The NDIS: Getting Informed – South Brisbane

 Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of supporting people with a disability in Australia. The scheme will start to roll out in the Brisbane region from 1st July 2018. This workshop provides information relevant to families and people with a disability about the…

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Upcoming CRU Events

Planning for 2017 is underway at CRU with more events to be finalised in the next few weeks.  We thought we would send a few dates now so that you can put them on your calendar before it fills up too much. The first is a Dinner at Southbank in on 27th February that will…

The NDIS: Getting Informed – Hervey Bay

This workshop provides information about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things you can do now to get ready. This workshop will provides information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme.

The NDIS: Getting Informed – Maryborough

This workshop provides information about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things you can do now to get ready. This workshop will provides information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme.

The NDIS: Getting Informed – Bundaberg

This workshop provides information about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things you can do now to get ready. This workshop will provides information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme.

The NDIS: Getting Informed – Longreach

These two workshops provide information about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things you can do now to get ready. This workshop will provides information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme. You can register for either the workshop on the evening of the Tuesday or the morning of the Wednesday. Places are limited.

The NDIS – Getting Informed: Boonah

Join us for a workshop and a conversation that provide information about the NDIS, and are designed to help people think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme. You can register for either the workshop or the conversation, or both. Places are limited.

The NDIS – Getting Informed: Sunnybank

Join us for a workshop and a conversation that provide information about the NDIS, and are designed to help people think about how they can best used the opportunities offered by the new scheme. You can register for either the workshop or the conversation, or both. Places are limited.

The NDIS: Getting Informed – Childers

This workshop provides information about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things you can do now to get ready. This workshop will provides information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme. Please register your details to attend as places are limited.

The NDIS: Getting Informed – Gin Gin

This workshop provides information about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things you can do now to get ready. This workshop will provides information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme. Please register your details to attend as places are limited.

The NDIS – Getting Informed: Bundaberg

Join us for a workshop and a conversation that provide information about the NDIS, and are designed to help people think about how they can best used the opportunities offered by the new scheme. You can register for either the workshop or the conversation, or both. Places are limited.

The NDIS – Getting Informed: Ipswich

Join us for a workshop and a conversation that provide information about the NDIS, and are designed to help people think about how they can best used the opportunities offered by the new scheme. You can register for either the workshop or the conversation, or both. Places are limited.

The NDIS: Getting Informed – Rosewood

This workshop provides information about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things you can do now to get ready. This workshop will provides information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme.

The NDIS: Getting Informed – Laidley

This workshop provides information about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things you can do now to get ready. This workshop will provides information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme.

The NDIS – Getting Informed: Gatton

Join us for a workshop and a conversation that provide information about the NDIS, and are designed to help people think about how they can best used the opportunities offered by the new scheme.

You can register for either the workshop or the conversation, or both. Places are limited.

The NDIS: Getting Informed – Tamborine Mountain

This workshop provides information about the why, when and how of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland, and things you can do now to get ready. This workshop will provides information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme.

Making the Most of the NDIS: Indooroopilly

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), a  new way of supporting people with a disability in Australia, formally commenced on 1 July 2016. It will be introduced gradually across the regions. Join us for a workshop and a conversation that provide information about the NDIS,…

NDIS Information Session for the Vietnamese Community in Inala – Understanding the new changes for disability support

This workshop is for people with a disability and families in the Vietnamese community. At this workshop we will talk about what we know about the NDIS, and practical things people can do to get ready for the NDIS. This workshop will help you think about where to start, how to stay connected and informed as we move towards the NDIS starting in an area near you.

Making the Most of the NDIS: Rockhampton

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of supporting people with a disability that is starting soon in Queensland. This is a series of short workshops that provide information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best…

Making the Most of the NDIS in Yeppoon, Gladstone, Biloela and Rockhampton

Making the Most of the NDIS in Yeppoon, Gladstone, Biloela and Rockhampton The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in Central Queensland in January 2018. DOWNLOAD FLYER The NDIS is a new way of supporting people with a disability across Australia.  Participants will receive flexible funding tailored to their individual goals.  The NDIS provides an important opportunity to…

Making the Most of the NDIS: Wynnum

Workshop series overview The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of supporting people with a disability that is starting soon in Queensland. This is a series of short workshops that provide information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new…

Taking Charge of Change: Ipswich

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) started in the Queensland launch sites in early 2016 and is rolling out in other places in Queensland between July 2016 and July 2019. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people close to them a chance…

Taking Charge of Change: Brisbane North

 Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) started in the Queensland launch sites in early 2016 and is rolling out in other places in Queensland between July 2016 and July 2019. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people close to them a…

Making the Most of the NDIS: Helidon

This is a series of short workshops that provide information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme. You can register for one, some or all of the workshops in the series. People who have attended a Taking Charge of Change workshop are welcome to attend. Places are limited.

Making the Most of the NDIS in Central West Queensland

Making the Most of the NDIS in the Central West The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in Central West Queensland in January 2018. DOWNLOAD FLYER The NDIS will be a new way of supporting people with a disability across Australia.  Participants will receive flexible funding tailored to their individual needs.  The NDIS provides an important opportunity…

New Opportunities for a Good Life – Experiences from NDIS Trial Sites – Hervey Bay

This one day forum showcases stories by and about people with disabilities and their families who have been involved in the NDIS trial sites the Perth Hills (WA), Barwon Heads (VIC) and Newcastle (NSW).

The NDIS provides people with disability with a new opportunity to think about how a good life is possible.

Having had experience using the NDIS, presenters will talk about:

Preparation
Creating a vision and planning for a good life
Self-directing and self-managing
Staying well connected in the community
Day-to-day experience of the NDIS

Making the Most of the NDIS: Toowoomba

This is a series of short workshops that provide information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme.

You can register for one, some or all of the workshops in the series. People who have attended a Taking Charge of Change workshop are welcome to attend. Places are limited.

Making the Most of the NDIS: Stanthorpe

This is a series of short workshops that provide information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new scheme.

You can register for one, some or all of the workshops in the series. People who have attended a Taking Charge of Change workshop are welcome to attend. Places are limited.

Taking Charge of Change: Red Hill

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) started in the Queensland launch sites in early 2016. It will roll out in other places in Queensland between July 2016 and July 2019. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people close to them a chance…

Taking Charge of Change: Beaudesert

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in the Queensland launch site in early 2016. It will then roll out in other places in Queensland between July 2016 and July 2019. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people close to them a…

Taking Charge of Change: Wynnum

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) started in the Queensland launch sites in early 2016. It will roll out in other places in Queensland between July 2016 and July 2019. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people close to them a chance…

Taking Charge of Change: Calamvale

This one day workshop talks about what we know about the NDIS and some practical things people with disability and their families can do to get ready for the NDIS. We will talk about what it takes for people with disability to have a good life; the role of family and friends; choice and control and what it will mean to take charge of the change ahead.

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CRU Conference Full Program is Now Available

CRU Conference Full Program is Now Available We are delighted to announce that the CRU conference program is now available. If you have not already registered, we would encourage you to REGISTER NOW so you don’t miss out! Ticket Sales Close on Friday 6th May. Claiming a Positive Future: The Power of Possibility has been…

Making the most of the NDIS: Ipswich

This one day workshop talks about what we know about the NDIS and some practical things people with disability and their families can do to get ready for the NDIS. We will talk about what it takes for people with disability to have a good life; the role of family and friends; choice and control and what it will mean to take charge of the change ahead.

Taking Charge of Change: Toowoomba

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in the Queensland launch site in early 2016. It will then roll out in other places in Queensland between July 2016 and July 2019. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people close to them a…

Making the most of the NDIS: Brisbane North

Workshop series overview The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of supporting people with a disability that is starting soon in Queensland. This is a series of short workshops that provide information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new…

Taking Charge of Change: Boondall

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in the Queensland launch site in early 2016. It will then roll out in other places in Queensland between July 2016 and July 2019. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people close to them a…

Making the most of the NDIS: Coorparoo

Workshop series overview The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of supporting people with a disability that is starting soon in Queensland. This is a series of short workshops that provide information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new…

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March Conference Update

March Conference Update You are probably now aware of the upcoming CRU Conference ‘Claiming a Positive Future: The power of possibility’ on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st May.  We wanted to let you know that we have just released details of some new presenters. Our EARLY BIRD ticket rate is closing soon on 1st April,…

Self Direction for Bigger and Better Lives

Presented by Jane Sherwin Tuesday 22 March 2016 About the Workshop: As we move to the NDIS, the relationships between people with disabilities and their families, and the services that have supported them will need to be re-thought by all parties. In this new environment many people are searching for more productive and sustainable ways…

Making the most of the NDIS: short workshops Bundaberg

Workshop series overview The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of supporting people with a disability that is starting soon in Queensland. This is a series of short workshops that provide information about the NDIS and help people to think about how they can best use the opportunities offered by the new…

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Upcoming NDIS Events in Brisbane

CRU is offering a range of workshops to assist people with disability and families to get ready for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) – including new options in 2016. Funded by the Queensland Government, these workshops are not only a good way to start preparing for the NDIS, but also to meet other people…

Taking Charge of Change: Jindalee

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in the Queensland launch site in early 2016. It will then roll out in other places in Queensland between July 2016 and July 2019. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people close to them a…

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New Website Launched: Bringing The Good Life to Life

CRU is pleased to announce the launch of a new website we have developed as part of our NDIS Participant Readiness program. Titled ‘Bringing the Good Life to Life’, this website has been created as a resource for people with disability and their supporters, both paid and unpaid. This website can be found at: http://thegoodlife.cru.org.au…

Taking Charge of Change: Esk

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in the Queensland launch site in early 2016. It will then roll out in other places in Queensland between July 2016 and July 2019. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people close to them a…

Taking Charge of Change: Mount Gravatt

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in the Queensland launch site in early 2016. It will then roll out in other places in Queensland between July 2016 and July 2019. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people close to them a…

Taking Charge of Change: Brisbane North

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in the Queensland launch site in early 2016. It will then roll out in other places in Queensland between July 2016 and July 2019. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people close to them a…

Conversations about the NDIS – Goodna

Overview The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in Queensland from early next year. The NDIS will be a new way of supporting people with a disability. People who currently receive disability support will need to move to the new scheme. At this session we will talk about the NDIS, and some practical things people…

Taking Charge of Change: Esk

 Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in the Queensland launch site in early 2016. It will then roll out to other places in Queensland between July 2016 and July 2019. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people closest to them…

Taking Charge of Change Brisbane North

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in Queensland from July 2016. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people closest to them a chance to have a bigger say over their supports. This one day workshop talks about what we know about…

Finding My Place: Ipswich

Overview                  This one day forum shares stories by and about people with disabilities who have taken their place in their community. People share their experience of moving into their own homes; having jobs; following their passions and contributing to their community. The forum continues on from recent…

Taking Charge of Change: Kilcoy

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in Queensland from July 2016. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people closest to them a chance to have a bigger say over their supports. This one day workshop talks about what we know about…

Finding My Place: Toowoomba

Overview                  This one day forum shares stories by and about people with disabilities who have taken their place in their community. People share their experience of moving into their own homes; having jobs; following their passions and contributing to their community. The forum continues on from recent…

Taking Charge of Change: Lowood

Workshop overview                  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starts in Queensland from July 2016. The NDIS will give people with disability and the people closest to them a chance to have a bigger say over their supports. This one day workshop talks about what we know about…

Finding My Place: Rockhampton

 Overview                  This one day forum shares stories by and about people with disabilities who have taken their place in their community. People share their experience of moving into their own homes; having jobs; following their passions and contributing to their community. The forum continues on from…

Finding My Place Brisbane

 Overview                  This one day forum shares stories by and about people with disabilities who have taken their place in their community. People share their experience of moving into their own homes; having jobs; following their passions and contributing to their community. The forum continues on from…

Taking Charge of Change: Kingaroy

Workshop overview  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be introduced in Queensland from July 2016. While we don’t know all the details yet, the NDIS brings the opportunity for people with disability and the people closest to them, to have a greater say over their support arrangements. This one day workshop reviews what we…