Time Session

Session 1: Indigenous Australians with disabilities

Intersectionality in a space of ‘not yet’ ready: On being the only Indigenous, vision impaired academic in Australia.
Dr Sheelagh Daniels-Mayes


Session 2: Children and young people with disabilities who have intersecting vulnerabilities

Refugee children with disabilities in Australia: Rights, access to support, and barriers to inclusion.
Dr Joseph Lelliott

Services to young people with complex support needs in rural and regional Australia:  Beyond a metro-centric response.
Dr Kathy Ellem


Session 3: Universal legal capacity and decision making support and protections for persons with disabilities

From exclusion to empowered agents: Norm lifecycles and cascades
Professor Tim Dunne, PVC

Children with disabilities and supported medical decision-making.
Professor John Devereux

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability: Progress update
Associate Professor Paul Harpur


Session 4: Working and studying in the academy with a disability

Persons with complex and profound disabilities entering the academy: The disability courageous university
Ms Jordan Akhurst

Nothing about us unless it is led by us: Realising a vision for ability equality in the academy.
Professor Tim Dunne PVC and Associate Professor Paul Harpur