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Events 2015

December

23
The Art of Belonging: Interchange Art Exhibition

Venue: Gary Holland Centre, Rockinhgham

An art exhibition featuring works by interchange customers and other people who live with disability.

29
Water Play

Venue: Esperance Foreshore, Local Markets

Join the community to come and play with water!

30
Enable Southwest Showcase Exhibition for Disability Awareness Week

Venue: Bunbury Centrepoint Shopping Centre

Come to Bunbury Centrepoint shopping centre to see a showcase of micro-enterprices started and operated by people with disability in the Southwest WA community.

30
Art Exhibition

Venue: Osborne Library and Community Centre, 9 Royal Street, Tuart Hill 6060

Enjoy an art exhibition of work by Joe Camilleri Day Club members with disability.

30
Community Inclusion Come and Try Day

Venue: Murray Recreation Centre, 16 Camp Road, Pinjarra, WA 6208

Join Midway Community Care and the Shire of Murray for a morning of inclusive sporting activities.

30
Community Lunch for Disability Awareness Week

Venue: Murray Leisure Centre

The local community is invited to attend a lunch at the Murray Leisure Centre to raise awareness during Disability Awareness Week 2015.

30
Count Me In Movie Night

Venue: McDonald's Community Cinemas, Burswood Parklands

Join Therapy Focus for a screening of the heart-warming film, X+Y in celebration of Disability Awareness Week. Guests will also enjoy live music, a sausage sizzle, prizes and giveaways as part of this free community event.

01
Disability Awareness Week Morning tea

Venue: Kimberley Training Institute, Broome

Morning tea for staff, students and agencies

01
Crosslinks 'add a dabble' art experience

Venue: The Crooked Spire Coffee House, 71 Victoria Street, Midland

Join Crosslinks for the opportunity to 'add a dabble' of paint to a canvas.

01
Story Time at the Grove Library

Venue: The Grove Library, 1 Leake Street, Peppermint Grove WA 6011

Children of all abilities are welcome at storytime at the Grove Library in Peppermint Grove. An Auslan interoreter will be present.

02
Walk in My Shoes for a Day

Venue: Canning Vale

City of Canning staff to volunteer in a work experience project to have the opportunity to work alpongside people with disability and 'walk in my shoes' for a day to raise staff awareness.

02
Carnarvon Disability Awareness Week activities

Venue: Carnarvon Central Shopping Centre and CBD

See the Shire of Carnarvon's executive managers navigate their way through the CBD with a variety of mobility aids on the 3 of December. On 2 December, you can learn all about the ACROD program at an information stall at the Carnarvon Central Shopping Centre.

02
Disability Awareness Week Art Exhibition

Venue: Wagin Community Resource Centre

Enjoy an art exhibition of paintings and ceramics by artists with a disability from the CY O'Connor Disabled Arts Program.

02
Kalparrin coffee and cake morning PMH

Venue: Princess Margaret Hospital

Kalparrin families and members, and Ngala members will celebrate Disability Awareness Week with a chat, coffee and cake.

02
Community BBQ

Venue: Claisebrook

Learn what it’s like to have a ‘hidden’ disability at Outcare’s fun community BBQ.

02
Disability Awareness Week Long Table Lunch

Venue: Gnarogin Community Garden, Hale Street, Narrogin WA 6312

A long table lunch to celebrate three new outdoor custom-built timber tables accommodating the needs of people with a disability who use wheelchairs.

02

Join Life Without Barriers at a community barbecue and hands-on community art participation event.

02
‘Becoming Bulletproof’ film screening

Venue: Orana Cinemas, 229-235 Marine Terrace, Geraldton

See the award-winning film 'Becoming Bulletproof', which tells the story of a group of people with a disability who make a western movie.

03
Celebrating All Abilities Zumba Class

Venue: Beatty Park, 220 Vincent St, North Perth WA, 6006

Boogie and shake at an all-inclusive Zumba class in an outdoor pool, followed by morning tea and music.

The Inaugural Creativity Beyond Disability Art Exhibition will showcase 10 incredible artworks created by residents at Nulsen Disability Services.

03
Morning tea at Brockman House

Venue: Brockman community house, 27 Hull Way, Beechboro WA 6063

Morning tea and arts workshop for all clients to make friends and learn new arts activities.

03
AMF Bowling Day Joondalup

Venue: AMF Bowling Centre, Unit 1/23 Franklin Lane, Joondalup WA 6027

Free bowling is on offer all day for people with disability and their carers.

03
Hand in Hand for Disability

Venue: Mitchell Park Busselton, Corner of Queen and Prince Street, Busselton

Grab a snag at Intework Busselton's free sausage sizzle at Mitchell Park.

03
NDS WA International Day of People with Disability lunch

Venue: Astral Ballroom, Crown Perth

People with disability have the chance to attend National Disability Services (NDS) WA’s International Day of People with Disability (IDPWD) lunch for free.

03
Inclusive Sausage Sizzle

Venue: GSP Offices, 15 - 21 Aberdeen Street, Albany

Join the community at an inclusive sausage sizzle to celebrate Disability Awareness Week.

03
Social Inclusion Art Display

Venue: 90 Boas Avenue, Joondalup (In between City of Joondalup Administration Centre and Lotteries House)

Come enjoy artwork created by students of all abilities and share a lunch to show your support for living in an inclusive community that facilitates friendship, citizenship and a fair go for everyone.

03
Walk with Me Perth

Venue: Government House Gardens (Terrace Road Entrance)

Join Rocky Bay to celebrate International Day of People with Disability.

03
My Life, My Journey Exhibition

Venue: 6 Cumberland Street, Greenfields

Join the community at a local art event showcasing artwork by people with disability who are sharing their experiences through art.

03
Inclusive Ashburton - Celebrating International Day of People with Disability

Venue: Clem Thompson Memoriel Sports Pavilion (First Floor), Tom Price

Inclusive community pizza night on International Day of People with Disability to raise awareness of the attitudinal barriers faced by people with disability.

03
Wheelchair Basketball

Venue: Perenjori Basketball Court

Celebrate Disability Awareness Week with a game of wheelchair basketball!

03
Dive in Movie and Family BBQ

Venue: Newman Aquatic Centre, Iron Ore Parade Newman 6753

An inclusive community event for all ages to celebrate International Day of People with Disability 2015 for residents of Newman and the surronding communities in the East Pilbara and promote disability awareness and the Count Me In Vision.

04
In Alliance Drama Workshop

Venue: Avocadoes Function Centre, Corner Mount Street and Brookton Highway, Kelmscott

Come and watch a fully accessible drama workshop.

Kalparrin families and members, and Ngala members will celebrate Disability Awareness Week with a chat, coffee and cake.

04
Celebrate Ability

Venue: Manning Park, Azelia Road, Hamilton Hill

Celebrate Ability is an event being hosted by the City of Cockburn for school children with disability in the Cockburn area.

04
Removing Barriers Sausage Sizzle

Venue: Neil Hawkins Park, Joondalup WA 6027

The community is invited to a sausage sizzle in a local park and to hear more about Disability Awareness Week while enjoying a hotdog.

04
WA NDIS My Way Information session, hosted by Kalparrin

Venue: Cockburn Integrated Heath and Community Facility, Corner Wentworth Parade and Beeliar Avenue, Success

You are invited to attend an information session about the WA NDIS My Way trial, currently taking place in the cities of Cockburn and Kwinana.

04
Inclusion Matters Movie Screening

Venue: Cygnet Theatre, 16 Preston Street, Como WA 6152

All welcome at the fun, social and inclusive movie screening of 'Hotel Transylvania 2', to be available in alternative formats.

04
Movie Night for Disability Awareness Week

Venue: Matt Dann Theatre, South Hedland

Join the Town of Port Hedland for a movie night.

05
Beach Activities for All!

Venue: Leighton Beach, North Fremantle

Join the City of Fremantle for a fun day at the beach.

05
Northbridge Piazza film screening 12pm

Venue: Northbridge Piazza, corner of James and Lake Streets, Northbridge

Short films, in which people with disability share their experiences.

05
Northbridge Piazza film screening 4.30pm

Venue: Northbridge Piazza, corner of James and Lake Streets, Northbridge

Short films, in which people with disability share their experiences.

Come and see the Albany Christmas pageant which this year includes a group of people with disability from the Albany region, who made their own pageant decorations.

07
Wheelchair Basketball Showcase

Venue: Forrest Place, Perth City

Come and watch organisations go head-to-head in wheelchair basketball!