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DSNSW Annual Health and Ageing Conference: Healthy, Wealthy and Wise(r)

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Healthy Wealthy and Wise(r) 

Our Annual Down Syndrome NSW Health and Ageing Conference 2023 will be held at the Wesley Conference Centre, 220 Pitt Street, Sydney on Monday 10 July to Tuesday 11 July 2023. 

To view the program please click HERE.

"Healthy, Wealthy and Wise(r)" will feature speakers from government, experienced and highly skilled health professionals, researchers and a networking drinks and canapes on the evening of Monday 10 July from 5-7pm.

This conference is for:

  • Parents/Carers
  • Siblings
  • Grandparents
  • Adults with Down Syndrome
  • Support Workers
  • Disability Service Providers
  • Government Departments
  • Support Coordinators
  • Health practitioners

Full Conference in-person: Monday 10 - Tuesday 11 July, including Networking Drinks 5-7pm

  • Member: $299;
  • Non member $399

Full Conference online: Monday 10 - Tuesday 11 July

  • Livestreaming $ 198
  • Recording $ 178

Day One in-person: Monday 10 July: 10am to 5pm, including Networking Drinks 5-7pm

  • Member $159;
  • Non member $259

Day One online: Monday 10 July: 10am to 5pm

  • Livestreaming $ 99
  • Recording $ 89

Day Two in-person: Tuesday 11 July: 9am to 4pm

  • Member $119;
  • Non member $219

Day Two online: Tuesday 11 July: 9am to 4pm

  • Livestreaming $ 99
  • Recording $ 89

Networking Drinks and Canapes: Monday 10 July, 5-7pm 

  • Additional guest: $35

Note: All Day One and Full Conference Tickets include Networking Drinks and Canapes. Conference delegates are welcome to invite other guests to the networking drinks via the tickets above. If you are only attending Day Two, you can purchase a ticket to the Networking Drinks above separately and you are warmly welcome to join us.

For all event enquiries please contact: events@dsansw.org.au 029841 4402

Depending on your package and type of management, this conference may be able to be claimed through the NDIS as it is capacity building for parents, carers, siblings and for people with Down syndrome. Some delegates may be able to claim the invoice for this conference once paid. See information below-

NDIS ticketing 
There needs to be funding in NDIS plan to claim for workshops/conference - Parent Training. This needs to align with the participant goals on the current plan. The Plan Manager should be contacted if the NDIS plan is plan managed.  
To book a ticket to attend workshop/ conference-

  • Click on Purchase the NDIS ticket (you won't need to pay at this point) 
  • The ticket amount will need to be entered to correspond to the ticket type that is required.
  • Select 'invoice' at the checkout.
  • You will receive an email from us asking you to fill out a service agreement and return to DSNSW.
  • After the event you will receive an invoice from DSNSW.  We cannot invoice before an event as you cannot pre-pay for a service/workshop with NDIS funds.
  • You can then claim the cost from NDIS and then pay directly to DSNSW if self-managed or plan manager would pay directly to DSNSW if NDIA managed.

Note:  It's important that you return the service agreement to us, otherwise you will be charged for an out of pocket cost.

If the service agreement is returned and the participant is invoiced and there is no funding allocated or insufficient funding, the expense to attend will need to be paid by the attendee as 'out of pocket' direct to Down Syndrome NSW.

Membership is FREE. Sign up here:

Become a Member – Down Syndrome NSW

We have lots of member only events throughout the year as well as discounts to our conferences, workshops and training and other great member benefits soon to be announced!

You could book your accommodation at our partners at the Castlereagh Boutique Hotel on www.thecastlereagh.com.au, select tab: BOOK, select tab HAVE A PROMO CODE, enter the discount code DSNSW10.

Cancellation Policy:
We understand things change. Our cancellation policy is important to us as a not for profit because we book and pay for venues and catering based on numbers well ahead of the event date. We hope you don't have to cancel as we can't wait to see you but if you do, our policy is:
Cancellations before Thursday 15 June will receive a full refund. Cancellations on or after Friday 16 June will not receive a refund. In exceptional circumstances, a 50% refund may be issued.


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