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News & Events

The Shane Everard & Matt Mattson Awards (INTERNATIONAL DAY OF DISABLED PERSONS)



The Shane Everard  & Matt Mattson Awards


WHERE:  Wendouree Parade & Zoo Drive

TIME:  11.30am  - 2.00pm

Feel free to come along and bring your friends

Guest Speaker -  Ashley Heeran

Policy Officer, Strategic Engagement

3CR Radio Broadcast - Disability Day 2018


Disability Day 2018 - Choices and Rights

Improved NDIS planning for people with complex support needs


16 November 2018

The Hon Sarah Henderson MP
Media Releases

Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services, Sarah Henderson, today announced the commencement of the rollout of a new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Complex Support Needs Pathway.

VALID Keys to Success Program


The VALID Keys to Success Program is a self-advocacy course that supports people to learn about speaking up and have a say in their NDIS plan. Callum Lydiard took part in the training last year and has a new-found confidence when it comes to having a say.

“The training supports people to learn about speaking up for themselves and taking control in in their plan,” says Callum.

“It helped me feel confident when making choices and decisions about my life and setting goals for the future.”

Community Partnerships Project with Cancer Council and Breast Screen Victoria


People with intellectual disabilities should have the same right to access cancer screening opportunities and other preventative services as everyone else in the community.

International and Australian data indicates that people with disabilities are under screened for cancer.

Podcast .... Rhonda Galbally on 'When the personal becomes political'


Episode 3: Rhonda Galbally on… when the personal becomes political

This week Roland and Evie chat with one of the most remarkable women in Australian public life, Rhonda Galbally. Rhonda talks about her journey to becoming an out and proud person with a disability and what challenging perceptions - including her own - has meant in her life and career.

All Abilities Sports, Come & Try Day (Bannockburn)


A fun, inclusive & free activity for people of all ages

Are you interested in trying a new sport, learning new skills and meeting new friends?

Come and learn more about AAA programs!

Access for All Abilities (AAA) programs promote social inclusion in sport by offering inclusive sport and recreation opportunities for people with a disability.


For more information contact YMCA Bannockburn on 5281 2316


International Day of People with Disability (Bannockburn)


When:  Monday 3rd December 2018, 11am – 2pm

Where:  Bannockburn Country Plaza Shopping Centre, 6 High Street, Bannockburn

  • Meet NDIS Latrobe Community Health Service Team

  • Information Stall

  • Free sausage sizzle

  • Art Competition & giveaways

  • Showbags

  • NDIS information

International Day of People with Disability (Ararat)


When:  Friday 30th November, 2018, 11am – 2pm

Where:  Barkly Street, Ararat (south side near pedestrian lights)

  • Meet the NDIS Latrobe Community Health Service Team

  • Information stall

  • Free sausage sizzle

  • Art competition and giveaways

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    NDIS information

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