National Disability Data Asset Webinar

Person with vision impairment listening to phone

The National Disability Data Asset (NDDA) held its first webinar in November 2020 and a recording can now be accessed in video below.

The webinar discussed how data linkage under the NDDA could potentially generate a better understanding of the services, life circumstances, opportunities and other factors that influence the well-being and quality of life of people with disability in Australia.

Webinar also available on Vimeo

The webinar included three panel discussions:

  1. Why linked data and monitoring frameworks are important for people with disability in Australia
  2. Benefits of linked data and the purpose and goals of the NDDA
  3. Critical considerations for people with disability and the disability community concerning the use of linked data

Guest speakers included:

  • Senator the Hon Anne Ruston, Minister for Families and Social Services
  • Dr Ben Gauntlett, Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Chair of the NDDA Disability Advisory Council
  • Dr Scott Avery, Senior Lecturer, School of Social Sciences, Western Sydney University
  • Belinda Drew, CEO, Community Services Industry Alliance
  • Geoff Trappett OAM, Inclusion and Diversity consultant, Inclusion Moves
  • Prof. Julian Trollor, Head of Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry, University of New South Wales
  • John Walsh AM, Adjunct Professor, The University of Sydney
  • Louise York, Community Services Group Head, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
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