Keynote speakers not to miss!
Kurt Fearnley – Young Australian of the Year 2009, founding member of the National Disability Insurance Scheme’s Advisory Council, sailor, athlete and para-olympian, fundraiser and inspirational speaker.
Kurt is a passionate disability advocate and devotes himself to a number of national and Hunter-based charitable initiatives. He is a board member of the Australian Paralympic Committee, Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation and member of the International Paralympic Committee's Athlete Advisory Council.
Melissa Sheldrick – wife, mother, teacher and patient safety advocate. After losing her 8 year old son in March 2016 after a series of dispensing errors, she began her advocacy work with the goal of having mandatory error reporting across Canada. Her advocacy work is being heard all over the world.