Driving Change: Disability Employment Summit 2024








The Summit will be a unique event exploring disability employment in the film, TV and commercial production industries. Hosted at Bondi Pavilion, on the beautiful shoreline of the world famous Bondi Beach, Sydney, the summit will include international speakers, industry leaders and advocates exploring, elevating and celebrating the employment of people with disability on both sides of the camera across film, TV and and advertising. Wrapped around the summit will be an engaging social program.

Pre Events:

Sunday 17th November 2024

Welcome drinks at The Depot, Bondi Beach

Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th November 2024

Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach, Sydney.

Driving Change ADVISORY GROUP 

Bus Stop Films has brought together an intersectionally diverse group of industry representatives and advocates to help us shape a broad, dynamic and relevant program of speakers

Brandon Fairley

BSF Ambassador, Indigenous actor and advocate.

Steph Dower

Disability advocate, filmmaker and Access Coordinator.

Chanel Bowen

Disability advocate, filmmaker and Access Coordinator.

Emily Dash

Disability advocate, actor, filmmaker and Bus Stop Films board member.

Lisa Cox

Advertising consultant and disability advocate.

Nathan Borg

Deaf actor, producer and advocate.

Pip Smart

Producer, recent Co Chair Commercial Producers Council.

Paul Nunnari

Access expert, entertainer, paralympian and BSF advisory board member.

Screen NSW and Screen Australia will also have representatives on the committee, which will be supported by Bus Stop Films and Bus Stop Employment staff.

Meet our MCs

Madeline Stewart

Stand-up Comedian and Disability Advocate

April Helene-Horton

Body Positivity Advocate AKA the Bodzilla

Keynote and Guest Speakers

Click here to see the amazing line-up of Guest and Keynote speakers.

Watch this space for more exciting announcements and speakers.

There are several ticketing options for Driving Change 2024. Find the best option for you and your team.

In person ticket includes pre-event welcome drinks at The Depot, Bondi Beach on Sunday 17th November.

All sessions will be Auslan interpreted. Online ticket includes a live stream of all sessions.


Ticket Type


Regular in Person (2 Days)


Concession in Person (2 Days)


Online (2 day pass only)


Online Concession (2 day pass only)


Single Day – Regular in Person


Single Day – Regular in Person Concession


Accommodation Partner


We’re excited that QT Bondi Beach is on board as our accommodation partner. When tickets go on sale you will be able to unlock a sweet discount for your stay.

Get in the know 

Disability Employment Summit Registration of Interest Form


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