The NDIS is now available in the Maryborough, Fraser Coast North and South Burnett areas

To support the roll out of the NDIS in these areas, APM will be conducting free community events for people with disabilities, carers and families across the region.

Come along to meet some of APM’s Local Area Coordinators to learn about NDIS eligibility, assistance to access the scheme, to navigate supports and services available in the community.

Please see below for a list of our upcoming events.

Please call us directly on 1300 276 522 if you would like to join us at one of these events or if you would like contact with one of our Local Area Coordinators but nothing currently listed in your area.

To request an NDIS representative to speak at an event, please fill out the NDIA speaker form.

Event Connect Me Coffee Catch Ups
Date 28 May 2019
Location Maryborough, QLD
Description Drop in session open to all people with disability, family and carers in the region. Local Area Coordinators available to provide information, access help and/or NDIA plan implementation assistance as required.
Time 10:00am - 12:00pm
Address Maryborough Neighbourhood Centre, 25 Ellena Street, Maryborough QLD
Booking details RSVP via Eventbrite, 1300 276 522 or engagement.apmqld@ndis.gov.au
Event Pop-Up Event
Date 29 May 2019
Location Urraween, QLD
Description Your Local Area Coordinators are in your area, answering any questions families and carers may have to help them understand eligibility and how to access the NDIS. We can explain how the Scheme works, eligibility for the Scheme and steps to gain access, the NDIS Pathway and answer any questions around using plan and upcoming reviews.
Time 9:30am - 12:00pm
Address 225 Main St, Urraween QLD
Booking details Drop in
Event Pop-Up Event
Date 30 May 2019
Location Maryborough, QLD
Description Your Local Area Coordinators are in your area, answering any questions families and carers may have to help them understand eligibility and how to access the NDIS. We can explain how the Scheme works, eligibility for the Scheme and steps to gain access, the NDIS Pathway and answer any questions around using plan and upcoming reviews.
Time 8:00am - 12:00pm
Address Maryborough Heritage City Market, Adelaide and Ellena Streets, Maryborough QLD
Booking details Drop in
Event Connect Me Coffee Catch Up
Date 31 May 2019
Location Kingaroy, QLD
Description Drop in session open to all people with disability, family and carers in the region. Local Area Coordinators available to provide information, access help and/or NDIA plan implementation assistance as required.
Time 10:00am - 12:00pm
Address Kingaroy Library, Glendon St, Kingaroy QLD
Booking details RSVP via Eventbrite, 1300 276 522 or engagement.apmqld@ndis.gov.au
Event Access & Eligibility Workshop
Date 31 May 2019
Location Pialba, QLD
Description How to determine your eligibility for NDIS. Are you unsure of whether you are eligible to access supports under the NDIS? Would you like information regarding what is funded under the NDIS? Your Local Area Coordinators are running regular workshops for people with disabilities, families and carers to help them understand eligibility and how to access the NDIS. In these sessions we will explain how the Scheme works, explain eligibility for the Scheme and steps to gain access, and explain the NDIS Pathway.
Time 10:15am - 12:15pm
Address PCYC Hervey Bay, 9 0’Rouke St, Pialba QLD
Booking details RSVP via Eventbrite.
Event Self Direction: Choice & Control
Date 31 May 2019
Location Pialba, QLD
Description Do you want to understand more about how to take controll of your NDIS plan? The NDIS supports participants to have choice and control over their NDIS plan, there is flexibility to ensure you can choose how to spend your funds to live the life the way you choose. This session will cover different support budgets (core, capital & capacity building), flexibility limitations, management of funding, different plan management options (self-managed, plan managed, agency managed), responsibilities, and service agreements. Places limited to 15.
Time 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Address PCYC Hervey Bay, 9 O'Rouke St, Pialba QLD
Booking details RSVP via Eventbrite.
Event Plan Review Workshop
Date 31 May 2019
Location Pialba, QLD
Description How to prepare for your NDIS plan review conversation. Are you unsure of what an NDIS plan review conversation might be like? Would you like help to prepare for the review of your NDIS plan? Your Local Area Coordinators are running regular workshops for people with disabilities, families and carers to help them understand NDIS processes. This session will explain what is involved in the review process, help you identify the documents you need for review meetings, and give you the tools needed to be confident in your review meeting. Places limited to 15.
Time 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Address PCYC Hervey Bay, 9 O'Rouke St, Pialba QLD
Booking details RSVP via Eventbrite.
Event listings last updated on 4 April, 2019.

APM LAC has made every effort to ensure the information is correct and current at the time of publication. Please note the Event Content is subject to change. Please contact APM on phone 1300 276 522 or email lac@apm.net.au to confirm the details.

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