With the publication of of the Independent Pricing Review by McKinsey & Company, recommendations will be made as to the future of the NDIS pricing that will severely affect the ability of service providers to survive in a fee-for-service market.
The Surviving & Thriving in the NDIS conference gets to the heart of issues that service providers are facing and provides practical solutions to all their pressing business concerns.
- Identifying revenue generation streams & viable cost cutting avenues
- Maximising your workforce around NDIS pricing structure
- Redesigning ICT to maximise income potential
- CEO / General Managers
- Heads of Services & Programs
- Manager of Consumer Services
- Business Development Managers
- NDIS Transition Managers
- CFO / Finance Managers
Attend to learn:
- Unpack the implications of McKinsey & Company’s Independent Pricing Review
- Run a lean & mean disability service on the NDIS pricing structure
- Identify & scrap organisational inefficiencies
- Establish your workforce to maximise income & minimise admin
David has been in the Human Services sector for 20 years, working in Aged Care – commissioning a 90 bed facility, Disabilities – General Manager Operations and Out of Home Care – COO of a new division that provided support to over 500 children in Out of Home care in two years, which won an International business award. Currently David is CEO of ConnectAbility Australia that has been in the Newcastle NSW trial site since 2013.
Community Services Industry Alliance (CSIA)
Belinda has over 20 years’ experience in the community services industry having worked across the fields of disability, homelessness, child protection and housing. During the most recent decade of her career Belinda has spent her time focused on building the Social Investment Market in Australia in her role as the CEO of Foresters Community Finance. In this role Belinda has developed skills and knowledge across a range of areas including social enterprise and social entrepreneurship, microfinance, community finance and social investment. Belinda has also developed a strong skill set in organisational management and strategic leadership. Most recently Belinda has joined the Community Services Industry Alliance as inaugural CEO of a company focused on representing the value of the community services industry to government and the business sectors. This role involves focusing on issues of organisational sustainability, government contracting, outcomes measurement, productivity and much more.
In summary, Belinda has a passion for the community services industry and contributing to the task of building a strong, sustainable and contemporary sector across Australia.
Nicole brings to Mind over 13 years’ experience working across the government, commercial and not for profit sectors. She began her career working in the Youth Justice division at the Department of Human Services before moving into the not for profit sector. She has held senior management responsibility for community mental health, state based counselling and mediation services in the family law sector, in addition to residential and community based services for some of the state’s most vulnerable children and young people. She is driven by her aspiration to make a sustainable difference to the lives of those in need, either through direct service provision, or the development and oversight of efficient, effective business systems. Nicole brings to the role, a background in business development with a proven track record with relationship building and successful growth across market segments. In her role, Nicole will coordinate, execute and drive the Mind brand across Australia and create opportunities for the business to grow.
Voluntary Organisations Disability Group
Rhidian Hughes is chief executive of VODG (Voluntary Organisations Disability Group). He represents the interests of not for profit care and support organisations and provides strategic leadership across the sector.
Prior to joining VODG Rhidian worked in management consultancy and before that in health and social care regulation with responsibilities for strategy and research. Earlier in his career Rhidian held academic positions in social policy.
Rhidian has a proven track record in shaping and influencing policy. He has worked on numerous boards and committees, seeking progressive approaches to strategy and policy, both nationally and internationally.
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What People Are Saying
“The conference gave me a great insight into some of the experiences, pitfalls and
successes of the organisations who have partially or fully transitioned which will aid us
as we complete our transition to NDIS”Coastlink Attendee at Financial Sustainability for the NDIS Conference 2017
Date: 27 Apr 2018 By: Drew McCoy
This National Disability Insurance Agency’s decision to outsource its contact call centres on a two year contract to international sensitive-service provider Serco has been met with widespread scepticism in the disability community. The decision has fuelled the flames again on the debate around the role, scope and limitations of private sector involvement in the NDIS. …
Date: 5 Apr 2018 By: Drew McCoy
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Date: 8 Dec 2017 By: Drew McCoy
The realities of the free market under the NDIS will compel organisations to critically reflect on their understanding and delivery of quality services. Positive intentions and skewed personal bias frequently result in the majority of service providers as rating themselves more favourably than their competition. It’s vital that organisations crystalise their approach to continuous quality …
Date: 29 Mar 2017 By: Kate Rush
Are we ready for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)? A question continually asked of the increasing number of disability providers and thousands of disability service customers, many of whom are already waist deep in the NDIS. But the success of the NDIS is dependent on this question consciously extending to the minds and pockets …