May 2011

One Person at a Time Conference
This conference includes a range of inspiring speakers who will share real stories of people with a disability taking up valued roles in our communities, living fulfilling lifestyles and making a huge difference in regard to how the community views disability.
VEC Vacancy - Senior Contract Manager
circulate the latest VEC vacancy details which can be found at the link below (on the site
Family Coaching Caseworker.PD
all positions are full time based and based at our East Brunswick office.
Campaign dry run ...
I would like to on the morning of Wednesday 29 June have as many of our campaigners out trying to sign up members of the public to the campaign at railway stations around Victoria - just for two hours say – between 7am – 9am.
Families/ Carers Point Lonsdale Retreat
BrainLink is hosting a retreat at Point Lonsdale on 27-29 June 2011.
Victoria: DDA Transport Standards - Application for temporary exemption: Department of Transport Victoria
DOT propose to allocate a number of buses currently in use as dedicated school buses to provide general public transport services in regional Victoria.T
Computer club for kids with Asperger's syndrome opens
The club was inspired by a VicHealth-funded innovations grant research project undertaken in 2009 and 2010.
Club Wild - fully accessible Cabaret/Dance Party event. Sat 11 June 6-10pm North Melbourne Town Hall
Club Wild's Royal Cabaret event - a fully accessible cabaret and dance party event featuring the Wild Divas, the Hacketts, Phil Chalker, open mic with Akash, MC's, DJ's and much more. Sat 11 June 6-10pm North Melbourne Town Hall 521 Queensberry St, North Melbourne (corner Errol St). Tram 57 from cnr Flinders and Elizabeth Streets. $15 Carers free
Holmesglen - Courses in Disability Studies
Designed for people who are already working in the disability sector, or would like to start work with people who have a disability.
Take the Congress Challenge - Join the Campaign for the NDIS
At the National Disability and Carer Congress a challenge was given - make every Australian count.
Want to be an NDIS Campaign Champion?
The Every Australian Counts campaign for a National Disability Insurance Scheme is seeking expressions of interest from people interested in attending workshops to become NDIS campaign champions.
Australian First in museum Access for Deaf and Hearing-impaired
National Sports Museum Media release, 4 May 2011
Peak Body Selected to Run Registration Service for Better Start for Children with Disability Program
Joint Media Release from Senator Jan McLucas, Parliamentary Secretary for Disability and Carers and Senator Carol Brown, Senator for Tasmania, 13 May 2011
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