Accessing the NDIS? Co-Design Focus Group with LGBTIQA+ people

We are conducting a co-design process alongside people with lived experience, their family, carers, supporters, advocates and service providers to improve existing materials and create NEW supporting resources. Co-design provides an opportunity for people to contribute in a respectful, safe and supported environment. Our process includes a focus on LGBTIQA+ communities and will include a series of 3 face to face & 3 online focus groups, as well as other opportunities for participation.

Some things we will talk about:

  • What is a psychosocial disability and what does that mean for you?
  • How can support you to access the NDIS?
  • What barriers do LGBTIQA+ people living with mental health conditions face in accessing the NDIS?
  • How can resources be improved to better support LGBTIQA+ communites to access the NDIS?
How Can I get Involved?

We invite LGBTIQA+ people living with a mental health condition, their family, carers, supporters, advocates and service providers – to take part. Participants are welcomed to attend alone or with a supporter. Each session will run for four hours and lunch and afternoon tea will be provided. We are looking to engage 8-12 people per group. Appropriate reimbursement will be provided to eligible consumer/carer participants.

We invite you to attend the first co-design group:

Face to Face Focus Group 
DATE: Monday 6th May 2019
TIME: 10am-3pm
VENUE: ACON: 414 Elizabeth St, Surry Hills NSW 2010 (Room 3.07-3.08)

Online Focus Group
DATE: Friday 10th May 2019
TIME: 10am-3pm


To register your interest or for any questions contact: Grahame on 9555 8388 ext 116 or