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Social enterprise and co-creating the future of inclusive employment

Ahead of Brisbane hosting the Social Enterprise World Forum in September 2022, join NDS to get up to speed on all things social enterprise and hear how these models are providing new opportunities for inclusivity and self-employment for people with disability across Queensland

Register now for presentations, panel discussion, and Q&A from:

• Leanne Butterworth (Learning & Development Specialist, Queensland Social Enterprise Council).

Leanne is founder of certified social enterprise, Empathy First, she lectures Social Enterprise Business at the Queensland University of Technology and works as Learning and Development Specialist with the Queensland Social Enterprise Council.

• Denver Fresser (Group Chief Executive, HELP Enterprises)

Denver Fresser has 20 years’ experience across manufacturing, logistics and social enterprise. Since being appointed as the Group Chief Executive Officer of HELP Enterprises in March 2020, Denver has steered transition of HELP's 'whole of life' service for people with disability to the NDIS operating environment.

• Mathew Townsend (Founder & CEO, Nature Freedom).

Mathew Townsend is a neurodiverse social entrepreneur based in Brisbane. He is passionate and experienced in starting up businesses, public speaking engagements, environmental management, and sustainability.
Nature Freedom, his business aims to improve accessibility and inclusion in outdoor adventures and nature-based activities.

One registration per user. Please do not share zoom login details as the link does not work for another user.

Once registered you will receive a confirmation email from Zoom. This may go into your Junk folder.

For those participating on an iPhone, iPad or similar device, you’ll need to download the “ZOOM Cloud Meeting” app.

For more information, contact National Disability Services.


10:00am - 11:30am,
Wednesday 7 September 2022


National Disability Services

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