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Events 2016

March

04
Access tours: Sculptures by the Sea

Venue: Cottesloe Beach

Access tours for Sculptures by the Sea at Cottesloe introduce visitors with disability to new ways of experiencing and enjoying contemporary sculpture through informed discussion and touch.

05
Activ Artspace art exhibition

Venue: Activ Library, 327 Cambridge Street, Wembley

The third annual Activ Artspace exhibition will be held at Activ in Wembley in March. Photographs and painted pieces in a range of mediums are among the works created by people with disability for the show.

06
Henrik Ibsen’s The Wild Duck

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

The 6 March performance of Henrik Ibsen’s The Wild Duck will be audio-described.

11
Disability Sport and Recreation Forum

Venue: Department of Sport and Recreation conference room, 246 Vincent Street, Leederville

People with disability are invited to join the Disability Sport and Recreation Forum, facilitated by the Department of Sport and Recreation.

12
Barti Kher: In Her Own Language

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

An art exhibition by Barti Kher will be audio-described on 12 March.

13
Fishability Day

Venue: Albany, Bicton, Bunbury, Busselton, Fremantle, Mandurah, Geraldton, Hillarys

People of all abilities have the opportunity to enjoy recreational fishing at various locations across WA on Fishability Day, on 13 March.

14
Down syndrome teachers’ workshop

Venue: Technology Park Function Centre, 2 Brodie-Hall Drive, Bentley

Julie Ireland and Jackie Softly will present a workshop for teachers and teachers’ assistants who teach students with Down syndrome.

16
Hello Baby

Venue: Manning Park, Azelia Road, Hamilton Hill

The City of Cockburn is hosting their annual Hello Baby community event; a fun morning offering many activities for parents and their little ones. There will be parent massage, entertainment and music, and a free raffle with great prizes and giveaways.

17
NDS WA Conference 2016

Venue: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

People with disability and their families and carers and others across the disability sector have the chance to discuss the current and future changes in disability services in WA at NDS WA’s annual conference.

Children with autism have the opportunity to try surfing at a Surfers Healing Australia workshop at Trigg Beach on 19 March.

21
Community Health and Harmony Fair

Venue: Cockburn Health and Community Centre, 11 Wentworth Parade, Success

Come and join in a day of fun activities for the whole family at the Cockburn Health and Community Centre with international food tasting, arts, crafts, Zumba, laughter yoga, and free health screening and chair massages.

23
Disability hospital stay guidelines explained

Venue: Training room, National Disability Services WA, 12 Lindsay Street, Perth WA 6000

NDS WA is holding a sector training forum on 23 March to discuss the newly released hospital stay guidelines for people with disability, developed by the WA Disability Health Network.

23
WA NDIS My Way Information session, hosted by Kalparrin

Venue: Aubin Grove Sports and Community Centre, 71 Camden Boulevard, Aubin Grove.

An information session about the WA NDIS My Way trial in the cities of Cockburn and Kwinana will be held in Aubin Grove on 23 March.

27
Fremantle Street Arts Festival

Venue: Esplanade Hotel Fremantle performance pitch, Marine Terrace, Fremantle

Three performances at the Fremantle Street Arts Festival this Easter will be audio-described.

31
Strengthening Safer Services Forum – Bunbury

Venue: Highway Hotel, Forrest Avenue, Bunbury WA 6230

NDS WA and Curtin University are holding free forums to gain a better understanding about how disability service providers can keep people with disability safe, as well as what they can do to improve their services.