In June 2009, a handful of concerned Queenslanders came together for the Blue Skies Scenario Building Activity, which aimed to build a new vision for Queenslanders with disability and their families.

This group of Queenslanders included representatives from a broad cross section of the disability sector, including people with disability, their families and carers, service providers, peak body representatives, advocates, public servants, academics; and other committed individuals.

The Blue Skies Group (as they have come to be known) were formed.