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Conversations on the lawn

5 May 2016

Conversations on the lawn

Overlooking Sydney Harbour on a balmy night in February, some of Sydney’s biggest thinkers and decision makers came together for Youngcare’s inaugural Conversations on the Lawn event.

The night was an opportunity for speakers and guests from across the business, community and government sectors to collaborate and bring fresh thinking on how real change can be effected for young Aussies with high care needs – and what fantastic insights there were!

Sarah Scott-Paul, John Tassone, Laura Macri

Pictured: Sarah Scott-Paul, John Tassone, Laura Macri

Watch the key points from each speaker on our YouTube Channel. youtube.com/youngcareoz

Did you know, it would cost $2.5 billion to move every single one of the 7,000 young people currently in aged care accommodation into age-appropriate living environments? It’s a huge goal but one we believe can be achieved, however, one organisation, or even one sector, can’t do it alone.

We need to work collaboratively with builders and developers, bankers, investors, consultants, insurers and architects to develop ideas and solutions regarding how to build, equip and support living environments that young people with high care needs would CHOOSE to live in, comfortably and safely.

Olivier Duvillard, Darren Palmer, Sylvia Jeffreys, Amanda Jason, Mark Jason

Pictured: Olivier Duvillard, Darren Palmer, Sylvia Jeffreys, Amanda Jason, Mark Jason

YOU can help us make a difference to the lives of the 7,000 young people who will go to bed tonight in aged care.

Be part of the solution:

  1. Share our recap video on your social media platforms to get the conversation rolling. www.youtube.com/youngcareoz
  2. Identify the skills, talents or introductions you and your friends and colleagues have that can help Youngcare make the change. Share them with us by contacting info@youngcare.com.au

Thanks to our corporate supporters for this event, Foundation Partner, Suncorp Insurance and Servcorp for helping us create awareness of this important issue.

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