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Events 2017

August

01
Cahoots Connect – Lincolns 102 – Work in a cafe

Venue: Lincolns 102, 102 Lincoln St, Highgate WA 6003

Young adults with disability can learn about businesses and clubs within the City of Vincent through community inclusion project, Cahoots Connect.

03
WA NDIS Question and Answer ‘drop-in’ session - Northam

Venue: Bridgeley Community Centre, 91–93 Wellington Street, Northam WA 6401

Meet our team and ask questions about the WA NDIS from 10am to 12pm at the Bridgeley Community Centre on Thursday, 3 August.

04
All Abilities Metro – Food Themed Camp - Landsdale Farm School

Venue: Lot 99 Lord Street, Whiteman, WA 6068

Kids and young people with disability can join a fun-filled, food-themed weekend camp at the Landsdale Farm School in Darch, from 4 to 6 August.

04
Jeans for Genes Day

Venue: Australia

Wear your favourite jeans or denim outfit and help raise funds on Jeans for Genes Day on 4 August.

06
NDS Award nominations close

Venue: Australia

The National Disability Awards aim to honour and recognise the outstanding achievements of individuals, teams and organisations that have improved the lives of Australians with disability and contributed to increased recognition of equality and human rights for all Australians.

06
City to Surf for Activ in Karratha

Venue: The Quarter, 24 Sharpe Avenue, Karratha, WA 6714

Join the annual City to Surf for Activ community sporting event in Karratha on 6 August.

11
Rocky Bay Dance Party

Venue: Rocky Bay Gymnasium, 60 McCabe Street, Mosman Park, Perth

Rocky Bay holds a themed dance party every month for people with disability, as well as their carers, friends, and family members.

12
NDIS in WA and Me - Steps to Plan

Venue: Boardroom at Crooked Spire, 71 Victoria Street, Midland 6056

Down Syndrome Western Australia invites people with Down syndrome and their families to attend an information session from 12 – 2pm on Saturday, 12 August in Midland.

13
City to Surf for Activ in Busselton

Venue: Signal Park, Busselton, WA

Join the annual City to Surf for Activ community sporting event in Geraldton on 13 August.

16
Come and Try Golf - Carramar

Venue: Carramar Golf Club, 61 Golf Links Drive, Carramar

Have a swing at Empower Golf Australia’s free clinic for people with disability on 16 August. Come and Try Golf clinics are the ideal way to introduce new people to golf for the first time, or reintroduce former players to the game they love, after accident or illness.

19
NDIS in WA and Me - Steps to Plan

Venue: Bayswater Drill Hall, corner Murray Street and Crowther Street, Bayswater WA 6053

Down Syndrome Western Australia invites people with Down syndrome and their families who live in the Bassendean and Bayswater local government areas to attend an information session from 1 – 3pm on Saturday, 19 August in Bayswater.

20
Hearing Awareness Week

Venue: Australia

Hearing Awareness Week (HAW) is a Deafness Forum of Australia awareness-raising initiative that occurs in the final full week of August every year.

21
Brain Injury Awareness Week

Venue: Australia

This year’s Brain Injury Awareness Week, to be celebrated 21 to 27 August, will recognise brain injury in the military.

21
WADSA Come and Try Day – Remote Control Cars and Sports Drills

Venue: Leisurelife Centre, 34 Kent Street, East Victoria Park, 6101

The WA Disabled Sports Association (WADSA) invites individuals and small groups to join the Specialised Recreation program on Monday mornings. The Come and Try Day on 21 August is the perfect opportunity to see if you like the program.

23
NDIS – New Frontiers for Deafness

Venue: Boulevard Centre, 99 The Boulevard, Floreat WA 6014

A panel of experts will field questions about how the NDIS affects people who are deaf or hearing impaired at the Deafness Council WA’s ‘NDIS – New Frontiers for Deafness’ Q and A session in Floreat on Wednesday, 23 August.

25
Voices for Inclusion

Venue: The Astral, Crown Perth Convention Centre, Crown Perth, Great Eastern Highway, Burswood, WA 6100

Join NDS’ Voices for Inclusion event to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing intersector engagement to enhance the inclusion of people with disability in community and civic life.

25
WADSA CAN Camp Expo

Venue: Leisurelife Centre, 34 Kent Street, East Victoria Park, 6101

Come along to one of the WA Disabled Sports Association’s (WADSA) Expos to find out how industry professionals and individuals can become involved with WADSA’s Conservation, Adventure and Nature (CAN) program.

26
NDIS in WA and Me - Steps to Plan

Venue: Bridgeley Community Centre, 91 - 93 Wellington Street, Northam, WA 6401

Down Syndrome Western Australia invites people with Down syndrome and their families who live in the Northam, Toodyay and York areas to attend an information session from 1 – 3pm on Saturday, 26 August in Northam.