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SDA CONFERENCE HOBART  2023
 

THUR 9TH NOVEMBER  2023

WREST POINT HOTEL & CASINO 

CONFERENCE CENTRE 

410 SANDY BAY RD, HOBART

9.00am - 5.00pm 

Sundowner 5.00pm - 7.00pm 

Cost:   $395pp 

NDISDA Member $350pp

Includes morning tea, lunch, beverages, sundowner

The Specialist Disability Accommodation Conference for 2023
"Industry and Community"  


The Hobart SDA End of Year Conference will see delegates from all over the country join local providers for an event to remember. 

Remain updated, connected, compliant and informed with the latest information impacting the way you do business and compliance .
We address Industry's challenges, and connect you to Experts who are able to guide you and help navigate this space 
Our 2023 End of year Hobart Conference has seen many long-term relationships forged, many walking away better informed and connected.
This is an event not to be missed 

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Welcome and introductions 

Lynn Gabriel 

Founder and

National Events & Program Director

SDA Conferences & Events 

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The Final Report - SDA Pricing Review and what this means for SDA stakeholders 

Tony Rutherford 

Partner

DLA Piper 

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Craig Guinane

NICISA Valuers

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Debbie Kindness

General Manager

NDIS Property Australia  

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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

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

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 

Melody Carbarns

Services Manager

Housing Hub 

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Dan Acfield 

Everhomes 

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

  • Appendix G

  • Why obtaining SDA funding can be a long and challenging process

Challenges relating to finding SDA participants and filling SDA vacancie

Value for Money vs a Participant's right to not share with another

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SDA Insurance.

Understand the difference between landlord and SDA Home insurance 

 

Indemnity Insurance

SDA Home Insurance

Wheelchair, equipment insurance 

Jeremy Thornton

Insurance Advisernet 

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Assistive Technology - improving the lives of participants in SDA homes 

 

Daniel Pilbrow

Intelicare 

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Bill Katsabis CBG Architects 

Design and Design standards. ‘Compliance VS best practice’

  • Assessing suitable sites for SDA developments

  • Compliance versus best practice

  • Lift requirements

  • OOA requirements

  • Break out areas

  • Door solutions + design

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Jeremy Soden 
Forward Access 
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

Breakout A
BREAK OUT SESSION 
3.30pm - 5.00pm 
Exhibit or Sponsor

Exhibit / Sponsor   

Please see below opportunities to participate.

Email sda@jazcorpaustralia.com.au or call  1300 634 732

Sponsorships x 4 exc GST 

Gold Sponsor $5500 x 2  SOLD 

Includes 3x4m exhibit space, 10 mins presentation, 8 conference tickets,  8 sundowner tickets

Silver Sponsor $3500 x 2

Includes exhibit space, 10-minute presentation, and 3 conference tickets) 

Sundowner Sponsor $1100 x 2

Includes 2 tickets to a networking event, banner space, and satchel inserts, 5 min introductions

Satchel inserts only

$250 per brochure (100+ brochures) 

Exhibit space x 10 

1.8m trestle table for product & brochure display, banner space only : $950 exc gst

 

 

Exhibit 3x3m : $1500 exc gst

(your own display ) Includes trestle table (1.8m) , banner space 

Includes 1 ticket to conference/workshop

 

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The Venue 

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.

Airport

The distance between Wrest Point Hotel Casino and Hobart Airport (HBA) is 15 km. The road distance is 21.2 km.

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