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Legalwise Seminar: NDIS Case Update and Legal Obligations

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:15 pm AEST

Online Legalwise Seminar: NDIS Case Update and Legal Obligations

This will be a Zoom online event taking place in June 2023. Michael Perkins and Dr Jane Lonie will be presenting.

Program details are still being developed and include:

Guardianship Issues for Participants

Capacity: Disability v. Being Incapable

(Guardianship Issues for Participants and Capacity (Contract & Equity)

  • Models of Personal Representation State and Federal
  • Models of Decision Makers
  • Supported Decision Making – Representation or Model of Care?
  • Practicing the National Decision-Making Principles – a starting point
  • Evolving cognitive responsive practices
  • Keeping away from quicksand – misreading social cognition

Presented by Michael Perkins, Principal Lawyer, Autonomy First Lawyers and Jane Lonie, Clinical Neuropsychologist, Co-Founder Autonomy First


An update on the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability and the NDIS Review

  • An update of the progress of the Royal Commission and the NDIS Review ahead of final reports for both enquiries being published in the second half of 2023
  • Insights into the focus and likely outcomes of both enquiries
  • The likely impacts on the sector arising from both enquiries

Presented by Penelope Eden, Partner, MinterEllison; Best Lawyers 2023, Health and Aged Care Law, Insurance Law, Medical Negligence and Personal Injury Litigation; Leading Health & Aged Care Lawyer, Doyle’s Guide 2022; Recommended Medical Negligence Lawyer (Defendant), Doyle’s Guide 2020 and Michael Thomas, Senior Associate, MinterEllison


Responding to unfavourable funding decisions – tips and tricks

  • Review rights – internal review outcome decisions, and external review (case conferences, 42D and 42C Agreements)
  • Filling evidentiary gaps in your client’s case to achieve the earliest possible resolution
  • Overcoming common issues

Presented by Andrea de Smidt


June 15
9:00 am - 5:15 pm AEST
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