Let’s Rock NSW

Let’s Rock NSW is the first statewide hybrid event for all NSW Government staff on disability inclusion in the workplace.

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About this event

Rethink disability.

The goal?
To challenge how you see workplace disability and inclusion. At this afternoon event we will rock the foundations of what diversity, equity, dignity and accessibility really mean in our workplaces.  

With the theme “Rethink disability” Let’s Rock NSW will be asking everyone to raise the bar, shout out achievements and shine a light on people with disability growing their careers in the NSW public service. 

Who should attend?
Everyone in the NSW public service is invited! Whether you’re a person with disability, advocate or colleague, Let’s Rock NSW has something for you. Be prepared to question the status quo and shift your mindset about disability. This event will show how we all benefit from inclusive and diverse workplaces.

Event details

Date and time
Tuesday 6 June 2023, 2pm - 5pm

The Big Top, Luna Park

Watch the livestream below

Please note: due to contractual obligations, we have had to remove Dylan Alcott’s speech from our live stream video. We apologise for the inconvenience.

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Let's Rock 2023

Let’s Rock NSW Contributors

Big thanks to our contributors for making our event possible! Your generosity has enabled us to provide an unforgettable experience for our guests. We couldn't have done it without you!

Let’s Rock NSW Contributors

Big thanks to our contributors for making our event possible! Your generosity has enabled us to provide an unforgettable experience for our guests. We couldn't have done it without you!

Video resources


Leyla Craig | Let's Rock NSW


Lisa Faraguna | Let's Rock NSW


Chris Pyne | Let's Rock NSW


Digital Workplace Adjustment Passport | Let's Rock NSW

Meet the speakers

Keynote speaker: Dylan Alcott AO

World-renowned wheelchair tennis player with 23 quad wheelchair Grand Slam titles and a Golden Slam. Motivational speaker. Paralympic gold medallist. Former Australian of the Year. Mosh pit legend.

Dylan is our headline act and will lead a defying and motivating discussion.

A panel of expert speakers will spark conversation as they dive deep into some of the barriers we face as we pursue more diverse workplaces.

With the theme ‘Rethink disability’ this legendary event aims to disrupt how you see disability and inclusion. We will showcase fresh direction and enthusiasm in welcoming people with disability in our workplaces.

You’ll leave with a fresh perspective on disability.  


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MC Greg Alchin

Principal Accessibility Specialist – Service NSW


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Dylan Alcott AO

World-renowned wheelchair tennis player, motivational speaker, Paralympic gold medallist, former Australian of the Year and mosh pit legend


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Caitlin Blanch

2023 Young Citizen of the Year – Tamworth Regional Council


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Jessica Irwin

Founder – DARE2BU


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Stephen McKee

Reporting Analyst, Sydney Trains


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Tracey Corbin

CEO – Bus Stop Films


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Suzanne Colbert AM

Consultant, mentor, career coach

Accessibility and inclusion information

We want everyone to have a positive experience at our event, and that means making it accessible and inclusive to all. We've taken several steps to provide equitable participation including providing Auslan interpreters, hearing loops, accessible parking and a sensory space.

If you're unable to attend in person, we're live streaming the event and providing recordings for viewing later. Additionally, we offer pre-event tours and ambassador volunteers to help those who may need assistance with technology or other requirements.

For more information about accessibility at our event, please visit our accessibility information page.

Agenda highlights 

2pm: Welcome and opening remarks 
Greg Alchin - MC

2:10pm: Welcome to country 
Michael West

2:35pm: Keynote address
Dylan Alcott AO

3:30pm: Panel discussion and Q&A
Caitlin Blanch, Stephen McKee, Tracey Corbin-Machett and Jessica Irwin 

Read the full agenda      


Join the conversation

#LetsRockNSW #RethinkDisability #Accessible #DisabilityFriendly #Auslan #Inclusive #HearingLoop

Let’s Rock NSW Contributors

Let's rock would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to our sponsors for making our event possible. Your generous support has allowed us to create an unforgettable experience for all attendees. Without your contributions, this event would not have been possible, and we are incredibly grateful for your assistance.

Learn more about our amazing contributors and how their support has made our event possible.

Contact us

If you have any questions, please email us.

Email: events@customerservice.nsw.gov.au

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