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Welcome to CRU

CRU exists to support the development of leadership and authentic change which enhances the possibilities for people with disabilities to belong to and participate in community life.

It aims to:

  • Challenge ideas and practices which limit the lives of people with disabilities and

  • Inspire and encourage individuals and organisations to pursue better lives for people with disabilities

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Senior Consultant - applications open

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CRU is seeking to employ a suitably qualified Senior Consultant on a fixed term arrangement from October 2014 until 30th June 2016.

Based in our Brisbane office, the main purpose of this role is to assist CRU to co-ordinate and deliver our Taking Charge of Change strategy. During 2015, we will be delivering a large number of workshops and on line resources to assist people with disabilities and their families to prepare for the NDIS.

We are looking for someone who has a strong knowledge of current issues and trends in the support of people with a disability and personal or professional experience supporting people with disabilities.  For this particular role, we also require candidates to have experience, skills or qualifications in leading a team to complete a complex project on time and on budget.

Applications close on Monday 29th September, with a view to the successful candidate commencing work at CRU as soon as possible. See following link for the Position Description with more details of the role and how to apply for it. We will be advertising for more consultancy staff in the near future to assist with this project during 2015.

For more information, please download the Position Description.  If you have any further queries not answered in the position description, please contact CRU on (07) 3844 2211.


Evening discussion series for families

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An Evening Discussion Series for Families

Monday 8th September:   Why is inclusion so elusive?
Monday 3rd November:  Valued Roles: How do we navigate through points of change?




Bringing the good life to life

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Bringing the Good Life to LIFE:

Creating and Shaping Valued Roles for our Family Members

A daytime workshop for families

Friday 10th October, 9.15am to 2.45pm




Follow up: Playing our Part in Leading Change towards the NDIS

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If not me, who?...

If not now, when?

Presenters Notes

The presenters from the May 5th event have kindly offered to share their presentation with you.  CRU has endeavoured to produce them in a way that should be fully accessible with screen readers and other assistance tools, but please contact us if you are having any trouble with these files.

Please follow this link for more information

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Contact CRU

Tel: (07) 3844 2211
Fax: (07) 3844 3400

Level 2 / 43 Peel Street
(PO Box 3722)
South Brisbane Qld 4101


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