Luke Nelson is a Community Educator for the Mainstream and Me project, which helps mainstream providers to be more inclusive for people with disability. In this article Luke talks about the Mainstream and Me project, and his experience of the 2018 Having a Say conference.
I attended the Inclusion Australia National Open Employment Forum which focused on the importance of engaging mainstream employers to be more inclusive.
I thought the speakers presented well and I liked the fact that they were delivering a positive message on the importance of engaging the mainstream employment sector to be more open minded in employing people with a disability.
Karen Hiam is a member of the Clayton Peer Action Group which was established in 2015. This was one of the first groups set up through the Disability Support Organisations (DSO) Capacity Building Project.
The local VALiD Peer Action Group have named Showbiz Cinemas as Ballarat’s most accessible venue.