TAKING CARE OF DISABILITY BUSINESS – Webinar Series 3
FIRST PEOPLES DISABILITY NETWORK AUSTRALIA (FPDN) INVITE YOU TO JOIN US FOR OUR ‘TAKING CARE OF DISABILITY BUSINESS’ FREE WEBINAR SERIES FOR NATIONAL DISABILITY ADVOCACY PROVIDERS, SERVICE PROVIDERS AND THE DISABILITY COMMUNITY.
In Series 3 we will be connecting with remote communities and exploring the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in remote regions. Gain some insight into what the situation is on the ground right now and how we can better connect and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability living in remote Australia.
Jeff is a storyteller, with a successful career spanning over 50 years as a journalist, author and filmmaker. Jeff is highly respected for the strong relationships he has built with Aboriginal people and communities across Australia and will be sharing his insights on working respectfully with remote Aboriginal communities. Jeff will also speak to his past experience filming on the issues of global pandemics & what he has seen from the Amazon, to PNG and China. Jeff is a patron of FPDN, a long-standing Patron of the Australian Indigenous Doctors Association and the Merry Makers, the thirty-year-old musical program for young people with Downs Syndrome.
Uncle Brian Tennyson & Michelle Bates
Sharing stories about life in Tennant Creek N.T
Aquinas is a Walmajarri/Jaru man living with disability from Fitzroy Crossing, Kimberley, W.A. Aquinas is a filmmaker and broadcaster on the local Wangki Yupurnanupurru radio. Aquinas will be having a yarn with us and sharing his perspective on what is happening in the remote Kimberley during the COVID-19 crisis.