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Events 2016


Local service provider expo at Garden City in Melville

Venue: Garden City Booragoon, at the Piazza area entrance next to the bus port

The City of Melville is celebrating Disability Awareness Week with a local service provider expo at Garden City Shopping Centre.

Free Richmond Wellbeing service provider workshop – Cultural Humility in service delivery

Venue: Civic Centre Function Room, City of Gosnells, 2120 Albany Highway, Gosnells

This workshop is intended for service providers who wish to enhance their engagement strategies with consumers, carers and families from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

Supporting Puberty and Adolescence

Venue: SECCA, 2 Delhi Street, West Perth

Join a workshop on 1 December, to learn specialised strategies to teach young people with disability about puberty, sexuality and relationships.

WA NDIS service provider and community event

Venue: Armadale District Hall, corner of Jull and Church streets, Armadale

Join us for a disability services provider expo and family-friendly community event in celebration of Disability Awareness Week 2016.

Community BBQ in Duncraig

Venue: 15 Chessell Drive Duncraig (backs onto Percy Doyle Oval on Warwick Rd)

Come and celebrate Disability Awareness Week with VIP at a free community BBQ, with entertainment and live music.

Community BBQ in Broome

Venue: Broome Lotteries House, Cable Beach Road, Broome

Come and enjoy a community BBQ featuring entertainment by local musicians with disability, and food prepared by students from the local high school. There is also the opportunity to learn more about the supports offered by local disability service organisations.

Celebrate Ability! in Rockingham

Venue: Gary Holland Community Centre, Kent Street, Rockingham

Dust off your dancing shoes and head to the Celebrate Ability! family fun day in Rockingham for Disability Awareness Week.

‘Life Stories’ book launch in Denmark

Venue: Shire of Denmark reception centre, 953 South Coast Hwy, Denmark

Come along to the launch of ‘Life Stories’ – a book of real life stories by local people with disability, with a focus on how they have overcome barriers. The launch is being hosted by the Shire of Denmark to celebrate Disability Awareness Week.

Community BBQ Mandurah

Venue: George Robinson Gardens, Sholl Street, Mandurah

Come along to a free community BBQ during Disability Awareness Week to celebrate the achievements of people with disability in Mandurah.

Community BBQ in Landsdale

Venue: Landsdale Animal Farm, 80 Landsdale Road, Darch

Intelife is hosting a community BBQ at the Lansdale Animal Farm to celebrate Disability Awareness Week.

Fun in the Park in Moora

Venue: Apex Park, Moora

Bring your children along to celebrate Disability Awareness Week and have some Fun in the Park with activity stalls, jumpy castles and a sausage sizzle.

Sausage sizzle in Subiaco

Venue: Mueller Park, corner of Roberts Rd and Coghlan Rd, Subiaco

People With Disability WA invites the community to a sausage sizzle in Subiaco to celebrate Disability Awareness Week.

Building Family Connections day in Butler

Venue: Brampton Park, Butler

Need a puppy fix? Head down to the Building Family Connections day in Butler to enjoy a puppy petting zoo, bubble machine and pedal boat rides. Food and drinks will be available, so bring the whole family along.

Focus on Ability Short Film Festival in Esperance

Venue: Soundshell Amphitheatre, Dempster Street, Esperance

Celebrate Disability Awareness Week in Esperance with a movie night under the stars to watch the ‘Focus on Ability Short Film Festival’.

‘You Can Do It’ event in Yokine

Venue: Yokine Reserve, Wordsworth Avenue, Yokine

Come and try a range of activities for the ‘You Can Do It’ event organised by the City of Stirling to celebrate Disability Awareness Week.

Let's go surfing – find your wave in North Fremantle

Venue: Leighton Beach, North Fremantle

Surf’s up at Leighton Beach as the City of Fremantle and the Disabled Surfer’s Association join forces to host the ‘Let's go surfing’ event to celebrate Disability Awareness Week.

‘Add another dabble creative art experience’ in Middle Swan

Venue: Midland Sports Complex, Patterson Drive, Middle Swan

Help create a masterpiece by adding a dabble of paint to a shared community canvas to celebrate Disability Awareness Week.

Sizzle and sing at Hillarys Boat Harbour

Venue: New Amphitheatre, Hillarys Boat Harbour

The City of Joondalup is partnering with Catch Music to provide a free lunch and music performance to celebrate the International Day of People with Disability.

Sensory screening – movie afternoon in Wongan Hills

Venue: The Station, 1 Wongan Road, Wongan Hills

The Shire of Wongan-Ballidu invites you to a movie afternoon to celebrate Disability Awareness Week.


Disability service provider EPIC invites residents of Newman and surrounding areas to come and enjoy the ‘dive in’ movie night to watch a free movie screening of ‘Finding Dory’ for Disability Awareness Week.

A Casino Royale night in Mandurah

Venue: Bendigo Bank Stadium, Rushton Park, Dower Street Mandurah

The City of Mandurah is hosting a Casino Royale night to celebrate the International Day of People with Disability. The night aims to create a social environment where the community can come together to celebrate the contribution and achievements of local people with disability.

Ocean Ride for MS

Venue: Fremantle to Hillarys

Cyclists are encouraged to join the Ocean Ride for MS, a 30km, 50km, 70km or 90km bike ride along the coastline from Fremantle to Hillarys.

Community movie night in South Hedland

Venue: Shay Gap Park, Brodie Crescent, South Hedland

Come to a free community movie night in South Hedland to celebrate Disability Awareness Week. Gnomeo and Juliet, with subtitles, will be the main feature film followed by the “Focus on Ability Short Film Festival”. There will also be activities such as wheelchair basketball.