November 2009

Wheelchair Basketball Come and Try Day @ Werribee Sports and Fitness Centre
You're invited to a wheelchair basketball come and try day??part of a Family Fun Day at Werribee Sports and Fitness Centre! -When: Sunday 6th December -Time: 2pm-5pm -Where: Werribee Sports and Fitness Centre, 35 Ballan Rd Werribee
International Day of People with Disability Ultimate Wheelchair Basketball Challenge
International Day of People with Disability Ultimate Wheelchair Basketball Challenge
New Workplace Laws: Free Workshops Delivered Throughout Victoria
JobWatch has been selected by the Federal Government to deliver free education and information services to the Victorian public about recent changes to workplace laws, following the introduction of the Fair Work Act 2009, from 1 July 2009.
Moreland City Council response about Brunswick SDS.
The WRDN has had a response from Moreland City Council about our letter regarding the proposed relocation of the Brunswick SDS.
DARU Communication Workshop
About the workshop: As advocates we speak on a daily basis to a whole range of people from different walks of life and sometimes need to speak in public. Just how effective is our interpersonal communication? Effective communication within a group setting is a vital component of community based work. When it goes well - people come away feeling informed and inspired. It has been time well spent! When it is not well done??.. well, we know what that feels like!
Free workshop about Dementia: Lesbians and Gay Men
This workshop will look at issues raised in the research paper including: - the intergration between service providers and lesbians and gay men with dementia and their family carers. - The complexity of family relationships. - Barriers that may affect care provision and quality of life.
2009 field Art Exhibition
A mixed-media exhibition by artists with and without disability.
The Werribee Police in partnership with the Wyndham City Council are establishing a Wyndham Senior Citizens Register. An expression of interest is currently being taken for volunteers who are interested in volunteering for the new Senior Citizen's Register.
Charles Dickens Performs:A Christmas Carol
Since 2003 this production has toured Australia to standing ovations and sold-out houses. If you missed this show at the world famous Spiegeltent, don't despair, this Christmas, Hobsons Bay City Council brings this mesmerising performance right here to your doorstep with performances at the Old Laverton School and Williamstown Mechanics Institute.
Shakespeare in the Gardens
Relax and enjoy the irresistible combination of Australia's leading outdoor Shakespeare company and the best loved comedy of the world's greatest playwright played out in Williamstown's idyllic seaside botanic gardens.
'Harrowing choice put a loving mother to the test'
Forced to the brink ... Anita Cain had to abandon her son Niall, 15, to get help, but then fought to retain her parental rights! Exhausted and depressed after devoting her life to caring for her severely disabled son Niall, Anita Cain took him to a respite centre - and left him there. Abandoning him to the state's welfare system 3? years ago was the only way the single mother could get the support she needed.
Key Findings Respite Carer Satisfaction Survey 2009
Key Findings Respite Carer Satisfaction Survey 2009 Document attached.
Come and Try' Tenpin Bowling on 03/12/09
When: December 3rd 2009 Where: Sunshine AMF Super Bowl 505 Ballarat Road Sunshine 3020
Minister for Bad News
Long before it became her job, Lisa Neville had already taken an interest in society's most vulnerable. In the early days of the Bracks government, which she would later join, Neville was a community visitor, inspecting the conditions in which the elderly and people with disabilities or a mental illness were living in residential facilities, and reporting back to the state's Public Advocate.
Wheelchair, Scooter, Transport and Built Environment Forum
Come along and have your scooter and wheelchair checked out by local company Doability. Hear about the DDA, BCA and Australian standards and emergency evacuation procedures.
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