What's On: December 2019

Sun 1 Dec
10:00am - 6:00pm
2019 Meeting Place - Day 1
Meeting Place is an annual forum run by Arts Access Australia on arts and disability. Each year, a new location is chosen for the event and Canberra has been chosen for the 2019 destination. It brings...
Mon 2 Dec
9:00am - 5:00pm
2019 Meeting Place - Day 2
Morning
9 am: Doors/registrations open
9.30 am: Welcome to country and official opening
10.30 am: Opening keynote address by Amanda Cachia. Los Angeles based Amanda Cachia, Professor of Arts Histor...
Tue 3 Dec
Bus Stop Films at NFSA to celebrate I-Day
Bus Stop Films is a pioneering, not-for-profit organisation based in Sydney that has announced an expansion to Canberra.
Bus Stop Films is dedicated to building the confidence, English language and o...
Tue 3 Dec
10:00am - 3:00pm
2019 Meeting Place - Day 3
Breakout sessions (10am - 3pm)
Session 1: The National Portrait Gallery
Location: National Portrait Gallery, Liangis Theatre (King Edward Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600)
10am: Disability-led Q&A session:...
Tue 3 Dec
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Book Launch of Jenni Heckendorf’s memoir Through...
Jenni Heckendorf’s memoir ‘Through the Years’ has been twenty years in the making and it has been well worth the wait. Jenni joins us from Brisbane on the International Day of the Disabled Perso...
Tue 3 Dec
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Peer Support to Set up Circles of Support
Getting a circle up and running can be challenging so Imagine More has set up a peer support group where families can share ideas around how to:
Find and ask people to join the circle
Running circl...
Wed 4 Dec
10:00am - 11:00am
Carers ACT - Drop In Session with Feros Care
Carers are invited to come along for a monthly Drop In with Feros Care - ACT’s Local Area Coordinators.
Book in for a private 15 minute session to find out more about:
NDIS access and eligibility,...
Thu 5 Dec
2019 ACT Chief Minister's Inclusion Awards
The Chief Ministers Inclusion Awards (CMIAs) provide acknowledgement of the outstanding achievements of businesses, organisations and individuals who have demonstrated their commitment to encourage, w...
Fri 6 Dec
7:00pm - 8:00pm
A Tender Thing - An original play about love and d...
Rebus Theatre presents:
A Tender Thing - An original play about love and disability
written and directed by Heidi Silberman & Ali Clinch

‘A Tender Thing’ explores the experience of romantic l...
Sat 7 Dec
11:00am - 1:00pm
WWDACT workshop: Who are Our Supporters
Self Advocacy and Supported Decision Making workshops for girls, women, feminine identifying, and non-binary people in the ACT.

If you can, kindly arrive at 10.45am. We will be discussing who our ...
Sat 7 Dec
7:00pm - 8:00pm
A Tender Thing - An original play about love and d...
Rebus Theatre presents:
A Tender Thing - An original play about love and disability
written and directed by Heidi Silberman & Ali Clinch

‘A Tender Thing’ explores the experience of romantic l...
Sun 8 Dec
4:00pm - 5:00pm
A Tender Thing - An original play about love and d...
Rebus Theatre presents:
A Tender Thing - An original play about love and disability
written and directed by Heidi Silberman & Ali Clinch

‘A Tender Thing’ explores the experience of romantic l...
Mon 9 Dec
9:00am - 10:30am
Info session on the role of the ACT Senior Practit...
Mandy Donley, the newly appointed ACT Senior Practitioner, in partnership with the ACT Human Rights Commission, is presenting a series of information sessions for providers of disability services, edu...
Tue 10 Dec
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Accessible Arts - Disability Inclusion and Equalit...
Our Disability Inclusion and Equality Workshops are practical and cost-effective, and suitable for participants from arts organisations, non-for-profits, corporate and government.
The training covers...
Tue 10 Dec
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Imagine More Christmas Party
You are warmly invited to join the Imagine More team to celebrate the festive season with food and christmas cheer.

It has been another interesting year striving to see people with disability livi...
Wed 11 Dec
10:30am - 11:30am
Unintended - Rebus Workplace Training
The Office for Disability is pleased to present you with a free disability awareness training opportunity called ‘Unintended’ that is being delivered by Rebus as part of the celebration of the Int...
Wed 11 Dec
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Unintended - Rebus Workplace Training
The Office for Disability is pleased to present you with a free disability awareness training opportunity called ‘Unintended’ that is being delivered by Rebus as part of the celebration of the Int...
Thu 12 Dec
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Health Pathways - health care for people with disa...
As a recent recipient of the 2019 International Day of People with Disability (I-Day) grant from the ACT Office for Disability, the PHN ACT & SNSW HealthPathways team are inviting stakeholders from th...
Thu 12 Dec
5:45pm - 8:00pm
WWDACT workshop: Exploring Decisions
Self Advocacy and Supported Decision Making workshops for girls, women, feminine identifying, and non-binary people in the ACT.

If you can, kindly arrive at 5.45pm for a 6pm start.
We will be ex...
Fri 13 Dec
10:00am - 12:00pm
Inclusive Education Peer Support Group
Inclusive education can sometimes be the road less travelled. It can sometimes feel like a lonely road. Come along to focus your energy to help your child have a great education.
Lets talk about tran...
Sat 14 Dec
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Room to Move - Inclusive Dance Classes
This program offers fortnightly inclusive dance and movement classes with a focus on improvisation, led by a variety of experienced tutors from different dance backgrounds.In the class, we commence wi...
Sun 15 Dec
11:00am - 1:00pm
WWDACT Virtual Drop-In
WWDACT is inviting you to our last Virtual Drop In of the year on SUNDAY December 15. We'll be lounging around on Zoom from 11AM to 1PM so come online whenever for well wishes before the end of the ye...