Free community information session on NDIS in Goulburn

SESSION: People with disability, and their supporters, attending a recent NDIS information session with People with Disability Australia staff.
SESSION: People with disability, and their supporters, attending a recent NDIS information session with People with Disability Australia staff.

A free community information session, about the NDIS planning and appeals process, will be held in Goulburn on August 9.

The sessions will be run by People with Disability Australia (PWDA), a national disability rights, advocacy and representative organisation that is made up of, led and governed by people with disability.

“The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a big change in how people with disability get the essential supports they need,” said Senior Policy and Research Officer, PWDA  Frances Quan Farrant.

“This essential information session will cover how to make an NDIS plan so that it gives you the support you need.

“In addition, sometimes, a person’s plan isn’t right, and doesn’t meet their needs. This session will give you information on how to appeal.”

The PWDA is running NDIS planning and appeals information sessions across NSW and Queensland this year. 

“The NDIS planning and appeals processes can be difficult to navigate. These sessions will provide up to date information on how to get your plan right for you,” said Ms Quan Farrant. 

“PWDA brings together our expertise from many years of advocacy around the NDIS, and our strong experience in training on disability issues.”

The information session will be held in Goulburn on August 9 at the Goulburn Workers Club.

“We are campaigning to make sure that people with disability have true choice and control in every step of the NDIS process, from access, to planning and using their supports, and that the NDIS is the vital piece of social infrastructure it was always supposed to be,” said Ms Quan Farrant.

“Come along on August 9 to find out how to get lots of information on making sure that the NDIS is working for you.”

The NDIS planning and appeals information session will be held between 10am and 4pm on August 9 at the Goulburn Worker’s Club, McKell Place, Goulburn.

To register, and for more information, please email Francesf@pwd.org.au or call 1800 422 015.