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FEBRUARY HOH OUTING - LETS GO SURFING AT THE DISABLED SURF CARNIVAL AT COLLAROY 

DATE: Saturday 23rd  February 2019
TIME: 10AM at the beach, pick up times to be advised.

PLACE: Collaroy Beach
PRICE: $20 Registration for participants, Lunch and drinks are included.
BRING ALONG: Towel, Sunglasses, Hat, SPF30 Sun Protection, Swimmers and something to drink on the journey to Collaroy.

We have had painful cases of sunburn in the past so please take care.

This is one of our favourite outings and always a fun day so get yourself organised and come along. 

If you need transport from anywhere in Sydney contact Janne. Pickups will start early so that we can make it to the beach by 10AM. BUT - it is necessary to contact Janne ASAP if you are going, to give her a chance of organizing transport. 

You can ring/text Janne on mobile 0432 570 210 or email to janneb@iinet.net.au 

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DBA(NSW) ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, - DBA(NSW)

VENUE: DBA Office, 29 Burwood Rd CONCORD 2137

Lunch 12:00, Meeting1:30pm Saturday 16th March 2019.

We are sorry that this had to be postponed – we sent out messages to all cancelling 2ndFebruary, which was disappointing. This is now an invitation to everyone to join us at our 2019 AGM.  We hope that we have many Deafblind people, Ushers people and all other members as well, please join us on the 16th March.

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NDIS COMMUNITY ACCESS NETWORK for people who are deaf or hard of hearing

Do you need support with your NDIS plan? 

Do you want to learn with others about the NDIS and build your confidence? 

 

City of Canterbury Bankstown, NDIS and St Vincent De Paul are hosting this network meeting.

When: Tuesday 5th February

Time: 4.00pm - 6.00pm

Where:  Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre, 80 Rickard Rd BANKSTOWN

RSVP: text: 0466 004 906

            email: chafica.heseltine@ndis.gov.au 

AUSLAN INTERPRETERS PRESENT

Light refreshments will be provided

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NSW SENIORS FESTIVAL

Each year NSW celebrates seniors.  This year Seniors' Week is 13 - 24 February. 

There is a range of activities including a Seniors Festival and the Premier's Gala Concert. 

Details of the Gala Concert are:

Premier’s Gala Concerts

Tickets for the 2019 Premier's Gala Concerts are now available.

To find out how to book follow this link   www.seniorsfestival.nsw.gov.au/events/premiers-gala-concerts or call 1300 130 613.

Australia's leading lady of musical theatre, Marina Prior will be performing alongside country music singer Adam Brand. They'll be joined on stage by Casey Donovan, Tim Campbell, Lonnie Lee, Jacob Neale and Victor Martinez Parada. 

When: Thursday 14 and Friday 15 February 2019

Where: ICC Theatre, International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney, 14 Darling Drive Sydney NSW 2000

Four concerts will be held over two days during the NSW Seniors Festival:

Concert 1 – Thursday 14 February, 11:15am

Concert 2 – Thursday 14 February, 2:45pm

Concert 3 – Friday 15 February, 11:15am

Concert 4 – Friday 15 February, 2:45pm

If you're heading to the Premier's Gala Concerts, don't forget to visit us next door at the NSW Seniors Festival Expo.

Canterbury Banksown also have a range of activities which include: 

  • a Seniors Festival Concert
  • Bus trups to Bowral
  • Tea, dance and fiesta at the arts centre
  • Library talks and workshops
  • Meals on Wheels volunteer's concert
  • Guided walking tour of Sylvan Grove Native Gardens

Follow this link for bookings and more details www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/events/seniors-festival

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 Hunter Deafblind Group launched two locally made videos on Thursday August 9, 2018. 

View them here youtu.be/WgYht3xe-Lc
youtu.be/vGqm5ciIe30

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