Safeguarding the future conference - Canberra, 23-24 May 2024

Registrations close at 5:00 pm AEST on Thursday, 16 May

Safeguarding the Future schedule

Please note that this is a preliminary schedule and is subject to change.

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Registrations close at 5:00 pm on Thursday, 16 May 2024.

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Preconference webinars – 1, 8, and 15 May 2024

Webinar 1

  • Decision-making in everyday lifeJanet Klees
  • Wednesday, 1 May 2024
  • 9:30 am to 12:00 pm AEST
  • A replay is now available for ticket holders

Webinar 2

  • Medical Safeguarding: Addressing vulnerability in medical settingsJo Massarelli and Cathy Ludlum
  • Wednesday, 8 May 2024
  • 9:30 am to 12:00 pm AEST
  • A replay is now available for ticket holders

Webinar 3

  • Now is the time for visionDarcy Elks
  • Wednesday, 15 May 2024
  • 9:30 am to 11:30 am AEST

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Conference Day 1 – Thursday, 23 May 2024

Session 1

All presentations during session one will be held in the plenary room.

Session 2

All presentations during session two will be held in the plenary room.

  • The secrets of fabulous {skin} self-directionMarg Ward
  • What happens when I cark it?Linda Hughes

Session 3

There will be three concurrent presentations during this session. Please choose from the following themes.

Main conference room

  • Planning ahead: Safeguarding decision-makingHelen Connolly
  • The importance of trust and relationship in supported decision-makingKim Roots

Room 2

Room 3

  • Safeguarding a Micro enterprise for the futureHelen Neale
  • Finding and safeguarding a jobJan Kruger

Session 4

All presentations during session four will be held in the plenary room.

  • What’s the Plan? Estate planning considerations for parents and carersStacey Bell
  • Passing on the “How”: A sibling’s journeyRebecca Altaffer
  • Wrap up day 1 – Anne Keep

Networking event

Please join us to mingle and chat with our speakers and other conference attendees.

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Conference Day 2 – Friday, 24 May 2024

Session 1

All presentations during session one will be held in the plenary room.

Session 2

All presentations during session two will be held in the plenary room.

  • How to set your executor up for successStacey Bell
  • Safeguarding the future: A sibling’s viewLibby Ellis

Session 3

There will be three concurrent presentations during this session. Please choose from the following themes.

Main conference room

  • Dispelling myths about the Disability Support Pension, Rent Assistance, and employment incomePaul Kruger
  • Your money, your lifeCarolina Albornoz

Room 2

Room 3

  • Who is the person behind the behaviour, and what do they need?Kane Morgan
  • Safeguarding Isaac’s good life through a Service for OneSheree Henley

Session 4

All presentations during session four will be held in the plenary room.

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