Love, Sex & Family – A Human Rights Forum & AGM
Date(s) - 10/10/2019
3:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Gambaro Room, Common Ground
Full Event Schedule
Forum: 3:30pm – 5:00pm (ticketed)
Networking: 5:00pm – 6:00pm
AGM: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Join us for an interactive forum on the human right of people with disability to express their sexuality and have a family, followed by food, drinks & our AGM!
Our forum will cover topics related to Section 216 of the Qld. Criminal Code and its impact on the rights of people with disability to develop intimate relationships, rights to bodily integrity, sexual expression and raise family. Discussions with key QAI advocates about this outdated law, the intersection of the new Queensland Human Rights Act and how it may address these issues.
We want to hear from our community and members on the issues you care most about and what you would like to see more of from us at QAI.
After the forum we would love for you to stay for some networking, nibbles and drinks before we start our AGM.
We have some amazing speakers lined up for our AGM. We will hear from a couple, both with intellectual impairments, who QAI advocated for to help them keep their imminent baby and helped them gain proper supports through the NDIS, enabling them to live independently as a family. Bub is now newborn and living happily with Mum and Dad!
We also have another NDIS client who may be speaking – TBC.
After AGM business concludes we will have dinner and drinks available.
Government worker $60
Unwaged Person with Disability FREE
To register for the event please email us at email@example.com to request a Registration Form and secure your ticket.
*Places are limited so please RSVP by September 26 to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 07 3844 4200
**The whole event will be live captioned and support workers will be provided. If you have any additional support needs please let us know when you RSVP.
If you would like to become a member of QAI with voting rights for the AGM get in touch for a membership form and send it back to us prior to September 25. Otherwise we would certainly love for anyone to sign up for membership at the event as well!