Seven Steps to Self-Direction, Brisbane

Seven Steps to Self Direction; 

Building right relationships between people with disability, families, committed friends and support workers

About the Workshop:

How have other people made self-directing work?
This one-day workshop explores a practical, values-based framework of self-direction, and how to develop supports that work respectfully and constructively together.

The seven steps provide a simple, helpful guide that can be worked through, or started at any step. This workshop draws on the resource developed by Griffith University (Dr Margaret Ward) as part of the NDS Innovative Workforce Fund Project.

Self-direction has been found to give greater choice and control, and more effective and flexible use of available formal and freely-given support. Good support requires the right people to provide the right level of support at the right time.

There are some preconditions that make good support in self-directed arrangements more likely to happen. This seven step approach takes participants from starting with the person through to problem solving and checking for resilience.

 “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.”         Henry Ford

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About the presenter:

Photo of Sharon Bourke

Sharon Bourke currently works as a Professional Development Consultant and presented many of the NDIS  Participant Readiness sessions for CRU over the past three years.

She has worked in various roles, including managing individualised support agencies, advocacy, workshop facilitation and planning. In partnership with her youngest son Dan, Sharon has chosen to self-direct funds that support him.

Who should attend?

This workshop is for people with disability, their families, supporters and workers who are involved in a self-directed arrangement who want it to work as well as possible, and for people interested in moving to a person-centred, self-directed arrangement. It works best if the person comes with their family and supporters.

To view CRU’s cancellation policy please visit this link

Learning Outcomes:

Participants in this workshop will:

  • Understand how a framework for self-direction of supports could be applied to their own circumstances;
  • Analyse the requirements for supporting the person well, in ways that assist the person to achieve their goals and live the life they want;
  • Develop skills around recruiting suitable staff and creating, maintaining and monitoring a high quality, person-centred support arrangement;
  • Develop and apply a practical problem-solving framework as a key safeguarding strategy;
  • Evaluate the resilience of the person supported and the support arrangement as a method of safeguarding the quality and sustainability of the support arrangement.

Getting to the Heart of What Matters – The Role of a Support Worker – Brisbane

About the Workshop:

The role of a support worker is complex and multi-faceted. Paid staff can make a significant contribution to a person’s life – enabling the person to live a rich life and pursue their own unique goals and dreams.
What lies at the heart of the role is, however, frequently invisible. When we fall into the habit of talking about “hours”, and tasks, routines and schedules, it’s easy to be distracted from what really matters about supporting people well.

This full day workshop will be an opportunity for support workers to critically reflect upon the essential purpose of their role, the values that drive “support”, and the sorts of relationships which are core to supporting someone well, particularly in relation to valued roles and community belonging.

 “Support requires a certain humility on the part of staff, letting go of control, a willingness to follow rather than lead”

Susan Stanfield

 Topics Covered will include:

  • A good life
  • Your role in a person’s life
  • Getting to know the person in order to assist them well
  • Supporting belonging, contribution and relationships
  • What gets in the way of good support?

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About the Presenter:

photo of the Presenter, Bridge Wickert

Bridget Wickert has worked in educational and larger service settings as a teacher’s’ aide, direct support worker and a self-managed consultant as well as leading a small community development team.

Her interest and deep desire to work with people with disability to achieve their goals comes from a strong sense of social justice, commitment to inclusive practice and a belief in seeing difference as uniqueness.

 Who Should Attend?

This training is for support workers who are directly assisting an individual with disability to live a good life in community. People self-managing may want to recommend this training to their support workers. If you or your organisation wants to register more than four workers at this workshop, we would appreciate you contacting CRU to discuss this.

Using Your NDIS Funding at CRU:

For people who are self-managing or using a plan manager, it is possible to use NDIS funding at CRU. To help you work out if this event is a reasonable and necessary support that will help you (or your family member) achieve your goals, there are Learning Objectives below. For more information about using NDIS funding at CRU, see our website. As CRU is not a registered NDIS service provider at this stage, people who are Agency managed cannot use NDIS funding to pay fees for CRU events.

For NDIS participant s who are directly employing your own staff, you can use any savings in your funding to help you manage direct employment arrangements, including providing training to staff. Like all supports funded through an NDIS plan, training for support workers should contribute to the participant achieving their goals.

Learning Outcomes

Potential links to participant goals*

Identify the elements of a good life and reflect on assumptions about people with disabilities’ right to and the possibility of a good life.

  • Strengthens focus on goals of participant;
  • Encourages critical reflection on practices that may undermine the achievement of a participant’s goals.

Begin to develop a framework for thinking about the role of a support worker in their own particular contexts.

  • Contextualises learning to the goals, aspirations and support needs of the participant they are supporting.

Understand Valued Social Roles and how the concept can be used to support people to have access to the good things of life.

  • Enhances ability to work to support greater & more meaningful social and economic participation;

Understand the importance of friendships and relationships and analyse what can get in the way of relationships for people with disability.

  • Enhances ability to work to support new friendships & relationships and to deepen existing relationships;
  • Enhances ability to work to support greater & more meaningful social participation;
  • Enhances ability to work to support development of informal supports.

Identify factors and strategies that make belonging in community more likely.

  • Enhances ability to work to support greater & more meaningful social and economic participation;
  • Enhances ability to work to support development of informal supports.
  • Strategies for supporting greater independence.

* every person has unique goals and aspirations. This information is provided to assist NDIS  participants and their supporters determine whether the learning outcomes relate to the participant’s goals.

To view CRU’s cancellation policy, visit: http://cru.org.au/about/policies/#cancellation 

Community Resource Unit Ltd.

CRU has a 30 year track record of working across Queensland to help people with a disability take control of their lives and take their place in their community

Contact CRU if you need assistance or are unable to register online, by calling (07) 3844 2211 or email us at  cru@cru.org.au


 


Towards a Better Life: Exploring SRV in regard to people who are marginalised – Townsville

 

Towards a Better Life: Exploring Social Role Valorisation (SRV) for people who are marginalised. Townsville


About the Workshop:

SRV helps to explain why people with disability are highly vulnerable to being excluded from everyday life.

While this rich framework explores how people are marginalised, importantly it also offers strategies to address these processes and increase the chances of people with disabilities to belong to, and contribute in our community.

In this interactive workshop the core themes and principles of SRV will be explored through presentations and discussion.

 

Who should attend?

The messages of SRV apply to all people engaged in the lives of people with disabilities.

This workshop has been very useful to people with disabilities and their families and also support workers and others working in the sector.

On completing this course, you may be interested in deepening your understanding by attending the practicum PASSING, run by Values in Action Association Inc.

 

About the Presenter:

photo of Jane Sherwin, Presenter

Jane Sherwin is a Qld based consultant who has been involved in the lives of people with disabilities, families and older people since the late 1970s. She is an Accredited Teacher of SRV, having been involved in its teaching, learning and application since the early 1990’s.

Jane is committed to working at a grassroots level towards arrangements whereby vulnerable people experience greater levels of control over their own support arrangements.

Jane will be joined by Guest Presenter, Ricky Esterquest.

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Using Your NDIS Funding at CRU:

If cost is a barrier to attending, please contact CRU to discuss. For people who are self-managing or using a plan manager, it is possible to use NDIS funding at CRU. To help you work out if this event is a reasonable and necessary support that will help you (or your family member) achieve your goals, see the Learning Objectives below. For more information about using NDIS funding at CRU, see our website. As CRU is not a registered NDIS service provider at this stage, people who are Agency managed cannot use NDIS funding to pay fees for CRU events.

 

Learning Objectives:

The objectives of the workshop are that each participant will:

  1. note the patterns in our society that lead to some groups being devalued
  2. identify negative life experiences that result from the dynamic of social devaluation
  3. explore what is meant by ‘the good things of life’
  4. understand the importance of ‘imagining better lives’ in creating better lives
  5. utilise the principle of ‘use culturally valued ways and means’ as a way of helping people have typical and valued lifestyles
  6. appreciate the links between being in valued roles and people’s experiences of community life
  7. understand the importance of role goals and role communicators
  8. critique a range of visual examples to appreciate the impact of imagery
  9. explore strategies that help people maintain and develop competencies

 

Cancellation Policy:

To view CRU’s cancellation policy, visit: https://cru.org.au/about/policies/#cancellation

 

Community Resource Unit Ltd.

CRU has a 30 year track record of working across Queensland to help people with a disability take control of their lives and take their place in their community. Contact CRU if you need assistance or are unable to register online, by calling (07) 3844 2211 or email us at cru@cru.org.au


Responding Well to People with ‘Challenging Behaviours’ Brisbane

About the Workshop:

Participants will be encouraged to understand more about the situations in which people with ‘challenging behaviour’ find themselves and to explore how they can best respond to support the person.

Ann will cover ways to develop strategies with the person, so that, regardless of the level of their disability, they can better understand the motivations, effects and consequences of their behaviour. This workshop will involve information sharing, practical tips and strategies and learning through stories. It will not provide a recipe to ‘fix’ the person.

Topics Covered will include:

• Defining and describing challenging behaviour
• Communication and its role in behaviour
• Consideration of what drives behaviour
• Understanding our part in the behaviour of others
• Developing a personal style which is not punishing

“People communicate their everyday needs in many ways.

Do you ever have the feeling that a person labelled with challenging behaviours uses certain actions or behaviours to send you a message?

What is that message?”

Thomas J. Willis & Gary W. LaVigna


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About the Presenter:

photo of Ann GreerAnn Greer has over fifteen years’ professional experience working with people whose behaviours are seen as challenging.  As well as drawing on the teachings of Donnellan, LaVigna and Willis, most of her learning and understandings have come from her greatest teachers, people with disabilities themselves. Ann works with Community Connection Inc. in Townsville to develop creative options for people with disabilities and their families to understand what’s possible in making a good life. Ann is the mother of three adults, two of whom live with disability.

 

 

photo of Rodney Mills

Ann will be joined by Rodney Mills who for many years was put in the ‘too hard basket’ because he was exhibiting ‘challenging behaviours’ on an almost daily basis. Rodney will share insights about living with autism and OCD and how he has gradually built a meaningful life where he is no longer defined by these labels and by ‘behaviour’. Today Rodney is a teacher and trainer, has worked for 10 years in a paid job at the organisation that used to support him, and is now running his own business presenting to the community.

 

 Who Should Attend?

This workshop will be of interest to anyone supporting a person labelled as challenging – whether as a parent, family member, friend, or in a work role.


Using Your NDIS Funding at CRU

For people who are self-managing or using a plan manager, it is possible to use NDIS funding at CRU. To help you work out if this event is a reasonable and necessary support that will help you (or your family member) achieve your goals, see the Learning Objectives below. For more information about using NDIS funding at CRU, see our website. As CRU is not a registered NDIS service provider at this stage, people who are Agency managed cannot use NDIS funding to pay fees for CRU events.

Learning Objectives:

Participants in this workshop will:
• Understand forms of communication and interpret its role in behaviour;
• Learn how to work collaboratively to understand the motives, effects and consequences of behaviour;
• Understand their part in the behaviour of others;
• Learn how to respond to behaviour in ways that are respectful and non-punishing;
• Develop strategies for working with people to better understand and respond to their communication and ‘behaviours’.

Cancellations:

To view CRU’s cancellation policy, visit: https://cru.org.au/about/policies/#cancellation 

Community Resource Unit Ltd.

CRU has a 30 year track record of working across Queensland to help people with a disability take control of their lives and take their place in their community

Contact CRU if you need assistance or are unable to register online, by calling (07) 3844 2211 or email us at  cru@cru.org.au


Responding Well to People with ‘Challenging Behaviours’ Sunshine Coast

About the Workshop:

Participants will be encouraged to understand more about the situations in which people with ‘challenging behaviour’ find themselves and to explore how they can best respond to support the person.

Ann will cover ways to develop strategies with the person, so that, regardless of the level of their disability, they can better understand the motivations, effects and consequences of their behaviour. This workshop will involve information sharing, practical tips and strategies and learning through stories. It will not provide a recipe to ‘fix’ the person.

Topics Covered will include:

• Defining and describing challenging behaviour
• Communication and its role in behaviour
• Consideration of what drives behaviour
• Understanding our part in the behaviour of others
• Developing a personal style which is not punishing

“People communicate their everyday needs in many ways.

Do you ever have the feeling that a person labelled with challenging behaviours uses certain actions or behaviours to send you a message?

What is that message?”

Thomas J. Willis & Gary W. LaVigna


Download Flyer (pdf) 

Download Accessible Flyer (Word)


About the Presenter:

photo of Ann GreerAnn Greer has over fifteen years’ professional experience working with people whose behaviours are seen as challenging.  As well as drawing on the teachings of Donnellan, LaVigna and Willis, most of her learning and understandings have come from her greatest teachers, people with disabilities themselves. Ann works with Community Connection Inc. in Townsville to develop creative options for people with disabilities and their families to understand what’s possible in making a good life. Ann is the mother of three adults, two of whom live with disability.

Who Should Attend?

This workshop will be of interest to anyone supporting a person labelled as challenging – whether as a parent, family member, friend, or in a work role.


Using Your NDIS Funding at CRU

For people who are self-managing or using a plan manager, it is possible to use NDIS funding at CRU. To help you work out if this event is a reasonable and necessary support that will help you (or your family member) achieve your goals, see the Learning Objectives below. For more information about using NDIS funding at CRU, see our website. As CRU is not a registered NDIS service provider at this stage, people who are Agency managed cannot use NDIS funding to pay fees for CRU events.

Learning Objectives:

Participants in this workshop will:
• Understand forms of communication and interpret its role in behaviour;
• Learn how to work collaboratively to understand the motives, effects and consequences of behaviour;
• Understand their part in the behaviour of others;
• Learn how to respond to behaviour in ways that are respectful and non-punishing;
• Develop strategies for working with people to better understand and respond to their communication and ‘behaviours’.

Cancellations:

To view CRU’s cancellation policy, visit: https://cru.org.au/about/policies/#cancellation 

Community Resource Unit Ltd.

CRU has a 30 year track record of working across Queensland to help people with a disability take control of their lives and take their place in their community

Contact CRU if you need assistance or are unable to register online, by calling (07) 3844 2211 or email us at  cru@cru.org.au


Responding Well to People with ‘Challenging Behaviours’ Gold Coast

 

About the Workshop:

Participants will be encouraged to understand more about the situations in which people with ‘challenging behaviour’ find themselves and to explore how they can best respond to support the person.

Ann will cover ways to develop strategies with the person, so that, regardless of the level of their disability, they can better understand the motivations, effects and consequences of their behaviour. This workshop will involve information sharing, practical tips and strategies and learning through stories. It will not provide a recipe to ‘fix’ the person.

Topics Covered will include:

• Defining and describing challenging behaviour
• Communication and its role in behaviour
• Consideration of what drives behaviour
• Understanding our part in the behaviour of others
• Developing a personal style which is not punishing

 

“People communicate their everyday needs in many ways.

Do you ever have the feeling that a person labelled with challenging behaviours uses certain actions or behaviours to send you a message?

What is that message?”

Thomas J. Willis & Gary W. LaVigna


Download Flyer (pdf) 

Download Accessible Flyer (Word)


About the Presenter:

photo of Ann GreerAnn Greer has over fifteen years’ professional experience working with people whose behaviours are seen as challenging.  As well as drawing on the teachings of Donnellan, LaVigna and Willis, most of her learning and understandings have come from her greatest teachers, people with disabilities themselves. Ann works with Community Connection Inc. in Townsville to develop creative options for people with disabilities and their families to understand what’s possible in making a good life. Ann is the mother of three adults, two of whom live with disability.

 

 

 

Who Should Attend?

This workshop will be of interest to anyone supporting a person labelled as challenging – whether as a parent, family member, friend, or in a work role.


Using Your NDIS Funding at CRU

For people who are self-managing or using a plan manager, it is possible to use NDIS funding at CRU. To help you work out if this event is a reasonable and necessary support that will help you (or your family member) achieve your goals, see the Learning Objectives below. For more information about using NDIS funding at CRU, see our website. As CRU is not a registered NDIS service provider at this stage, people who are Agency managed cannot use NDIS funding to pay fees for CRU events.

 

Learning Objectives:

Participants in this workshop will:
• Understand forms of communication and interpret its role in behaviour;
• Learn how to work collaboratively to understand the motives, effects and consequences of behaviour;
• Understand their part in the behaviour of others;
• Learn how to respond to behaviour in ways that are respectful and non-punishing;
• Develop strategies for working with people to better understand and respond to their communication and ‘behaviours’.

 

Cancellations:

To view CRU’s cancellation policy, visit: https://cru.org.au/about/policies/#cancellation 

 

Community Resource Unit Ltd.

CRU has a 30 year track record of working across Queensland to help people with a disability take control of their lives and take their place in their community

Contact CRU if you need assistance or are unable to register online, by calling (07) 3844 2211 or email us at  cru@cru.org.au

 


Finding My Place

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Overview

A one day forum for sharing stories by and about people with disabilities who have taken their place in their community.

People will share their experience of school life; moving into their own homes; having jobs; following their passions and contributing to their community.

The presenters who live with disability and the people who support them will share their thinking and the down to earth strategies they have used to get started and keep going.

It’s never too early or too late to start planning for a good life. This is a rare opportunity to hear from and ask questions of people who didn’t listen to everything they were told they couldn’t do.

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Presenters have been announced!

Marlena Katene (Gold Coast, QLD)

Marlena lives on the Gold Coast and is a young leader who inspires others by living a fast-paced life as a journalist, business owner, world traveller, author and presenter. As well as running a successful jumping castle business, “Burleigh Bouncers”, Marlena has built up an extensive portfolio of interviews with a particular focus on musicians and entertainers (The AAC Journalist). A passionate disability advocate, she has travelled extensively throughout the world and Australia to promote an inclusive and positive life for all people with a disability, regardless of limitations presented by impairment.

  

Rodney Mills (Brisbane, QLD)

For many years, Rodney was put in the ‘too hard basket’, by services, when exhibiting ‘challenging behaviours’ on an almost daily basis. His family was exhausted and there was little hope for his future. Today, Rodney lives in his own home, is a teacher and a trainer, has worked for 10 years in a paid job at the organisation that used to support him, and is now running his own business presenting to the community. Rodney is passionate about people with disability having a voice and leading meaningful and inclusive lives in the community. His journey has taken him around Australia and the world, including the United States and Canada. Rodney loves to travel and is driven to share his experiences, connecting with and inspiring others to achieve their dreams regardless of labels or abilities.

 

Sean Fisher & Lisa Bridle (Brisbane, QLD)

Sean attended his neighbourhood primary school in Brisbane and graduated 5 years ago from a large Catholic boys school. Since then, he has been a valued member of the Operations Team at Multicultural Development Australia (MDA) and for the past 2 years has also worked part-time at the Brisbane Convention & Entertainment Centre.

 

Lisa Bridle grew up in Dalby and is a social worker with a background in community development. Lisa is mother of 3. Since Sean was born, she has been developing her own skills as an advocate through supporting Sean’s school inclusion and as an active member of family advocacy organisations. Lisa has been the Senior Consultant in Leadership Development at Community Resource Unit since 2010.

Her work in family leadership development assists families to have a positive vision of an inclusive life and developing the skills they need to pursue that vision both as an individual family and as part of collective efforts for change. If you would like more information, please contact Lisa using the details on the front of this flyer.

Who Should Attend?

This will be of interest to people with disabilities, their parents, families and friends as well as people who support people with disability in paid roles.

Using Your NDIS Funding at CRU:

For people who are self-managing or using a plan manager, it is possible to use NDIS funding at CRU. To help you work out if this event is a reasonable and necessary support that will help you (or your family member) achieve your goals, see the Learning Objectives below. For more information about using NDIS funding at CRU, see our website. As CRU is not a registered NDIS service provider at this stage, people who are Agency managed cannot use NDIS funding to pay fees for CRU events.

Participants in this event will:

  • Gain knowledge and ideas from presenters with disability about how to build a life included and embedded in community.
  • Learn practical strategies successfully used by individuals and their families to achieve their goals around employment, contribution, relationships and independence. 
  • Gain knowledge and ideas of setting up and sustaining tailored, individualised support for a person with a disability.
  • Understand how a vision of a good life can set the direction and drive goals and effort with the person.
  • Be challenged to have high expectations when setting goals and making plans to achieve them. 
  • Understand the importance of intentionality and proactivity in creating a plan for the future.

 

Cancellation Policy:

To view CRU’s cancellation policy, visit: https://cru.org.au/about/policies/#cancellation 

Community Resource Unit Ltd.

CRU has a 30 year track record of working across Queensland to help people with a disability take control of their lives and take their place in their community

Contact CRU if you need assistance or are unable to register online, by calling (07) 3844 2211 or email us at  cru@cru.org.au


 

 


Seven Steps to Self-Direction – Brisbane

 

About the Workshop:

What are the fundamental of a self-directed arrangement that helps you live the life you want?

This workshop breaks down a values-based framework for sustainable self-direction, and how to develop supports that work respectfully and constructively together.

The seven steps provide a simple, helpful guide that can be worked through, or started at any step. This workshop draws on the resource developed by Griffith University as part of the NDS Innovative Workforce Fund Project.

Self-direction has been found to give greater choice and control, and more effective and flexible use of available formal and freely-given support. Good support requires the right people to provide the right level of support at the right time.

There are some preconditions that make good support in self-directed arrangements more likely to happen. This seven step approach takes participants from starting with the person through to problem solving and checking for resilience

Download Event Flyers:

Download Flyer (pdf)
Download Accessible Flyer (Word)

About the Presenter:

photo of Sharon Bourke

Sharon Bourke currently works as a Professional Development Consultant and has presented many Participant Readiness sessions for CRU over the past three years. She has worked in various roles, including managing individualised support agencies, advocacy, workshop facilitation and planning.

In partnership with her youngest son Dan, Sharon has chosen to self-direct funds that support him.

 

Who Should Attend?

This workshop is for people with disability, their families, supporters and workers who are involved in or are interested in moving to a self-directed arrangement. Come as a team if you can to build a foundation for working well together into the future.

Using Your NDIS Funding at CRU:

For people who are self-managing or using a plan manager, it is possible to use NDIS funding at CRU. To help you work out if this event is a reasonable and necessary support that will help you (or your family member) achieve your goals, see the Learning Objectives below. For more information about using NDIS funding at CRU, see our website. As CRU is not a registered NDIS service provider at this stage, people who are Agency managed cannot use NDIS funding to pay fees for CRU events.

This workshop is designed for people with disabilities, their families and supporters (paid and unpaid) who want to ensure they are working in right relationship to undertake together. Attend as a team to build a foundation for working together into the future.

Learning Outcomes:

Participants in this workshop will:

  • Understand how a framework for self-direction of supports could be applied to their own circumstances;
  • Analyse the requirements for supporting the person well, in ways that assist the person to achieve their goals and live the life they want;
  • Develop skills around recruiting suitable staff and creating, maintaining and monitoring a high quality, person-centred support arrangement;
  • Develop and apply a practical problem-solving framework as a key safeguarding strategy;
  • Evaluate the resilience of the person supported and the support arrangement as a method of safeguarding the quality and sustainability of the support arrangement.

Cancellation Policy:

To view CRU’s cancellation policy, visit: https://cru.org.au/about/policies/#cancellation 

Community Resource Unit Ltd.

CRU has a 30 year track record of working across Queensland to help people with a disability take control of their lives and take their place in their community

Contact CRU if you need assistance or are unable to register online, by calling (07) 3844 2211 or email us at  cru@cru.org.au


How to find the event venue:
CRU office is the building is on the corner of Peel and Merivale Streets (enter via Merivale Street).
It’s the building with the big red stripe down the side (opposite St Mary’s Catholic Church on Peel Street). You enter the building at the Commecial entry to the building (to the right of the hairdresser)

Getting here:

Bus: the closest bus way is the Cultural Centre busway Station on Melbourne Street. Turn right into Grey Street and then along to take a left onto Peel Street. Walk up Peel and our building is on the corner of Peel and Merivale.

City Cat: the closest City Cat terminal is the Southbank City Cat Terminal. It is approximately 1.2km walk to CRU.

Train: the closest train station is South Brisbane on Grey Street, opposite QPAC. It is about 600m to CRU

Car: Merivale Street is one way – you will need to enter Merivale from Montague Road to drop off passengers at the door. Limited accessible parking may be available on site – contact CRU to enquire on availability.

Please note: If arriving after 5.40pm please phone CRU 3844 2211 to gain access to building and to use the lifts.
Turn right when you exit the lift to the CRU office.

Parking:
Please note there are two Brisbane City Council Car parks close to CRU. Merivale Street and Cnr of Cordelia and Montague.

Spaces in these car parks and on street parking in the area are 4hour limited metered parking and are heavily patrolled. Cars will need to be moved after 4 hrs to avoid a fine. Please do not park in these for FULL day events.
Surrounding streets: Manning and Boundary have a very limited number of 9hr metered parking.

Clearways are in effect daily (am and pm), so check street signage for restrictions. Local streets are all 2hr parking unless stated otherwise

Paid parking is also available at GOMA, Art Gallery, Convention Centre & Secure Parking SW1, all are in walking distance. Some online parking deals for early bird or discount rates are available – check websites.