What's On: October 2023

Wed 13 Sep - Mon 16 Oct
2023 Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Awards
The Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Awards (the Awards) is an annual celebration established in

The Awards are an opportunity to recognise and celebrate individual young people and group...
Sat 30 Sep - Sun 15 Oct
Japanese Film Festival Canberra 2023
Experience the rich tapestry of Japanese storytelling at the 27th Japanese Film Festival (JFF) screening in Canberra from 30 September to 15 October.

From gripping historical dramas to innovative ...
Sat 7 Oct
Googong Rural Fire Service Open Day
For the first time since the pandemic, Googong’s annual Rural Fire Service Open Day is back, bringing fun-filled entertainment and offering fire safety education for the whole family.

The free ev...
Tue 10 Oct
9:30am - 12:00pm
National Autism Strategy In-Person Community Forum
The Australian Government is progressing the development of a National Autism Strategy with the Autistic community, their families and carers, autism and disability sector and professionals and resear...
Tue 10 Oct
1:00pm - 2:30pm
National Autism Strategy In-Person Autistic Voices...
Join us for the Autistic Voices forum, to have your say on the development of a National Autism Strategy (the Strategy).

The Strategy is being developed to help autistic people across Australia hav...
Thu 12 Oct
Support Canberra’s At-Risk Young People
Are you or someone you know passionate about supporting young people? Do you have qualifications and expertise in areas like psychology, education, criminology or social work? Are you experienced in ...
Fri 13 Oct
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Including Every -Student With Universal Design for...
Discover how Universal Design for Learning can support the inclusion of students with disability in the classroom in this free workshop with School Inclusion Consultant Loren Swancutt.

Universal De...
Fri 13 Oct - Fri 1 Dec
Bounce Into Table Tennis With the Para Spinneroos
Sign up now for the Table Tennis ACT Para Spineroos. Kids aged 5-18 with physical, intellectual or sensory disabilities, or learning difficulties are all encouraged to take part.

The program starts...
Mon 16 Oct - Fri 17 Nov
Replay event: Including every student with Univers...
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a teaching framework that promotes educational inclusion. It’s an approach that helps teachers remove barriers to learning by offering flexible ways of teachin...
Tue 17 - Mon 30 Oct
Sue Salthouse Leadership Fund
The Sue Salthouse Leadership Fund (SSLF) was established to assist people with disability to access opportunities that build skills and experience, enhancing the representation and leadership capacity...
Wed 25 Oct - Sun 26 Nov
Official Visitor vacancies - various positions

Call for Expressions of Interest

ACT Official Visitors is seeking highly motivated, skilled and experienced people for appointment to Official Visitor roles in Canberra, as ro...
Fri 27 Oct
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Planning for Personalised Learning
Planning for Personalised Learning is an essential aspect of inclusive education provision. It’s a process that supports schools to maximise students’ learning outcomes and wellbeing.

The plann...