Event Information:

  • Wed

    NDIS Small Business Training Day

    9:30 am – 3:30 pmThe Business Centre 6 Dick St Newcastle West

    This informative workshop is a comprehensive business training day - tailormade for businesses in the Disability Sector.

    If you are a Service Provider and you need immediate impact in your business - this workshop is for you. Learn how to be agile, innovative and responsive in an evolving market. Whether you're registered under the NDIS or not - this workshop will have you applying strategy to your business to see real results.

    You will cover:

    • Adapting your business to change and disruption
    • Being profitable, securing revenue and all things financial
    • Marketing your business and identify your potential customers
    • Smart operations - using business tools to help you deliver your best.

    This practical and informative workshop will have you implementing a range of tools into your business.

    If you need any assistance with your business, you can book in with our Business Advisors who will be able to assist you on your journey. Speak with a Business Advisor here.


    The workshop will be facilitated by our Business Advisors Mel Archer and Jelinda Millgate - two of our lead disability sector specialists. Melissa has been helping businesses for more than 15 years as an Accountant. Owning her own accountancy firm she knows first hand what it means to operate a business. She also understands the recent changes to the NDIS programme and how your business can adapt to succeed in this new era. Jelinda has first hand experience in business management during times of uncertainty and disruption, facing company mergers and digital disruption as a newspaper manager and also dealing with gambling reform and the introduction of GST during her time as the owner of a hotel business. She has helped many of her clients in the disability sector to re-examine their business models. Mel and Jelinda have helped many operators set new directions for their business since the introduction of the NDIS and would like to help you.

    Parking: Ticketed parking is available directly in front of The Business Centre building.

    Accessibility: If you have access needs, please contact us and we will accommodate you.

    Dietary requirements: During the day morning tea, afternoon tea and a delicious lunch will be served. If you have any dietary requirements, please contact us and we will meet your needs.

    This event and Business Advisory services under the Business Connect program are funded and supported by the NSW Government through the NSW Department of Industry.