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

Digital Inclusion workshops

QDN's Digital Inclusion workshops are supporting people with disability to develop their digital literacy skills and understanding.

BIDRC Building Inclusive Disaster Resilient Communities

Inclusive Disaster Resilience Events

Upcoming inclusive disaster resilience community forums in the Somerset and Scenic Rim regions

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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Event News

  • A purple circle with white cartoon eyes inside.Townsville Digital Inclusion Workshops
    Townsville Digital Inclusion Workshops Need to learn the skills to access information online during a disaster? Our digital inclusion program can help! 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, support stay connected to family, friends and workers. Being online is really important during emergencies and disasters. We will ... Read More
  • BIDRC Building Inclusive Disaster Resilient Communities.Inclusive Disaster Resilience Events
    Inclusive Disaster Resilience Events Join QDN for a series of inclusive disaster resilience events in five Queensland communities. Do you want to work together to create a more inclusive and disaster resilient community? QDN, with project partners The University of Sydney and the Community Services Industry Alliance (CSIA) are bringing a series of two-day inclusive community resilience events to five communities across Queensland over the next two years as part of the Building Inclusive ... Read More
  • Brisbane Games 2032, Visioning Forum.Visioning Forum – For people with disability – Online Event
    Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games Visioning Forum   A legacy of a more accessible and inclusive 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 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 ... 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 that will support people to learn the skills they need to access information online during a disaster. They will be held at both: Bardon Neighbourhood Centre and, New Farm Neighbourhood Centre.   These workshops are for people with disability to: learn essential digital skills, get facts and information in times of emergency, have access to essential ... 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 are four workshops that we run from 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, 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
  • Disability Action Week Event 2021, Driving workforce diversity, inclusion and innovation. There is a picture of two rises to the right then an arrow to three circles with images representing transport, communication universal and building design, lifelong learningDisability Action Week Event 2021
      Disability Action Week Event 2021 Disability Action Week is held annually and raises awareness of how Queenslanders can play their own role in creating an all abilities Queensland. This year’s theme ‘Workforce diversity – open up to opportunity’, focuses on employment opportunities for people with disability and benefits of an inclusive workforce. The week runs from 5 to 11 December 2021. QDN will be hosting an event to celebrate this week. The online forum will discuss topics on ... Read More
  • Event for people with an intellectual disability: International Day of People with Disability Online Global Event. There is a graphic of a person with blue green and orange shapes around them.International Day of People with Disability Online Global Event 
    Online event for people with an intellectual disability: International Day of People with Disability Online Global Event QDN’s Brisbane and Gold Coast Hot Topics peer support groups for people with an intellectual disability and New Vision Advocates from Canada invite people with an intellectual disability to be a part of an international online event to celebrate International Day of People with Disability 2021. This online event is for people with an intellectual disability to join ... Read More

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