Upcoming Events

Feel the Beat - Inclusive Music Festival for Young People

The Disability Trust in partnership with Campbelltown Council is presenting Feel the Beat - an inclusive music festival for young people with a disability.
Justice Crew are headlining both the 12-17 and 18-25 year old sessions with a range of music to suit a variety of tastes. Please see attached flyer for more details.

Aug 18th 2019
Tickets are only $10 each

Feel the beat accessible and inclusive music festival

Campbelltown City Council in conjunction with The Disability Trust is excited to announce Feel the Beat 2019, Sunday 18th August 2019
Feel the Beat is an accessible and inclusive music festival catering to youth living with disability, who may otherwise find it difficult to access and enjoy a music festival style event.

The amazing Justice Crew will headline both sessions, bringing their high energy dance and music routines to The Cube Campbelltown.
Other acts include Ironic Circus, Chris Sebastian, Rudely Interrupted, Under Wraps, Ash n Bodo. There is a mix of Indie, Pop, Rock and high energy music to appeal to a wide audience and the line-up varies slightly across the two sessions.

Tickets are $10 and now on sale via the link below

This inclusive event will have
- Accessible toilets
- Volume Control
- No strobe lighting
- Ground floor accessible venue
- Quiet sensory zone
- Break out area for activities, with less noise
- Noise cancelling headphones

Invitation to 2019 Disability Inclusion Action Plan Showcase

Fairfield City Council Invitation to showcase DIAP's achievements

Seniors Wellbeing & Safety Seminar

This event if for our senior community members living in Canterbury-Bankstown. The seminar is an opportunity to find out more about how to ensure a healthy wellbeing and stay safe in your home and in the community.

Topics will include:
• Home and fire safety;
• Seniors’ rights and the law;
• Fraud and crime prevention;
• Finances and the law;
• Elder abuse;
• Healthy living and nutrition;
• Staying socially active; and
• An interactive Stay Standing workshop.

Click here to register online or call 9789 9594. Registrations close Monday 17 June.

Please distribute amongst your networks.

Kind Regards

Gambling Harm in Fairfield: Starting the Conversation

Join us at this important forum to discuss:

• The scale of harm gambling causes in Fairfield, where $1.3 million a day is lost through poker machines
• Who is impacted and how, and what that looks like when it happens to a person and their family
• Pathways for action and services for immediate responses, particularly for communities from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

Key Note Speaker Rev. Tim Costello

From the Alliance for Gambling Reform, campaigning for law reform to prevent harm from poker machine gambling and one of Australia’s most respected community leaders and sought-after voice on social justice, leadership and ethics.

Facilitator Steve Cannane

Walkley award winning journalist who has covered stories from petrol sniffing to the independence struggle in Catalonia, and most recently, broke a story about Woolworths allegedly giving poker machine gamblers free drinks in the pokie lounges of their hotels.

Thursday 4 April 2019
9:00am - 2:30pm
Fairfield Youth & Community Centre
55 Vine Street, Fairfield

Register to attend at: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/gambling-harm-in-fairfield-starting-the-conversation-tickets-56947492483?mc_cid=70e948ba5a&mc_eid=e5a6fcf2c1

NSW Trustee and Guardian Planning Ahead Days

The NSW Trustee and Guardian will be holding Planning Ahead Days at the following venues where community members can come to make a personalised appointment to discuss their circumstances and make documents on the day for them:

23 April, 28 May or 18 June @ HJ Daley Library in Campbelltown

7 May or 4 June @ Service NSW Centre in Gregory Hills

24 April @ Liverpool Community Centre, 14B Mill Road
27 May @ Liverpool Pipe Band Hall, 131 Memorial Ave
26 June @ Hilda M Davis Centre, 185 Bigge St

To make an appointment to attend at any one of these contact NSWTAG in Parramatta on 8688 6090