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Events 2017

December

01
DAW Event - “I am you and you are me” art exhibition opening

Venue: Rockingham Central Library, Dixon Road, Rockingham WA 6168

Interchange WA invites you to an art exhibition opening in celebration of Disability Awareness week.

01
DAW Event - Human Library

Venue: Rockingham Central Library, Dixon Road, Rockingham

In recognition of Disability Awareness Week, the Activ Library, City of Rockingham Central Library and Perth Human Library are holding a “Human Library” event.

01
NDS WA Lunch in celebration of International Day of People with Disability

Venue: Astral Ballroom, Crown Perth, Great Eastern Highway, Burswood, WA 6100

NDS WA will celebrate International Day of People with Disability by hosting a lunch event for more than 500 people from across the disability, private, corporate and government sectors.

02
DAW Event - Giant Morning Tea

Venue: Midland Sports Complex, 45 Patterson Drive, Middle Swan

Community members, friends and family members are welcome to come along and join in the fun at Crosslink Inc’s "Giant morning tea" to celebrate Disability Awareness Week.

The 3rd of December is the International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) – a day to break down disability barriers and celebrate abilities.

03
Empower Golf Australia hand cycle ride

Venue: Empower Golf Australia

Empower Golf Australia is a not-for-profit group that supports people of all abilities to play golf. Empower Golf’s Tom Hughson will ride a handcycle 90km to raise money for a new ParaGolfer - an all-terrain wheelchair that raises the user to a standing position – for WA.

03
DAW Event - International Day of People with Disability Brunch

Venue: Come down to Ethel Creek Park to celebrate International Day of People with Disability and Disability Awareness Week.

Come down to Ethel Creek Park to celebrate International Day of People with Disability and Disability Awareness Week.

03
DAW Event - Wongan Hills Lunch

Venue: Wongan Hills Therapy Group, 22 Elphin Crescent, Wongan Hills (then on to Lesser Hall at the Civic Centre, Quinlan Street, for lunch)

Come and join Wongan Hills Therapy Group for a lunch to celebrate the launch Western Australia’s first and only regional special needs resource library.

03
DAW Event - Celebrate Us!

Venue: Redcliffe Park Community Centre, corner Morgan Road and Field Avenue, Redcliffe

The Ethnic Disability Advocacy Centre invites Armadale residents, including people living in supported accommodation, to a family fun event in celebration of Disability Awareness Week.

03
DAW Event - Crikey, it’s croquet

Venue: Cambridge Croquet Club, 49 Chandler Avenue, Floreat

Future Living invites you to a fun and friendly game of croquet, followed by a sausage sizzle, in celebration of Disability Awareness Week.

03
Little Naturalists Special Event

Venue: Herdsman Lake, Jon Sanders Drive, Herdsman WA 6017

To celebrate the International Day of People with Disability, join our professional field biologists for a memorable evening with bird watching, hands-on nature exploration and spotlighting for creepy crawlies at Herdsman Lake.

04
DAW Event - Explaining Autism

Venue: Bendat Parent and Community Centre, 36 Dodd Street, Wembley

Autism Association of Western Australia (AAWA) invites you to their free Disability Awareness Week ‘Explaining Autism’ event where they will introduce you to the characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder, the impact experienced during daily life and the various services available from the AAWA.

06
DAW Event - Social Inclusion Program Celebration

Venue: Samson Recreation Centre, 44 McCombe Avenue, Samson

The City of Fremantle requests the pleasure of your company to attend their Disability Awareness Week event to celebrate their welcoming, accessible and inclusive Social Inclusion Program.

06
Opening of Joondalup's Changing Place

Venue: Sorrento Beach North

Disability Awareness Week Celebration - the opening of the City's Changing Place in Sorrento. Enjoy a light lunch and performance by Catch Music.

06
DAW Event - Ask Me Afternoon Tea

Venue: Katanning Town Hall, 16 – 24 Austral Terrace, Katanning WA 6317

Launch of 'Ask Me' short film and afternoon tea - all welcome!

07
DAW Event - Swans Community Breakfast

Venue: Swan Districts Football Club, Steel Blue Oval, Old Perth Road, Bassendean

The Swan Districts Football Club invites you to a complimentary Community Breakfast, in celebration of Disability Awareness Week, where you can help shape their vision to be an inclusive club that improves social outcomes and sense of wellbeing for people of all abilities in the wider City of Swan.

07
DAW Event - Christmas Party at Yangebup Family Centre

Venue: Yangebup Family Centre, 11 Dunraven Drive, Yangebup WA 6164

Celebrate everyone’s abilities at the Yangebup Family Centre’s Christmas Party where there will be a range of inclusive activities including a bouncy castle, face painting, sand card art and more.

07
National Disability Insurance Scheme in WA - Cockburn Kwinana expo

Venue: Success Regional Sporting Facility, 359 Hammond Road, Success WA 6164

For all people with disability, their families and carers

07
Multicultural Carer Group

Venue: Kings Park, Fraser Avenue, Perth

Carers WA invites you to a Multicultural Linking Together Carers Group. The group meets monthly for a social morning tea, providing an opportunity for carers to take a break and connect with other people in similar situations.

08
DAW Event - Celebrate Ability Lunch

Venue: Child and Parent Centre, Harlow Road, Calista

Connecting Community for Kids, in conjunction with Kwinana Early Years Services and Ngala, invites you to join them in celebrating Disability Awareness Week to raise awareness of the importance of welcoming, accessible and inclusive communities.

08
DAW Event - Disco in the Desert

Venue: The Pavilion, Gregory Street, Gascoyne Junction WA 6705

Come and let your hair down at this free inclusive dance event held by the Shire of Upper Gascoyne Community Resource Centre in celebration of Disability Awareness Week.

12
DAW Event - Community Art Workshop

Venue: Margaret River Community Resource Centre, 21-33 Tunbridge Street, Margaret River

In celebration of Disability Awareness Week, Therapy Focus (Margaret River) is hosting free art workshops, led by local artist Stan Meagher.