Events in the disability community coming up this month:
Changing Places, Going Places – Information Forum
Wednesday June 14, 9.30am – 2.30pm
Olympic Room – MCG, Brunton Ave Richmond, enter via Gate 3C
Martin Foley MP, Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing will open this forum, which will share information about Changing Places facilities (super accessible bathrooms) and the positive social inclusion impacts they are having in the community. Free entry.
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NDIS information sessions – Inner and Outer East
Thursday June 22, 1:00pm and 6:30pm
Whitehorse Civic Centre (Willis Room), 379 Whitehorse Road, Nunawading
Another round of Tipping NDIS info sessions, helping to demystify and (where possible) simplify what the NDIS is all about. The main part of each session is delivered by Christine Scott from independent advocacy group VALID, with guest speaker Christine Stow.
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NDIS Community Information Session
Wednesday June 21, 10:30am – 12pm
Council Municipal Offices, Parkview Room, 8 Ingelsby Road, Camberwell
This session will be delivered by National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) staff and partners wanting to start raising awareness and understanding of the scheme for potential participants, family, providers and community members.
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What makes us healthy? A disability perspective.
Tuesday June 27, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Melbourne Brain Centre, Kenneth Myer Building, Royal Parade, Parkville
Join writer and performer Emily Dash, journalist and appearance activist Carly Findlay, and Disability Discrimination Commissioner Alastair McEwin, with guest host Julie McCrossin, for a conversation about what good health means from a disability perspective.
Drinks and nibbles provided. Free, but registration is required.
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