In the third episode of our podcast Raelene and Dave meet Leigh Creighton. Leigh, who has been involved with CDAH for years, talks about starting his own business, the challenges of being a peer mentor, his big dream (speaking in front of the United Nations in New York) and his latest fitness exercises. Have fun and enjoy:)
Stream or download “CDAH CONNECTS 3” here:
In the second episode Dave meets Tania Lewis, Leigh Creighton and Jen Cush. They talk about the upcoming Planning Cafe, being part of the Zero Tolerance project and the "experience of a lifetime" - shooting a video clip. We hope you enjoy our show!
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Changes to event details since recording:
Miranda Bruyniks, NDIS Quality and Safeguards Complains Commissioner is now joining us to talk about the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework and what the NDIS Commission is doing to support people with disability and their networks to build safe, high-quality supports. We will also be joined by Kathryn McKenzie from the NSW Ageing and Disability Commission to hear about the role of the NSW Ageing and Disability Commission in supporting quality and safeguarding in community and family settings.
Stream or download “CDAH CONNECTS 2” here:
In the first episode Dave and Raelene met Cath Mahony and Linda Hughes, two of the initial founding members of CDAH. They talk about how Cath and Linda met (at a party), how they came up with the idea of starting an organisation such as CDAH and how it has developed over the years. So if you are interested in a bit of history, disability advocacy and a lot of banter download it from our website (see below) or just hit the play button and stream it directly.
Stream or download “CDAH CONNECTS 1” here: