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Disability Awareness & Opportunity Expo 2014

EXPO 2014 was held on 12th September

Enhancing the Lives of People with Disabilities

Access the latest products and services

Learn about the latest products that are available to enhance accessibility.  Daily living aids, assistive technology for people with sensory disabilities, and more will be on display.


Free workshops
10.30am – Independence Australia
11.00am – Cerebral Palsy League – “Choice, Passion, Life”
– Life without Barriers
12 noon – NDCO – “What is the National Disability Coordiniating Officer Program?”
– Breast Screen & Bowel Cancer Qld – “Is Cancer screening for me?”

Events and activities

Enjoy the free entertainment by The Tertiary Place,  Face painting provided by the caring staff at Bunnings at Cannon Hill, and for those in a wheel chair try the obstacle course with George from Living on Wheels.


Guest Speakers
– Official Opening – Deputy Mayor, Cr. Adrian Schrinner
10.30am – Paul Grevell – Assistant Executive Director, Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services.
11.00am – National Disability Insurance Agency – NDIS update
12 noon – The Public Trustee – Wills, enduring powers of attorney & Executive services.
12.30pm – Deaf Services Qld – Auslan (sign language)
1.00pm – Aphasia – Speech pathologist research excellence rehabilitation (CCRE)

Recognition Awards

1.30pm – The Recognition Awards for those wonderful and deserving citizens in our community, supported by Ross Vasta MP



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