The Disability Awareness & Opportunity Expo 2013 at the Mt.Gravatt Showground
Enhancing the Lives of People with Disabilities
Proudly Supported by Hon Tracy Davis MP, Minister for Community, Minister for Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services, Cr. Adrian Schrinner Deputy Lord Mayer Brisbane City Council, Kathy Davis Presenter, and Ross Vasta MP Federal Member for Bonner.
Access the latest products and services to enrich your daily life. Whether you know what you want or just want to see what’s out there, this Expo expand your idea of accessibility. Wheelchairs, daily living aids, assistive technology for people with sensory disabilities, and that is just for starters.
Free workshops keep you in tune with the issues that most resonate with the Community. Learn about transition to Independance, Transport services, selecting the perfect mobility device, assistive listening device technology, and more.
Events and activities—the perfect complement to exhibits and education—is the entertainment. There was dancing and singing performances from The Tertiary Place, We Raise the Bar and Miraa House also Drumming & African Story telling by Multicap.
Guest Speakers- official opening by the Deputy Lord Mayor Cr. Adrian Schrinner and Keynote Speaker was the Hon. Tracy Davis, Minister for Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services. A great opportunity to catch up on the latest information available regarding the NDIS/Disability Care Australia, Public Trusteee, Qld State “Your Life Your Choice” program, and we were enspired by George Kambouris an Athlete with a disability talking about his Program “Living on Wheels” to help People with disability from age 3 manage their wheelchair, and enjoy some fun times. A full Transcrip of the Speach from Fiona Anderson from Every Australian Counts can be downloaded here. Disability Awareness and Expo_speech_fiona anderson_110913_final
We will once again be holding the Recognition Awards for those wonderful and deserving citizens in our community, so get your thinking caps on and let us know who you feel deserves to be recognised this year.
Our Generous Sponsors for the Raffle Prizes
Canon Pixma $30 dining Voucher $50 Voucher to Shop $40 Gift Voucher
Woolloongabba SouthSide Sport at Lenard’s Woolworths Mountain View