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Events 2016

August

Enter the 2016 As We Are Art Award, a state-wide competition for West Australian artists with intellectual disability aged 18 years and older.

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Help shape the NDIS in WA – public forum (Geraldton)

Venue: Elizabeth II Centre, 88 Durlacher Street, Geraldton

You’re invited to a free public forum to help shape the way the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will operate in WA.

06
GiveAbility Day

Venue: Carousel, Whitford City and Innaloo Shopping Centres

Three of Perth’s major shopping centres will host a variety of fun, family-friendly activities on 6 August for their annual GiveAbility Day.

06
Miriam Stannage: Survey 2006-2016

Venue: Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University of WA, Crawley

On 6 August, the art exhibition Miriam Stannage: Survey 2006-2016 will be audio-described.

Join the annual City to Surf for Activ community sporting event in Albany on 7 August.

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Help shape the NDIS in WA – public forum (Margaret River)

Venue: Council Chambers, 41 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River

You’re invited to a free public forum to help shape the way the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will operate in WA.

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Help shape the NDIS in WA – public forum (Manjimup)

Venue: Manjimup Town Hall, 37–39 Rose Street, Manjimup

You’re invited to a free public forum to help shape the way the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will operate in WA.

13
The Caucasian Chalk Circle

Venue: Heath Ledger Theatre (inside State Theatre Centre), 174-176 William Street, Perth WA 6000

A performance of Bertold Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle on 13 August will be audio-described.

Join the annual City to Surf for Activ community sporting event in Busselton on 14 August.

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Help shape the NDIS in WA – public forum (Mandurah)

Venue: Mandurah Offshore Fishing and Sailing Club, 115 Breakwater Parade, Mandurah

You’re invited to a free public forum to help shape the way the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will operate in WA.

20
Odyssea – Merredin

Venue: Cummins Theatre, 31 Bates Street, Merredin

A multi-sensory show created specifically for children with disability comes to Merredin for two shows on 20 August.

20
Radical Ecologies

Venue: PICA, 51 James Street, Perth

An art exhibition that explores some of life’s tough questions will be audio-described on 20 August.

20
Othello

Venue: Heath Ledger Theatre, (inside State Theatre Centre), 174-176 William Street, Perth WA 6000

A performance of Shakespeare’s Othello will be audio-described on 20 August.

22
Help shape the NDIS in WA – public forum (Kalgoorlie)

Venue: Goldfields Individual and Family Support Association (GIFSA) boardroom, 23 Federal Road, Kalgoorlie

You’re invited to a free public forum to help shape the way the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will operate in WA.

23
Claiming Full Citizenship Forum – Professor Tim Stainton

Venue: City West Function Centre, 45 Plaistowe Mews, West Perth WA 6005

Professor Tim Stainton will speak on how people with disability can experience their lives as complete citizens at a forum presented by the Disability Services Commission and Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability (ASID) on 23 August.

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Help shape the NDIS in WA – public forum (Esperance)

Venue: Esperance Lotteries House, 3 Forrest Street, Esperance

You’re invited to a free public forum to help shape the way the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will operate in WA.

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Odyssea – Geraldton

Venue: Queens Park Theatre, 75 Cathedral Avenue, Geraldton

A multi-sensory show created specifically for children with disability comes to Geraldton for two shows on 27 August.

27
Hearing Awareness Week Expo

Venue: Bendat Parent and Community Centre, 36 Dodd St. Wembley

The Deafness Council Western Australia Inc will hold its inaugural Hearing Awareness Expo on 27 August during Hearing Awareness Week 2016.

28
City to Surf for Activ – Perth

Venue: Perth to City Beach

Join the annual City to Surf for Activ community sporting event in Perth on 28 August.

30
Help shape the NDIS in WA – public forum (Broome)

Venue: Sammy Room, Broome Civic Centre, 27 Weld Street, Broome

You’re invited to a free public forum to help shape the way the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will operate in WA.