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Figtree Conference Centre

5 Figtree Drive

Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127

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Peer Power 2018: recharge your knowledge, plug into new ideas, energise your skills and get into the network!

A 2-day peer networking conference at the Figtree Conference Centre in Sydney Olympic Park for people with physical disability interested in peer support. A combination of formal peer support training, guest speakers and peer chat groups, participants will takeaway knowledge and skills so they can continue to run their own group in their local communities.

Skills you will learn at the Peer Power 2018 event include...

  • Networking
  • Storytelling
  • Leadership
  • Communication, facilitation & presentation / public speaking
  • Using technology & social media
  • Campaigning & advocacy skills

Topics for peer chat groups........

  • Accessible travel
  • Be AT savvy
  • Self-management
  • Setting up your own business

Our vision for this event:

At this event the power of peer support will be celebrated. A conference that encapsulates the real meaning of “nothing about us without us”, providing opportunities for people to use, develop and practice a wide variety of skills. We want to create an opportunity for personal and social change, leadership development, and call to action! Our vision is to strengthen the disability peer power movement in NSW!

2-day program for Peer Power 2018

  • Day 1 Fri – Introduction to Peer Support training

  • Friday evening – Networking night (speed networking and cocktail function)

  • Day 2 Sat – Workshop / Seminar program - to be finalised

  • Saturday evening – Peer Power Party social night - dinner and drinks at a local restaurant/pub

This event will be

  • Peer led - fully organised by people with disability and attended by people with disability (or family members of people with disability in small numbers)

  • A place to hear others stories and learn useful peer support skills

  • Innovative and tech savvy

  • Fully accessible and supportive of people who use power chairs

  • Affordable – $20 per person and support workers free

Purchase your ticket now to secure your spot!

Note: A hoist will be made available upon request. However, slings are to be provided by the individual.

See you at Peer Power 2018!


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