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Arts & being a NDIS Provider: To Register or Not To Register

  • Footscray Community Arts Centre, 45 Moreland Street Footscray, VIC, 3011 Australia (map)

If you want to know more about how Arts and the NDIS can work together and considering becoming a NDIS service provider, then you should come along to our next  Arts West event. This event follows on from our Arts & the NDIS: Working Together session held in September 2017 with Arts Access.

Presented by Wayne Pfeiffer from PfA Consults, topics covered include:

  • Understanding the NDIS planning process
  • How, if and when to register as an NDIS provider
  • Do I have to become a NDIS registered provider to support artists with a disability?
  • What does it take to become registered?
  • Which NDIS funded supports relate to the arts? Which ones should I register for?
  • How to begin the registration process
  • What are the quality management system requirements?
  • How to implement a quality system
  • Supporting artists through the NDIS registration process and to self-advocate

This event is proudly supported by Maribyrnong City Council.

WHEN: 10.30am – 1.00pm, Tuesday 13th March 2018
WHERE: Footscray Community Arts Centre, 45 Moreland St, Footscray
COST: $10 Independent Unwaged Artists / $25 Waged Artists & Organisations
BOOK NOW – Places are limited

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About Wayne Pfeiffer, PfA Consults

Wayne grew up in Sunshine and is a senior consultant and experienced executive manager with over twenty years’ experience in the social sector both here and in Ireland. He has worked in disability services, problem gambling, community development, art and adult education and research. He is also a registered quality auditor in the disability sector and on the Board of MND Victoria.

He has first-hand NDIS experience through service delivery in the Victorian Barwon Trial Site where he delivered a co-design project with the NDIA to improve access to the NDIS for people with epilepsy and two NDIS Practical Design funded projects to produce a better practice guides for epilepsy management and resources for people with a disability, their families and the disability sector.

Since working as a consultant during the past three years he has supported organisations and their staff and service users to understand the NDIS. This included closing a disability day service, writing tender submissions, strategic planning, competitor and business analysis, NDIS readiness gap analysis and registration, implementation of quality management systems and internal audits. He is presently working with Weave Movement Theatre to support them to potentially become an NDIS registered service provider.

Currently, he is completing a MBA and has post graduate qualifications in Community Education, a Bachelor of Education (Sec) and Dual Diploma in OH&S and Quality Auditing. Wayne was awarded a Victorian Department of Health and Human Services Ethel Temby study tour to Europe focusing on individualised funding to disability services in 2007. He has also undertaken research, published several papers and presented at local and international conferences.

Wayne Pfeiffer
Principal Consultant  |  PfA Consults
wayne @pfaconsults.com.au
0418 316 342