The 'Financial Sustainability for the NDIS' conference will explore how to:
- Apply strategic thinking for financial sustainability
- Plan and budget for fluctuating demand for services
- Shape and market competitive offerings
- Diversify revenue streams and identify opportunities to bridge cost gaps
- Effectively cost and deliver services under the pricing structure
- Determine your value proposition in the new market
- Streamline processes and improve systems for efficiency gains
People from disability service providers, primary health networks and local health districts with the job titles of:
- Finance Manager/Officer
- General/Regional Manager
- NDIS Transition Manager
- Business Development Manager
Attend to learn:
- Effectively plan & budget for fluctuating demand
- Conduct market analysis to map supply & demand for services
- Shape & market your competitive service offerings
- Develop a strategy to meet cost gaps & achieve operational efficiency
Cootharinga North Queensland - Ability First
Peter Mewett joined Cootharinga North Queensland as CEO in May 2015. Peter has led an acceleration of Cootharinga’s evolution for a new business environment, heralded by the NDIS.
Peter is passionate about a successful transition of For-Purpose businesses into our new business environment and real benefits resulting for Australians with a disability and their families.
Peter has worked in the disability sector since 1986 and has held senior executive roles with CPL (Choice Passion Life) and Spinal Life Australia. He has also worked in senior management roles in disability programs with the Queensland and Commonwealth Governments.
Peter is also a member of the Executive Group of Ability First Australia.
As the spokesperson for the Unmet Needs Campaign in the early 2000’s, Peter played a key role in raising the grassroots campaign’s profile and effectiveness in profiling the situation of Queenslanders who needed but did not receive support services.
Outside of work Peter is passionate about his family, music, rugby and cricket – perhaps in that order.
Tamsin has worked in key senior finance roles in a range of industries. She is highly experienced in initiating, documenting, implementing and streamlining finance processes and procedures to create an efficient and effective system. Tamsin has experience in managing key areas of IT, Quality and WHS in her previous roles and has demonstrated ability to manage the financial operations of an organisation including company groups with a focus on customer relations and creating a collaborative environment with peer level colleagues and provision of management information to directors.
In July 2016 Tamsin joined Woodville Alliance as General Manager Corporate Services and has since successfully managed the transition for the back office to NDIS readiness including implementing a new Workforce Management system and extending ISO 9001 accreditation across the whole organisation.
Tamsin has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from UWS and a Master of Business Administration – UON, CPA.
Link Health & Community
Philip Moran has worked predominately in non-government organisations and has more than 16 years’ experience as a CEO and Senior Executive in the Aged Care and Community Health sectors. Phillip started his career as a town planner and worked in the field for 10 years. Philip started his career as a town planner and worked in the field for 10 years. Additionally, Philip has worked as a ministerial advisor and has extensive experience in strategic planning, policy development and governance.
Philip believes in working collaboratively with other organisations and local communities to achieve agreed outcomes. Philip has a clear and shared agenda for improving health and wellbeing and believes that sharing power and control improves health and well being outcomes.
Philip’s vision for Link Health and Community is to build a solid foundation for the organisation’s future, particularly in these difficult financial times.
What People Are Saying
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