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Events 2016


Rethinking Autism – Autism West Annual Symposium 2016

Venue: Esplanade Hotel Fremantle, 46–54 Marine Terrace, Fremantle

Find out about the latest research and join informative presentations at the annual Autism West symposium, to be held in Fremantle 4–5 November.


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

A performance of the classic Tartuffe on 5 November will be audio-described.

Dining in the Dark Mandurah

Venue: Platinum Room, Peel Thunder Football Club, Dower Street, Mandurah

Enjoy a three-course dinner on 5 November as part of Dining in the Dark Mandurah’s fundraiser for Guide Dogs WA.

Concussion: Best Practice Assessment, Treatment and Management workshop

Venue: Technology Park, 2 Brodie Hall Drive, Bentley

Brightwater specialises in acquired brain injury and rehabilitation and is hosting a workshop on 9 November for people who assess, treat or provide longer term support for individuals who have sustained a concussion.

Snugglepot and Cuddlepie

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

A performance of May Gibbs’ Snugglepot and Cuddlepie will be audio-described on 13 November.

10th National Deafblind Conference

Venue: Esplanade Hotel Fremantle, 46–54 Marine Terrace, Fremantle

Share your experiences at the National Deafblind conference hosted by Senses Australia on behalf of the Australian Deafblind Council. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Celebrating Experiences Across the Lifespan’.

National Deafblind Camp

Venue: Woodman Point Recreation Centre, 74 O’Kane Court, Coogee WA 6166

The National Deafblind Camp offers a weekend full of activities including canoeing, archery, abseiling, swimming, art and more.


Join us in Cantwell Park, Pinjarra for a disability service provider expo and family-friendly community event.

Free Kidsflix movie – Trolls

Venue: Ace Cinemas, Midland Gate Shopping Centre, 274 Great Eastern Hwy, Midland

Arthritis and Osteoporosis WA invites children aged 16 or younger with a chronic illness or disability to a free Kidsflix movie event. The child’s immediate family can also join the fun at no cost.

Diffineability – an exhibition of art and sculpture in Narrogin

Venue: Art and sculpture exhibition - ArtSPACE, 80 Federal Street, Narrogin. Official opening and community lunch at Gnarojin Community Garden, Hale Street, Narrogin.

The Shire of Narrogin invites the community to celebrate Disability Awareness Week by attending an art and sculpture exhibition by local people, including those with disability. The exhibition will be on display throughout Disability Awareness Week.

Autism West Community Open Day

Venue: 8/62 McCabe Street, Mosman Park

Join Autism West for a fun-filled and informative afternoon to help celebrate their achievements for the year as well as International Day of People with Disability 2016.

Wheelchair basketball in Cannington

Venue: Cannington Leisureplex, 233 Sevenoaks Street, Cannington

Come along and join in a basic skills session and supervised game of wheelchair basketball, hosted by Wheel LIFE and the City of Gosnells, to celebrate Disability Awareness Week.

Story time in Peppermint Grove

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

Children of all abilities are welcome to join in a story time session at the Grove Library in Peppermint Grove to celebrate Disability Awareness Week. An Auslan interpreter will be present to interpret the stories for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Albany Arts and Crafts

Venue: Albany Town Square

Need to get a head start on your Christmas shopping? Come to the Albany Town Square to celebrate Disability Awareness Week and check out arts and crafts created by people with disability in the Albany region.

Human Library in Wembley

Venue: Activ Library, 327 Cambridge Street, Wembley

Come and listen to real life stories at the Activ Human Library to celebrate Disability Awareness Week.

Circo Berzerko Fantazmo in Heathridge

Venue: Salvation Army Community Hall, Christmas Avenue, Heathridge

Enjoy the Circo Berzerko Fantazmo drama performance written, produced and performed by people with disability.