Events on week 4-10 October 2021

Monday, 4 October

Dogtober

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Dogtober is a way to get involved with Assistance Dogs, have some fun and help train another 25 super pups to help people with physical disabilities. 

Polio Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

The Annual Polio Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise the profile of Australia’s polio community and increase awareness about the Late Effects of Polio among health professionals and the wider public.

Down Sydnrome Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Down Syndrome Awareness Month is a time to celebrate people with Down syndrome and make others aware of their abilities and accomplishments.

Planktober

Saturday, 02 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Planktober is an initiative of Touched by Olivia Foundation to enable a coming together of community to create a positive and lasting impact.

National Amputee Awareness Week

Monday, 04 October 2021 - Sunday, 10 October 2021

October 4 -11 is National Amputee Awareness Week. This national event aims to raise awareness of amputees and people living with congenital limb differences in the Australian community.

Tuesday, 5 October

Dogtober

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Dogtober is a way to get involved with Assistance Dogs, have some fun and help train another 25 super pups to help people with physical disabilities. 

Polio Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

The Annual Polio Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise the profile of Australia’s polio community and increase awareness about the Late Effects of Polio among health professionals and the wider public.

Down Sydnrome Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Down Syndrome Awareness Month is a time to celebrate people with Down syndrome and make others aware of their abilities and accomplishments.

Planktober

Saturday, 02 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Planktober is an initiative of Touched by Olivia Foundation to enable a coming together of community to create a positive and lasting impact.

National Amputee Awareness Week

Monday, 04 October 2021 - Sunday, 10 October 2021

October 4 -11 is National Amputee Awareness Week. This national event aims to raise awareness of amputees and people living with congenital limb differences in the Australian community.

Engage with Customers: Skills for your future - Course information session

Tuesday, 05 October 2021

This Engage with Customer course will provide the students with training to achieve a nationally recognised and important set of transferable skills needed to provide quality customer service experiences for clients and customers.

Live Your Potential NDIS Expo 2021

Tuesday, 05 October 2021

Connect | Empower | Inspire

Social, Occupation and Communication Skills (SOCS) course | Information Session

Tuesday, 05 October 2021

This course is targeted towards students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), helping them to develop and practise their communication and social skills to become successfully employed within an interactive workplace.

Wednesday, 6 October

Dogtober

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Dogtober is a way to get involved with Assistance Dogs, have some fun and help train another 25 super pups to help people with physical disabilities. 

Polio Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

The Annual Polio Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise the profile of Australia’s polio community and increase awareness about the Late Effects of Polio among health professionals and the wider public.

Down Sydnrome Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Down Syndrome Awareness Month is a time to celebrate people with Down syndrome and make others aware of their abilities and accomplishments.

Planktober

Saturday, 02 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Planktober is an initiative of Touched by Olivia Foundation to enable a coming together of community to create a positive and lasting impact.

National Amputee Awareness Week

Monday, 04 October 2021 - Sunday, 10 October 2021

October 4 -11 is National Amputee Awareness Week. This national event aims to raise awareness of amputees and people living with congenital limb differences in the Australian community.

World Cerebral Palsy Day

Wednesday, 06 October 2021

World CP Day is an opportunity for the whole world to come together to recognise and celebrate the 17 million people around the world living with cerebral palsy.

Wicked Wednesdays: Over the Hump Series

Wednesday, 06 October 2021

How do we rekindlePerson Centred Practices in a post-pandemic world?

School to Work online workshop

Wednesday, 06 October 2021

Join us for an interactive, 2 part workshop to find work experience and meaningful, paid work for your secondary school student with disability.

Online Event Youth Event Details

Got A Communication Aid - Now What?

Wednesday, 06 October 2021 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Develop a practical plan with interactive strategies to support the use of comprehensive communication aids such as multilevel communication books and electronic aids and apps.

Online Event Online Event Details

How to Appeal a COVID-19 Fine in NSW

Wednesday, 06 October 2021 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Thousands of people have been fined under the Public Health Orders in NSW. Police don’t always get it right.
  • What can you do if you think you or your client have been wrongly fined?
  • How can you appeal?

Thursday, 7 October

Dogtober

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Dogtober is a way to get involved with Assistance Dogs, have some fun and help train another 25 super pups to help people with physical disabilities. 

Polio Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

The Annual Polio Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise the profile of Australia’s polio community and increase awareness about the Late Effects of Polio among health professionals and the wider public.

Down Sydnrome Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Down Syndrome Awareness Month is a time to celebrate people with Down syndrome and make others aware of their abilities and accomplishments.

Planktober

Saturday, 02 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Planktober is an initiative of Touched by Olivia Foundation to enable a coming together of community to create a positive and lasting impact.

National Amputee Awareness Week

Monday, 04 October 2021 - Sunday, 10 October 2021

October 4 -11 is National Amputee Awareness Week. This national event aims to raise awareness of amputees and people living with congenital limb differences in the Australian community.

2021 Indigenous Wellbeing Conference

Thursday, 07 October 2021 - Friday, 08 October 2021

Connecting Communities and Services to Close the Gap in Social & Emotional Wellbeing

 

Online Chair Yoga

Thursday, 07 October 2021 at 12:00 pm

Burwood Council is running free, 30-minute chair yoga classes taught by instructor Kelli Howard.

What's new with section 32? Mental health, cognitive impairment and criminal law

Thursday, 07 October 2021 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Jane Sanders from The Shopfront Youth Legal Centre will talk about the new Mental Health and Cognitive Impairment Forensic Provisions Act 2020 (NSW) which commenced in March 2021 and how youth and community workers can help their clients with mental health or cognitive impairment in the criminal justice system.

Friday, 8 October

Dogtober

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Dogtober is a way to get involved with Assistance Dogs, have some fun and help train another 25 super pups to help people with physical disabilities. 

Polio Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

The Annual Polio Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise the profile of Australia’s polio community and increase awareness about the Late Effects of Polio among health professionals and the wider public.

Down Sydnrome Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Down Syndrome Awareness Month is a time to celebrate people with Down syndrome and make others aware of their abilities and accomplishments.

Planktober

Saturday, 02 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Planktober is an initiative of Touched by Olivia Foundation to enable a coming together of community to create a positive and lasting impact.

National Amputee Awareness Week

Monday, 04 October 2021 - Sunday, 10 October 2021

October 4 -11 is National Amputee Awareness Week. This national event aims to raise awareness of amputees and people living with congenital limb differences in the Australian community.

2021 Indigenous Wellbeing Conference

Thursday, 07 October 2021 - Friday, 08 October 2021

Connecting Communities and Services to Close the Gap in Social & Emotional Wellbeing

 

SAME-SAME 2.0

Friday, 08 October 2021

This cross-border dance and theatre production explores friendships forged online between the disabled performers in Singapore and Australia during COVID-19. 

Saturday, 9 October

Dogtober

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Dogtober is a way to get involved with Assistance Dogs, have some fun and help train another 25 super pups to help people with physical disabilities. 

Polio Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

The Annual Polio Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise the profile of Australia’s polio community and increase awareness about the Late Effects of Polio among health professionals and the wider public.

Down Sydnrome Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Down Syndrome Awareness Month is a time to celebrate people with Down syndrome and make others aware of their abilities and accomplishments.

Planktober

Saturday, 02 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Planktober is an initiative of Touched by Olivia Foundation to enable a coming together of community to create a positive and lasting impact.

National Amputee Awareness Week

Monday, 04 October 2021 - Sunday, 10 October 2021

October 4 -11 is National Amputee Awareness Week. This national event aims to raise awareness of amputees and people living with congenital limb differences in the Australian community.

SAME-SAME 2.0

Saturday, 09 October 2021

This cross-border dance and theatre production explores friendships forged online between the disabled performers in Singapore and Australia during COVID-19. 

Sunday, 10 October

Dogtober

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Dogtober is a way to get involved with Assistance Dogs, have some fun and help train another 25 super pups to help people with physical disabilities. 

Polio Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

The Annual Polio Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise the profile of Australia’s polio community and increase awareness about the Late Effects of Polio among health professionals and the wider public.

Down Sydnrome Awareness Month

Friday, 01 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Down Syndrome Awareness Month is a time to celebrate people with Down syndrome and make others aware of their abilities and accomplishments.

Planktober

Saturday, 02 October 2021 - Sunday, 31 October 2021

Planktober is an initiative of Touched by Olivia Foundation to enable a coming together of community to create a positive and lasting impact.

National Amputee Awareness Week

Monday, 04 October 2021 - Sunday, 10 October 2021

October 4 -11 is National Amputee Awareness Week. This national event aims to raise awareness of amputees and people living with congenital limb differences in the Australian community.

Bleeding Disorders Awareness Week

Sunday, 10 October 2021 - Saturday, 16 October 2021

An opportunity to take part in a campaign and activities to raise awareness about haemophilia, von Willebrand disease and related inherited bleeding disorders throughout Australia.

SAME-SAME 2.0

Sunday, 10 October 2021

This cross-border dance and theatre production explores friendships forged online between the disabled performers in Singapore and Australia during COVID-19.