Inquiry into the Social Inclusion of Victorians with a Disability

Hearings and Transcripts

Public hearings


Monday 26 May 2014

Melba Support Services

  • Glenn Foard, Chief Executive Officer
  • Sally Nicol, Manager, Community Connections
  • Sarina Bunnett, Outcomes Development Coordinator
  • Rhiannon Lewis Lansdell, Melba Advisory Group Representative
  • Michael Sellwood, Melba Advisory Group Representative
  • Sue Smith, Coordinator, Community Connections

pdf Melba Support Services Transcript (64.44 Kb)
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Karingal

  • Ingrid Waters, Service Development Manager (Disability)
  • Annette Gill, Policy and Research Manager

pdf Karingal Transcript (64.83 Kb)
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Ballarat Specialist School

  • John Burt, Principal

pdf Ballarat Specialist School Transcript (53.11 Kb)
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Football Intergration Development Association (FIDA)

  • Peter Ryan, President
  • Logan Whitaker, Football Administration Manager

pdf FIDA Transcript (68.90 Kb)
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Monday 5 May 2014

STAR Victoria

  • Esther Harris, Executive Officer
  • Emmy Elbaum, Board Member
  • Dr Philip Graves, Board Member

pdf STAR Victoria Transcript (69.83 Kb)
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Golden City Support Services

  • Ian McLean, Chief Executive Officer

pdf Golden City Support Services Transcript (58.93 Kb)
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SANE Australia

  • Jack Heath, Chief Executive Officer

pdf SANE Australia Transcript (56.53 Kb)
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Monday 31 March 2014

Vision Australia

  • Jacob Clifton, Manager, Government Relations and Policy
  • Amy Feldman, Policy and Research Officer

pdf Vision Australia Transcript (47.23 Kb)
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Noah's Ark

  • Val Johnson, Acting CEO, Senior Manager, Services
  • Debbie King, Senior Manager, Innovation and Development

pdf Noah's Ark Transcript (56.00 Kb)
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Monday 24 March 2014

Public Transport Ombudsman Victoria (PTO)

  • Janine Young, Ombudsman

pdf PTO Transcript (72.50 Kb)
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Travellers Aid Australia

  • Jodie Willmer, Chief Executive Officer

pdf Travellers Aid Australia Transcript (52.39 Kb)
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Disability Media Australia (DMA)

  • Sarah Barton, Chief Executive Officer
  • Sue Taylor, Travelling Chair Volunteer

pdf DMA Transcript (66.49 Kb)
doc_small Word version of DMA Transcript (128.23 Kb)

Thursday 20 March 2014

Disability Sport and Recreation Limited

  • Rob Anderson, Chief Executive Officer

pdf Disability Sport & Recreation Transcript (58.09 Kb)
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Disability Employment Australia

  • Mr Craig Harrison, Chief Executive Officer

pdf Disability Employment Australia Transcript (52.73 Kb)
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Northern Support Services

  • Geraldine Fowler, Keyring Manager
  • Gail Younie, Chief Executive Officer

pdf Northern Support Services Transcript (64.25 Kb)
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La Trobe University

  • Professor Christine Bigby

pdf Professor Bigby Transcript (62.40 Kb)
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Youth Affairs Council (YAC) & Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS)

  • Georgie Ferrari, Chief Executive Officer
  • Dr Jessie Mitchell, Manager, Policy and Projects
  • Ariane Garner-Williams, Member, Youth Disability Advocacy Service Steering Committee

pdf YAC & YDAS Transcript (52.73 Kb)
doc_small Word version of YAC & YDAS Transcript (123.08 Kb)

Aids & Equipment Action Alliance

  • Natasha Layton, Chair
  • Peter Willcocks, Deputy Chair
  • Carl Thompson, Project Worker

pdf Aids & Equipment Action Alliance Transcript (70.42 Kb)
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Inclusion Melbourne

  • Daniel Leighton, Chief Executive Officer
  • Nathan Despott, Policy Officer

pdf Inclusion Melbourne Transcript (67.91 Kb)
doc_small Word version of Inclusion Melbourne Transcript (128.41 Kb)

Solve Disability Solutions

  • Fiona Still, Chief Executive Officer

pdf Solve Disability Solutions Transcript (49.42 Kb)
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Monday 17 March 2014

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

  • Judy Henson, Victorian Regional Director
  • Michelle Marquardt, Assistant Statistician (A/g)

pdf ABS Transcript (65.15 Kb)
doc_small Word version of ABS Transcript (123.83 Kb)

Association for Children with a Disability (ACD)

  • Elizabeth McGarry, Chief Executive Officer

pdf ACD Transcript (57.68 Kb)
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AMAZE

  • Beryl Raufer, Acting Chief Executive Officer
  • Murray Dawson-Smith, Consultant and former CEO

pdf AMAZE Transcript (72.43 Kb)
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Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV)

  • Clare Hargreaves, Manager, Social Policy
  • Jan Black, Police Adviser

pdf MAV Transcript (47.56 Kb)
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Vicdeaf (the Victorian Deaf Society)

  • Christine Mathieson, Chief Executive Officer
  • Brent Phillips, Manager of Communication and Community Relations
  • Cheryl Sandilands, Auslan Interpreter

pdf Vicdeaf Transcript (65.74 Kb)
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Independence Australia

  • Marica Baron, General Manager, Community Solutions People & Quality
  • Raelea Stewart, Strategy & Service Design
  • Andrew Sinclair, Manager, Psychology, Case Management and Outreach

pdf Independence Australia Transcript (60.01 Kb)
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Summer Foundation 

  • Tom Worsnop, Executive Manager
  • Carolyn Finis, Program Manager
  • Bil Hurley, Ambassador

pdf Summer Foundation Transcript (60.21 Kb)
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Thursday 6 March 2014

Centre for Development Disability Health Victoria (CDDHV)

  • Dr Jane Tracy, Director
  • Dr Rachael McDonald, Deputy Director

pdf CDDHV Transcript (60.94 Kb)
doc_small Word version of CCDHV Transcript (125.19 Kb)

Centre for Rural Regional Law and Justice

  • Ian Parsons, Research Fellow

pdf Centre for Rural Regional Law and Justice Transcript (49.02 Kb)
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Women with Disabilities Victoria (WDV)

  • Keran Howe, Executive Director
  • Jen Hargrave, Policy Officer, Violence against Women with Disabilities
  • Jane Oldfield, Partnership and Leadership Officer

pdf WDV Transcript (55.08 Kb)
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Action on Disability within Ethnic Communities (ADEC)

  • Keith Hitchen, Executive Director

pdf ADEC Transcript (52.44 Kb)
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Office of the Public Advocate (OPA)

  • Dr John Chesterman, Manager Policy and Education

pdf OPA Transcript (50.92 Kb)
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Monday 3 March 2014

Department of Human Services (DHS)

  • Gill Callister, Secretary
  • Katy Haire, Deputy Secretary, Community and Executive Services Group
  • Arthur Rogers, Deputy Secretary, Service Design and Implementation Group, Director of Housing

pdf DHS Transcript (62.64 Kb)
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Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD)

  • Simon Kent, Deputy Secretary, Strategy and Review Group
  • Carol Kelly, Executive Director, Students Inclusion and Engagement Division
  • Pippa Procter, Director, Early Childhood Programs and Partnerships

pdf DEECD Transcript (57.36 Kb)
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RMIT University

  • Associate Professor Paul Ramcharan, Centre for Applied Social Research

pdf Professor Ramcharan Transcript (60.92 Kb)
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Disability Services Commissioner

  • Laurie Harkin AM, Commissioner
  • Lynne Coulson Barr, Deputy Commissioner
  • Tamara Reinisch, Principal Officer

pdf Disability Services Commissioner Transcript (57.85 Kb)
doc_small Word version of Disability Services Commissioner Transcript (125.46 Kb)

National Disability Services

  • James O'Brien, State Manager (Victoria)

pdf National Disability Services Transcript (59.18 Kb)
doc_small Word version of National Disability Services Transcript (125.38 Kb)

VALID

  • Kevin Stone, Executive Officer
  • Heather Forsyth, Self Advocate Leader

pdf VALID Transcript (51.55 Kb)
doc_small Word version of VALID Transcript (121.05 Kb)

Carers Victoria

  • Caroline Mulcahy, Chief Executive Officer
  • Ben Ilsley, Acting Policy Manager

pdf Carers Victoria Transcript (56.82 Kb)
doc_small Word version of Carers Victoria Transcript (124.44 Kb)


Last Updated on Friday, 31 October 2014