National Disability Data Asset – Why do we need one?

young man with down syndrome smiling with his family

Join us to discuss how data linkage may 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.

The National Disability Data Asset webinar is being held at 2pm-4pm on Tuesday 24 November via Zoom.

The webinar involves three sets of panel discussions that focus on:

  • why linked data and monitoring frameworks are important for people with disability in Australia;
  • the benefits of linked data and the purpose and goals of the NDDA;
  • critical considerations for people with disability and the disability community concerning the use of linked data

Guest speakers include:

  • 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

The webinar link will be sent out to participants 24 hours before the start of the event.

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