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Events 2018

March

01

Artists aged 16 to 25 who have a disability and have lived in Western Australia for at least the past five years are invited to apply for Nexus Arts Grants by 5pm, 30 March 2018.

02
Sculpture by the Sea

Venue: Cottesloe Beach, Cottesloe

Sculpture by the Sea stages artworks along Cottesloe Beach and surrounding grassed areas to present one of the largest free-to-the-public sculpture exhibitions in the world.

06
MDWA Coffee Morning

Venue: The Niche, 11 Aberdare Road, Nedlands WA 6008

Muscular Dystrophy WA hosts Coffee Mornings on the first Tuesday of every month at The Niche in Nedlands.

06
Armadale/Gosnells Linking Together

Venue: Contact Carers WA

The Armadale/Gosnells Linking Together group meets on the first Tuesday of each month for a lunch event.

08
Hot Topics: State Government Reforms – What You Need to Know

Venue: Ballroom B, Duxton Hotel, 1 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000

Grahame Searle, Director General, Department of Communities, will update the disability sector on the WA State Government’s Machinery of Government reforms at the NDS Hot Topics: State Government Reforms – What You Need to Know event on 8 March 2018.

10
Positive Partnerships Workshop

Venue: Tompkins on Swan, corner Dunkley Avenue and Canning Highway, Alfred Cove WA 6154

Join Positive Partnerships for a free one-day workshop with other parents and carers of school aged children who are on the autism spectrum.

12
Autism: What are the Early Indicators?

Venue: East Waikiki Child and Parent Centre, corner Carnegie Loop and Murchison Road, Cooloongup, WA 6168

What are the early indicators of Autism? What role can parents and people who work with children play in supporting early diagnosis and intervention?

13
Toyota WA Muscular Dystrophy Golf Classic

Venue: Joondalup Resort, Country Club Boulevard, Connolly WA 6027

Enjoy a great day of golf and networking while raising funds for Muscular Dystrophy WA at the 18-hole Toyota WA Muscular Dystrophy Golf Classic at Joondalup Resort.

14
WADSA camp - Denmark

Venue: Denmark, Western Australia

Located beside the beautiful Wilson inlet and the Denmark River, the WA Disabled Sports Association’s (WADSA) Denmark camp provides a relaxed and family friendly atmosphere in which people with disability can enjoy nature and conservation activities, as well as fun at the beach – including a final-day beach barbeque!

15
Screenwest Diversity Fund Information Session

Venue: Fielder Street Creative, 30 Fielder Street, East Perth WA 6004

The Screenwest Diversity Fund is accepting applications until 5pm Thursday, 12 April 2018.

The Community Services Excellence Awards (CSEA) are a celebration of WA’s unsung heroes and the organisations for which they work tirelessly.

16
Reference Network Meeting

Venue: The Esplanade Hotel, 2–4 Anderson Street, Port Hedland WA 6721

Would you like to discuss an issue, concern or idea one-on-one with a Disability Services Commission Board member? The next Reference Network meeting will give you the chance to do just that.

21
World Down Syndrome Day

Venue: Worldwide

March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day.

The University of Melbourne, National Disability Services, Scope Australia, and a network of disability organisations and universities invite you to attend the first National Virtual Disability Conference on 21 March 2018.

24
Mum’s Retreat

Venue: The Vines Resort, Verdelho Drive, The Vines WA 6069

Kalparrin is running a Mum's Retreat on 24 and 25 March 2018. Fifty Kalparrin members will have the opportunity to attend the overnight retreat, during which they can connect with other mums in similar situations, learn new skills and enjoy some much needed pampering and relaxation.

25
Community Market Day

Venue: 162 Wharf Street, Cannington WA 6107

Down Syndrome WA and Cannington RSL are holding a Community Market Day on Sunday, 25 March 2018, to raise awareness about Down Syndrome.

26

Stay on Your Feet’s Make Your Home Safer Webinar explores the role of home and community care workers in falls prevention for older adults.

27
WADSA camp – Collie Motorplex

Venue: Collie Motorplex, 643 Powerhouse Rd, Collie Burn WA 6225

The WA Disabled Sports Association’s (WADSA) Collie Motorplex camp is themed ‘Rev Heads’ and provides people with disability the opportunity to engage with remote control cars, race car hot laps, track cycling, drifting, air rifle shooting, and even a golf challenge!

29
Do We Hear You? A conversation on how the WA Government listens to people with disability

Venue: City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi Street, West Perth, WA 6005

The Department of Communities invites people with disability, their families and carers to a discussion about how the voice of people with disability can be heard, and how it can create change in our community.