NDISDA CONFERENCE HOBART
9th Nov 2023
Thank you to all who travelled interstate to attend this event.
We thank all local Specialist Disability Accommodation Builders, Providers and stakeholdres who attended and all our Sponsors and Speakers who contributed their wealth of informaton and expertise at this event
Please see below some great pics from the event
The Specialist Disability Accommodation Conference for 2023
"Industry and Community"
Welcome and introductions
National Events & Program Director
SDA Conferences & Events
The Final Report - SDA Pricing Review and what this means for SDA stakeholders
Financial Risks, Social Risks, Location Factors, SDA Market development and returns on SDA Investment.
Valuations of Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) & NDIS, - realistic factors, the challenges and hurdles - SDA outlook in 2023
NDIS Investment Loans
The challenges of approvals, finding SDA tenants and the costs, risks and what Lenders are looking for.
NDIS Property Australia
What to understand before embarking on an SDA property investment
- The importance of the SDA provider and understanding supply and demand
- Build costs
- Feasibilities and realistic returns of an SDA investment property
- Other challenges
Short term and Medium term Accommodation
This presentation will discuss Short-Term Accommodation and Medium-Term Accommodation, and how they fit into the SDA space.
What Short-Term Accommodation and Medium-Term Accommodation funding is for, and why it is important to understand how it can be a part of an SDA investment strategy.
Demand for Specialist Disability Accommodation: consumer needs and preferences.
Data available on SDA for both demand and supply
Identifying tenants for SDA dwellings
Eligibility for SDA funding and the processes
Understanding customers' needs
Funding challenges and process
Conflict between what participants want and NDIA wants to pay for
Conflict between core supports funding (e.g. SIL) and SDA funding
Why obtaining SDA funding can be a long and challenging process
Challenges relating to finding SDA participants and filling SDA vacancies
Value for Money vs a Participant's right to not share with another
Understand the difference between landlord and SDA Home insurance
SDA Home Insurance
Wheelchair, equipment insurance
Assistive Technology - improving the lives of participants in SDA homes
Assessing suitable sites for SDA developments
SDA – Compliance versus Best Practice”
Break out areas
Door solutions + design
Bill Katsabis CBG Architects
Director and Access Consultant
Upcoming changes in the NCC – Changes to the NCC and the NCC and the implementation of the Livable Housing Standard
This presentation will discuss ;
How will the new changes impact SDA buildings –
How will the new livable housing standard affect the housing stock in Australia – Benefits of accessible features within dwellings
SDA application and approval process – General process from application for design approval to issuing the as built certificate
Case studies – Best practice and common non-compliances
WREST POINT HOTEL AND CASINO
CONFERENCE ROOM :
THE WELLINGTON ROOM
410 SANDY BAY RD, HOBART
Set on absolute water frontage and close to Salamanca and the city centre, Wrest Point is the luxury viewing deck for Hobart’s many charms. Overlooking the tranquil River Derwent and stately kunanyi/Mount Wellington, the Wrest Point tower is Tasmania’s tallest building and is home to the renowned Point Revolving restaurant.
How to get there
There is a direct bus departing from Hobart Interchange, Elizabeth St, Stop D3 and arriving at Stop 11, No.410 Sandy Bay Rd. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.
The distance between Hobart and Wrest Point Hotel Casino is 3 km.
The distance between Wrest Point Hotel Casino and Hobart Airport (HBA) is 15 km. The road distance is 21.2 km.