Julyne Ainsley

As a woman with an acquired brain injury, Julyne has faced many challenges but has consistently worked to overcome them. Julyne has transformed from someone who found speaking up difficult to becoming a skilled self advocate who supports other people with disabilities to find their voice. Julyne is a highly valued trainer and member of the Voice at the Table team. Julyne has experience being a member of a neighbourhood management committee and was a board member of Neighbourhood Houses Victoria for 3 years. Julyne has completed leadership programs with both Women Disabilities Victoria and Brimbank Council.


Captains of Inclusion: Voice at the Table

Time: 12:10pm - 12:30pm

Location: The Hall

Facilitated by: Melissa Hale, Manager, Disability Advocacy Resource Unit (DARU)

To make disability inclusion policy effective, the voice of people with disability should be steering the ship. But how do mainstream systems connect and learn about what will make a real difference? Hear from the Voice at the Table team about their experiences of disability inclusion in mainstream systems, and how empowering people to self advocate is critical in making inclusion work.