Author Archives: Lauren Sullivan

Our NDIS Story

PIR Clients and Support Facilitators share their experience and insights into working in partnership with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) over the last 3 years and how Hunter PIR is able to really assist people with a severe and persistent mental illness better understand and access the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

 

2015 Forum – Working Together For Change

Hunter Partners in Recovery held a very successful Forum titled “Working Together for Change” in Newcastle in October 2015. People at the forum were very fortunate to hear from Keynote speakers Frank Quinlan – CEO Mental Health Australia and Leanne Wells – CEO Consumer Health Forum of Australia.

The forum showcased current projects, and explored issues around the themes of Collaboration; Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Community Engagement; Consumer & Carer Participation and Homelessness / Housing paying particular interest to the Hunter Region in New South Wales.

To access Leanne Wells and Frank Quinlan keynote speeches as well as the fantastic Q&A session go to the Hunter PIR YouTube channel.