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Tue 12th March 2024

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We have 2 Specialist Disability Accommodation events in Melbourne on this day.

You can choose to just register for the SDA Networking Cruise from 4.00pm - 7.30pm  or you can also enrol in the NDISDA Specialist Disability Accommodation Workshop from 8.30am - 3.00pm before the Cruise for only $100 more! 

NDISDA Specialist Disability Accommodation Intermediate Workshop 

Karsten Conference Centre

123 Queen St, Melbourne 

First Session only 

8.30am - 10.00am 

Cost $150pp

Second Session only 

11.00am - 3.00pm

Includes lunch 

Cost :$ 195pp

Both Sessions: $295pp

Pay $100 more and join the SDA Networking Cruise which offers Canapes and beverages from 4.00pm - 7.30pm 

More details below. 

NDISDA Specialist Disability Accommodation Intermediate Workshop 

Book one session, or book both

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First Session only  8.30am - 10.00am

Cost : $150pp

Includes coffees, teas,  certificates of attendance, notepads, pens 

Understanding SDA Challenges and Operations
Who should attend? SIL Providers, SDA Providers, Investors, Builders, Developers, Financiers, Architects, all  Interested Stakeholders

Bonus : Add the SDA Networking Cruise after the workshop sessiont?  its an option for a total of $395pp to include the first session and the Networking cruise 

1.    Introduction
•    Overview of SDA Workshop Goals and Objectives

 - SDA Induction and tenant handover and supports
2.    Challenges with Tenanting SDA
•    Identifying and Addressing Common Tenanting Challenges
3.    Agreements and Registration
•    Necessary Agreements for SDA
•    Registration Process for SDA

4.    Funding Landscape
•    Navigating Funding Challenges
•    Participant Preferences vs NDIA Funding Criteria

5.    Location Factors
•    Price of land and desired ROI vs projected demand and vacancy risk
6.    Separation of SDA and SIL - Housing and Care Separation
•    Is there conflict of interest and is choice and control being considered - the outcomes of the Final Report 
7.    Choice and Control
•    Understand how Choice and Control impacts your operations and why the Participants rights has to be considered 
8.    Tenancy Lifecycle
•    What Happens When a Tenant Moves In?
•    Ending an SDA Tenancy

9.    SDA Pricing Review Changes
•    Understanding the Implications of Pricing Review Changes


Second Session only : 11.00am - 3.00pm 

Includes 30 minute lunch, coffees, teas, certificates of attendance, notepads, pens

SDA Design and Construction Considerations
Who should attend? Architects, Developers, Builders, Investors, Assessors, SDA Providers, Access Consultants, Financiers. This session may not suit SIL Providers

Cost : $195pp


Bonus : Would you like add the SDA Networking Cruise?  its an option for only $100 extra  for a total cost of $395pp to include the SDA Intermediate  session  and the Networking cruise 

This session will cover the following: 

1.    SDA Application and Approval Process
•    Step-by-Step Guide to Application and Approval
2.    SDA Design Standards explained 
•    Importance and Implications of the SDA Design Standard
3.    Navigating SDA Design Standards
•    Practical Tips for Effective Navigation
4.    Best Practices in SDA Design
•    Highlighting Design Approaches for Optimal Results
5.    NCC and Liveable Housing Standard Implementation
•    Changes to the NCC and Their Impact on SDA Design
6.    SDA Definitions and Terminology
•    Clarifying Key Concepts in SDA
7.    Accessible Design
•    Addressing Design Considerations for Balconies, Entry, Hallways, and More
8.    Building Classification of SDA
•    Understanding Building Classifications in the Context of SDA
9.    Complexities of Building SDA
•    Navigating Council, State Fire, NCC, and SDA Design Standards
10.    Fire Safety in SDA Homes
•    Do We Need Sprinklers for Every SDA Home?
•    Common Fire Safety Considerations

11.    Common Construction Mistakes
•    Identifying and Avoiding Common Pitfalls
12.    Future of SDA Design Standards
•    Anticipating and Adapting to Future Changes

Bonus for both SDA Intermediate  sessions plus the SDA Networking Cruise $395pp.

Please see networking cruise details here 

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