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Pop Up Radio hosts Anthony Frangi and Ian Skippen were the offical Queensland Disability Conference broadcasters on Wednesday 24 August 2016. People unable to attend the conference tuned in to Pop Up Radio to listen to speakers, sessions across the day and to hear interviews by Anthony and Ian. 

Conference podcasts

Network evening vox pops (MP3, 8.5 MB)

Listen to informal comments from delegates, sponsors and speakers attending the networking evening prior to the Queensland Disability Conference

Minister Coralee O'Rourke MP (MP3, 7.9 MB)

Minister O'Rourke talks about the conference theme, 'opportunities in our backyard'

Mark McCrindle (MP3, 6.4 MB)

Mark discusses his presentation, 'The ripple effect' and the Queensland Disability Conference

Tina Gulino (MP3, 11.2 MB)

Tina reflects on her presentation, 'My NDIS story' and the conference theme

Paul Breen (MP3, 3.5 MB)

Paul discusses Productivity Bootcamp and opportunties for people with disability

Mark and Fiona Hiatt (MP3, 14.3 MB)

Mark and Fiona talk about their son Alex Hiatt, a local artist in Cairns.  Alex's artwork was featured at the conference networking evening

Gudju Gudju Fourmileu (MP3, 13.3 MB)

Reflections of life... Gudju Gudju of the Gimuy Walabura Yidinji people. 

National Disability Services Queensland (NDS) (MP3, 7.6 MB)

Kylie Hogan talks about the role of NDS Queensland

House with No Steps (MP3, 7.4 MB)

Scott Sheppard talks about House with No Steps

Choice Life Passion (CPL) (MP3, 7.9 MB)

Kylie Halms talks about CPL - Choice Life Passion formerly the Cerebral Palsy League

Spinal Life Australia (MP3, 6.3 MB)

Frances Porter talks about Spinal Life Australia

John Mayo (MP3, 7.8 MB)


Elizabeth Dodd (MP3, 4.2 MB)

Community Resourcing

Pre-conference interviews

Minister Coralee O'Rourke (MP3, 19.4 MB) Minister Coralee O'Rourke (RTF, 517 KB)

Listen to the Minister's interview with Pop Up Radio presenter Anthony Frangi about the upcoming conference.

Libby Mears (MP3, 7.3 MB) Libby Mears (RTF, 49 KB)

Listen to Libby Mears’ interview about the importance of community in making the NDIS a success.

As Chief Executive Officer with Leisure Networks, an NDIS trial site provider in Geelong, Libby says that with the NDIS, she sees a much more diverse community, where people with disability can be part of, interact, be present and be visible in their community.

Join us at the Queensland Disability Conference in Cairns on Wednesday 24 August 2016 to hear Libby talk about her organisation’s experience of surviving change and building their business to respond to the changing landscape and the changing needs of each of its clients.

Mark McCrindle (MP3, 21.1 MB) Mark McCrindle (RTF, 49 KB)

Hear Mark McCrindle talk about his Cairns keynote address ‘the ripple effect’ and his observations about similar social reforms in Australia.

Conference program