Upcoming Events

  

International Day of People with Disability

On December 3, the International Day of People with Disability will be celebrated across the region. The day aims to increase the awareness, understanding and acceptance of the public towards people with disability as well as celebrate the many achievements and contributions. Some of the events in Western Sydney include:

IDPwD Dala

When: Friday 29 November 2019, 6-9.30pm
Location: Bankstown Sports Club Lansdowne Room
Cost: $20
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A Message Through Music

When: Tuesday 3 December 2019, 10am – 1pm
Location: Merrylands Park Function Hall, Corner of Burnett St and Merrylands Rd, Merrylands
Cost: Free
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Focus – Parramatta

When: Tuesday 3 – Sunday 10 December 2019, 8:00pm
Location: Riverside Theatre Parramatta Corner of Market & Church St, Parramatta NSW 2150

For International Day of People with Disability, breakthrough will be hosting a photography exhibition called ‘FOCUS’ at the Riverside Theatre. The exhibition will feature thought provoking photography of clients who have a range of disabilities.

Accessibility: the venue is fully accessible, with 2 accessible bathrooms.
For more details: marketing@breakthru.org.au  | 0437 595 025  |  http://www.breakthru.org.au

 

Zone Bowling – Liverpool

When: Tuesday 3 December 2019, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Location: Zone Bowling Liverpool, Megacentre Shopping Centre, 2-18 Cumberland Highway/Orange Grove Road Liverpool NSW 2170

Zone Bowling are celebrating International Day of People with Disability with 1 game of free bowling for persons with a disability and their carers.

Accessibility: all venues are equipped with tamps for easy access to the lanes.
For more details: 1300 368 067  | https://www.idpwd.com.au/event/1569819732/

  

Funday at the Library Wetherill Park

When: Wednesday 6 December 2019, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Location: Wetherill Park Library Stockland Wetherill Park 561-583 Polding Street, Wetherill Park NSW 2176

Wetherill Park Branch Library will be holding an event to celebrate 2019 International Day of People with Disability. The day includes face painting, craft activity, story time, music and dance, photo booth, meeting the local police, learning coding, lucky door prizes and light refreshments.

Accessibility: wheel chair accessible, parking available near the library, disable/public toilets within the library building.
For more details: tram@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au  |  97250361 – Nga or Tina

  

Zone bowling – Rooty Hill

When: Tuesday 3 December 2019, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Location: Zone Bowling Rooty Hill, 55 Sherbrooke Street, Rooty Hill NSW 2766

Zone Bowling are celebrating International Day of People with Disability with 1 Game of Free Bowling for persons with a disability and their carers.

Accessibility: all venues are equipped with ramps for easy access to the lanes.
For more details:  zonebowling.com  |  1300 368 067

  

Zone Bowling – Villawood

When: Tuesday 3 December 2019, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Location: Zone Bowling Villawood, 150a Woodville Road Villawood NSW 2163

Accessibility: all venues are equipped with ramps for easy access to the lanes.
For more details:  zonebowling.com  |  1300 368 067

  

Blacktown’s Picnic in the Park

When: Wednesday 4 December 2019, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Location: Blacktown Shown Ground, Richmond Road, Blacktown NSW 2148

Blacktown is celebrating International Day of People with Disability with a fun filled day at their annual picnic in the Park.

There are various activities that are suitable for all ages – inclusive sports, arts and craft, silent disco and much more. The local fire brigade and Blacktown Police force will be attending. Entertainment will be provided by local community performers and The Ponds School. A free BBQ lunch will be provided.

Accessibility: access to accessible parking, bathrooms, quiet zones and wheel chair friendly location.
For more details: customerconnections@dsa.org.au  |  1300 372 121  |  https://www.dsa.org.au/

  

Blacktown – Talent Showcase and Disability Awards Event

When: Tuesday 3 December 2019, 10:00am – 2:00pm
Location: Blacktown Shown Ground, Richmond Road, Blacktown NSW 2148

Blacktown RSL Club Blacktown, 40 Second Avenue, Blacktown NSW, 2148

Blacktown celebrate International Day of People with Disability with the talent showcase and disability awards event. This event celebrates talents, achievements, innovation and leadership display by People with Disability, focusing on empowering People Disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality.

Accessibility: this is an accessible event. Venue is close to public transport. There will be an Auslan interpreter as required on the day.
For more details: james.ansumana@blacktown.nsw.gov.au  |  98396067

  

Rooty Hill – Information Booth

When: Sunday 15 December 2019, 10:10am – 9:00pm
Location: MBM Anglican Church, Westminster Street, Rooty Hill NSW 2766

After each church service, they will have an information booth for International Day of People with Disability so people in the church can find out about the way the church caters for people with a disability. Resources are available for free and for sale. Also Christmas cards and ornaments are for sale made by a group of adults with intellectual disability in the church.

Accessibility: MBM is wheelchair accessible and the main building is fully accessible.
For more details: louisegosbell@optusnet.com.au  |  0413 994 131

  

South West Sydney Active Ageing Expo

The 2019 SWS Active Ageing Expo will be held on Thursday 28 November from 10am-2pm at the Bankstown Sports Club. Guests will hear from the Department of Human Services, Service NSW, Hearing Australia, Senior Rights Services and from a number of aged care service providers.

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You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet!

‘You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet!’ – the CHSP Futures Conference Australia will be held on 10 March 2020 at the Teachers’ Federation Conference Centre at Surry Hills. The conference will be showcasing everything in relation to the Commonwealth Home Support Program and EOIs are now open for presentations by consumers, volunteers, service providers and researchers.

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Blacktown City Transport Forum 2019

Blacktown City Council’s annual transport forum aims to identify and highlight the key transport needs and challenges facing residents and businesses in Blacktown and Western Sydney. The forum provides the opportunity for transport providers, users and planners to come together with government, industry and the community.

When: Friday 15 November 2019, 10am – 12pm
Location: Nirimba Room, Level 5, Blacktown Administration Centre
Cost: Free
RSVP Catherine.Potloka@blacktown.nsw.gov.au