Gaelen Williams

Bio Gaelen Williams is currently the Community Capacity Builder (CCB), Employment Project Manager at Advanced Personnel Management (APM) in Western Australia. Having worked in Country WA and the Perth Metro, Gaelen has spent the last 13 years in the Not Read more…

Jenny Crosbie

Bio Jenny has over 30 years experience working with people with disabilities in a variety of roles including 10 years in disability employment and transition from school programs. She is currently a PhD student at Swinburne University, studying the experience Read more…

Renae Hartmann

Unemployment and underemployment for working age people living with a disability is extremely high. This was an experience that Renae had personally witnessed after her husband suffered a stroke and acquired a permanent disability. Through this journey the gaps in Read more…

Sam Pollock and Ken Kroeger

Sam Pollock Sam has an extensive experience delivering inclusive intervention and education services within the Early Childhood, Education and Disability sectors. Sam is passionate about and an advocate for inclusion within the Education and Disability sectors; with a special interest in Read more…

Clare Gibellini

Bio As Project Lead for the Microenterprise Project, which supports people with disability to build and sustain their own micro-businesses, Clare is dedicated to keeping the core values of choice, control and connection at the heart of the project culture Read more…

Evie

Evie Wilson

Bio Six years ago, Evie’s world was plunged into darkness when she awoke from a coma totally blind.  Since then, this remarkable young woman has had to make many huge adjustments to what she describes as her “new normal.”   Initially Read more…

Gina Semi

Gina Semi

Bio Not only a married mother of three, but also a grandmother to two little ones and a previous business owner, Gina is the phenomenal ‘Mumager’ of model and fashion designer Tia Semi.  Just two years ago Gina was looking Read more…

Tia Semi

Tia Semi

Bio Tia is a Perth-based Samoan-Australian model and designer with disabilities, who loves to inspire, to learn about her culture and to meet new people. In the past two years she has shown the world what wonderful things can happen Read more…

Jeannie Hodges

Jeannie Hodges

Presentation Title: Reimagining supported employment to promote expansion of opportunities for customised employment, including micro enterprise as a key deliverable of the recently released Strategy. Bio: Jeannie is a Director in the National Disability Insurance Agency ParticipantEmployment Taskforce. She has Read more…