The Online Election Forum was held on the 4th of May and representatives from key parties attended the forum. Questions put forward in the chat by those that attended the forum, were provided to the candidates for a response after the event. We will publish the responses as they come in. Read the forum ... Read More
  • A purple and green circle with disability written around it and a green tick in the middle.Disability Election Forum – Cairns Event
    Disability Election Forum Cairns Event The Federal Election is on 21 May 2022, it is an important one, especially to people with disability, their families and workers. The past two years have demonstrated the need to elect a future Federal Government who will listen and to lead with vision to deliver full inclusion and participation of people with disability as citizens within our communities. Come along to a local forum and hear how the key political parties standing in our electorate, will ... Read More
  • Three circles connected by lines. There is a graphic in each circle, a computer screen, two speech bubbles and a smart phone.Digital Inclusion Project workshops in Brisbane
      Need to learn the skills to access information online during a disaster? Our digital inclusion program can help! There will be four workshops held at both: Bardon Neighbourhood Centre and, New Farm Neighbourhood Centre. to support people to learn the skills they need to access information online during a disaster.   These workshops are for people with disability to: learn essential digital skills, get facts and information in times of emergency, have access to essential goods, ... Read More
  • My disability vote counts. Act for inclusion. My vote countsQDN e-News Video Update – March 2022 Week 4
    QDN e-News Video Update – March 2022 Week 4 Federal Election 2022 My Disability Vote Counts – Act for Inclusion, has been launched! The federal election is just around the corner, we have launched our policy platform, ‘My disability vote counts: Act for inclusion’, and we want you to get involved! Want to make sure that your candidates know what your disability vote will count for. The federal election must be held by 21 May 2022. Please join us for QDN’s Federal Election briefing for ... Read More
  • Three circles connected by lines. There is a graphic in each circle, a computer screen, two speech bubbles and a smart phone.Digital Inclusion Project workshops at Gailes Community House
      Need to learn the skills to access information online during a disaster? Our digital inclusion program can help! There will be four workshops held at Gailes Community House to support people to learn the skills they need to access information online during a disaster. These workshops are for people with disability to: learn essential digital skills, get facts and information in times of emergency, have access to essential goods, services and support like food, medicine, healthcare, ... Read More
  • QDN Member Event – The NDIS: 2021 in revie and the way forward to improve in 2022. Summary Report now available. Want to be a QDN Member? Join QDN for free now! www.qdn.org.auNDIS Year in Review Event 2021 Summary Report 
      NDIS Year in Review 2021 Summary Report QDN members give collective feedback to policy makers about the NDIS through our regular consultations and submissions. It is essential that the NDIS delivers choice and control and the supports that people need to live their day to day life. QDN members came together on 13 December 2021 for the event “NDIS Year in Review 2021 and the year ahead in 2022”. They reflected on the year that was filled with a range of proposed legislative changes and on ... Read More
  • QDN, Disability Action Week Event 2021, Driving workforce diversity, inclusion and innovation, 10 December 2021There are three circles with photos and titles below - Dr Dinesh Palipana - 2021 Queenslander of the Year, Cody Skinner - Emerging Leaders, Katie Brooker - Mater Health, Catrin Culla - Mater Health.Disability Action Week Employment Forum – Summary Report
    Disability Action Week Employment Forum – Summary Report Driving workforce diversity, inclusion, and innovation In conjunction with Disability Action Week, QDN hosted an online employment forum – Driving workforce diversity, inclusion, and innovation, on the 10th of December 2021. Having access to a secure job is not only essential to a person’s economic security, but gives people a sense of purpose and achievement, which is central to fostering good mental health and creating an enriched ... Read More
  • QDN, Queenslanders with Disability Network, COVID Conversation, Current COVID-19 situation – What’s changed. Managing my treatment and care in COVID-19. 17 February 2022, 11am to 12pm. Join us for the next COVID-19 conversation. Register now.COVID CONVERSATION – Current COVID-19 Situation – What’s changed?
      COVID CONVERSATION – Current COVID-19 Situation – What’s changed? Managing my treatment and care in COVID-19 Join us for our next COVID Conversation When: Thursday 17 February Time: 11am to 12pm (Brisbane time) Where: Online event – We will send Zoom details after you have registered This free online information session is for people with disability and their families. It will cover information about testing, what to do and who to call if you or your support ... Read More
  • Disability Matters, Transport matters – advocacy and inclusion, 6 December 2021 3:30pm to 5:30pm, QDN Member Event, Want to be a QDN Member? Join QDN for free now! www.qdn.org.au. There is a image in a circle of two men standing next to a bus timetable and map, talking to each other.QDN Free Member Event – Transport Matters – Advocacy and Inclusion
      QDN Member Event Transport Matters – Advocacy and Inclusion QDN is hosting a series of online workshops for QDN members on key issues that matter to people with disability. This workshop is for QDN members who want to learn more about the legislation and standards that govern and guide our transport accessibility and inclusion. Geoff Trappett from Inclusion Moves will deliver a two-hour workshop for members interested in getting more information and growing their knowledge, skills and ... Read More
  • QDN Member event, The NDIS: 2021 in Review and the way forward to improve in 2022. 13 December 2021, 4pm to 6pm. Want to be a QDN Member? Join QDN for free now! www.qdn.org.au. There are two circles with graphics of people inside.QDN Member Events – The NDIS: 2021 in review and the way forward to improve in 2022
      QDN Member Events – The NDIS: 2021 in review and the way forward to improve in 2022 It’s been a big year for the NDIS. From independent assessments to increased powers for the Federal Government. There have been a lot of changes to the scheme talked about in just 12 months. So, at the end of a very busy year, where did the NDIS end up? And most importantly, where do we want to see the NDIS go in 2022? This is an online forum for QDN members and supporters to wrap up the year that’s ... Read More

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