Tangentyere Women’s Family Safety Group (TWFSG) has organised an Aboriginal Women’s March Against Violence, an Action March to bring attention to and recognise the experience of Aboriginal women and children experiencing domestic and family violence in Alice Springs and all across Australia.
Show your support by walking in the march, which is scheduled to take place on Tuesday 11 July 2017 in Alice Springs, NT.
You can also show support on Facebook and Twitter by using the hashtags #istandwithyou and #standwithuswomen. You can find out more on the TWFSG Facebook page – see link below.
Link: TWFSG Facebook Page
All Abilities Triathlon is Sunday 5th May 2017 at the Alice Springs Aquatic Centre!
DAS received this flyer (above) late today, Friday 5th May 2017.
Click on the image of the flyer to enlarge it.
Please go to http://www.alicespringstriathlonclub.com/ for more information.
The NT Anti-Discrimination Commission’s 2017 training information has been released. All public courses require minimum numbers to run, so please promptly register your interest for any desired training. Included in the attachments are the dates in which training will be run in 2017, information on the public program courses the NT ADC will be running, information on customised training courses the NT ADC will be running, and the NT ADC’s cancellation policy.
International Day of People with Disability and the Mayoral Awards were celebrated in Alice Springs on Monday, 5th December 2016. The day is a celebration of the achievements and contributions of people with disability.
Disability Advocacy Service Inc. had an informational PowerPoint on display at the celebrations. You can access this PowerPoint in the links below. It has been saved in two parts due to website size restrictions – we apologise for this inconvenience.
PDF – DAS PowerPoint Pt. 1 – IDPwD 2016
PDF – DAS PowerPoint Pt. 2 – IDPwD 2016
Congratulations to the Nominees and Winners of the 2016 Mayoral Awards! You can find out more information about the Mayoral Awards, including the 2016 winners, at the Alice Springs Town Council website.
November 29, 2016
You are invited to join us in celebrating International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) and Mayoral Award Presentations 2016 – a day to break down disability barriers and celebrate abilities!
December 3 is International Day of People with Disability – this year in Alice Springs, celebrations are being held on Monday December 5, 2016.
Come along and celebrate the contributions, skills and achievements of people with disability.
The Guest Speaker will be Katrina Webb OAM, Paralympian and Motivational Speaker. You can find out more about Katrina at http://www.katrinawebb.com.au/.
Date: Monday, 5th December 2016
Time: 11:30am – 2:00pm
Location: Andy McNeill Room, Alice Springs Town Council (93 Todd Street Alice Springs NT 0870)
The Disability Advocacy Service Inc. Annual General Meeting took place on 24 November 2016 at the Andy McNeill Room, Alice Springs Town Council.
November 4, 2016
You are invited to the Disability Advocacy Service Inc. Annual General Meeting
Date: Thursday, 24 November 2016
Time: 3:00pm – 5:30pm
Location: Andy McNeill Room
(Alice Springs Town Council – 93 Todd Street Alice Springs, NT 0870)
For more information, contact DAS on (08) 8953 1422 or send an email to email@example.com.
Disability Advocacy Service receives many emails linked to magazines presenting information and articles about what is news in disability. Recently ‘LINK’ featured an article on the NDIS rollout along with snapshots on ‘Invisible Disabilities’ or decoding human gestures. This link will connect you. Link: Why the NDIS is a Big Deal
The First Annual Disability Legal and Regulatory Conference took place on 27 & 28 October 2016. You can find out more about the conference at the Television Education Network website.
Link: First Annual Disability Legal and Regulatory Conference.
You can also purchase an electronic or paper copy of the conference from this website.
Link: Purchase a copy of the First Annual Disability Legal and Regulatory Conference.
September 8, 2016
The First Annual Disability Legal and Regulatory Conference, hosted by the Television Education Network, will examine the variety of legal and regulatory issues facing the disability sector. The Conference will be held on Thursday 27 October and Friday 28 October 2016 at the Sheraton Hotel in Melbourne, Victoria. There are four themes for the Conference, including: NDIS; Disability, Society & Community; Disability & Employment; and Estate Planning, Capacity & Tax.
Website link: http://www.ntdsa.org.au/winners
There are seven award categories to nominate for. From the category winners, one will be selected to receive the Overall Award for Excellence. The Awards Ceremony will take place on 11 November 2016 at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Esplanade Darwin. Tickets will become available on the NT Disability Services Awards website in September 2016.
August 30, 2016
The NT Disability Services Awards acknowledge the contributions, diligence, and accomplishments of the Northern Territory disability sector ”by individuals, businesses, organisations, and initiatives who work to improve the lives of people with disability in the Northern Territory.”
Nomination information and forms can be found on the NT Disability Services Awards Nominate Page. Link: NT Disability Services Awards Nominate Page.
There are seven award categories to nominate for. From the category winners, one will be selected to receive the Overall Award for Excellence.
The Awards Ceremony will take place on 11 November 2016 at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Esplanade Darwin. Tickets will become available on the NT Disability Services Awards website in September 2016.