Ri Australia Logo

Rights & Inclusion Australia

home
topline
home page
about us
activities & programs
membership
links
contact
line
 

 

INAUGURAL RI Australia CRPD WORKSHOP

Making the CRPD work

Awareness raising & effective implementation – international, regional and national implications of the CRPD

THURSDAY 25 NOVEMBER 2010

Sponsored by House With No Steps, Northcott & Access Australia

Keynote Speaker – Professor Ron McCallum AO
UN CRPD Committee Chair

* The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) was ratified by Australia in 2008, and the associated Protocol was ratified in 2009. The 50 Articles of the CRPD provide obligations for Commonwealth, State and Territory governments to implement more equitable and inclusive programs and services.

Program:

2 pm to 4.30 pm - Thursday 25 November 2010

Venue:
House With No Steps
49 Blackbutts Rd, Belrose NSW 2085 Ph 02 9451 1511 
Registration: Click here to complete Online Registration Form
Limited spaces – Registration closes 15 November 2010

CRPD Workshop Program

House With No Steps
49 Blackbutts Rd, Belrose NSW 2085 Ph 02 9451 1511

2 pm Welcome to Country & introduction (Uncle Lester Bostock – TBC)
Michael Fox – (RI Australia Chair)

Ron McCallum

Ron McCallum AO

2.15 Keynote – Professor Ron McCallum AO
2.45 Discussion
3.00 Afternoon tea
3.15 Panel discussion

Damian Griffis – Executive Officer, First People’s Disability Network / Australia
Lesley Hall – Executive Director, Australian Federation Disability Organisations
Professor Ron McCallum AO – UN CRPD Committee Chair

Facilitator - Sue Salthouse – President WWDA / RI Australia

3.45 Discussion
4.30 pm Summary, next Workshop & close

Northcott & HWNS can also support participants’ travel costs
Please let us know your support, accessibility and/or dietary requirements.

 
PO Box 88 Pacific Palms NSW 2428    Ph (612) 6552 9333  Fax (612) 6554 0684
ABN 60 149 775 100  email reply@riaustralia.org  website  www.riaustralia.org