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Disability Community Event Grants

The Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Service has distributed over $140,000 in Disability Community Events Grants for events held during:

  • Disability Action Week (10–16 September 2017)
  • International Day of People with Disability (3 December 2017).

This year's events foster greater opportunities for people with disability to participate in the economic and social aspects of the community.

Funding recipients


  • Disability Support Queensland—Workability Expo
  • SpecialCare Central—Care Central Expo '17

Central Queensland

  • Livingstone Shire Council—Beach Day Out
  • STEPS Group Australia—Bundaberg Community Breakfast Forum
  • Excelcare Australia—Disability Week 2017
  • Bundaberg Regional Council—Options Day 2017
  • South Burnett CTC—Gumnut Place Community Benefit through Disability Employment
  • Gladstone Regional Council—Disability Action Week Festival

Far North Queensland

  • Douglas Shire Community Services Association—A Wheelie Good Day
  • Freshwater Tennis Club—Run and Roll Inclusive Tennis
  • Tully Support Centre—Tully and District International Day of People with a Disability
  • ARC Disability Services—Beats on the 'narde: Marching to the beat of our own drums
  • St Johns Community Care—St John's Community Care Disability Fun Day

North Coast

  • Parent to Parent Association Queensland—Social Enterprise Action Forum
  • Interact Australia—Unlocking the Barriers to Education
  • Cooloola Human Services Network—Opening Event for Disability Action Week
  • Sunshine Butterflies—Creating, Connecting and Collaborating Workshop
  • Caboolture Disability Support Network Inc.—Is Everybody Here Community Expo

North Queensland

  • Bowen Flexi Care—North Queensland Sports Ability Games
  • STEPS Group Australia—Townsville Community Breakfast Forum
  • Dancenorth—Let’s Dance
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Disability Network of Queensland—Deadly Options: Which Way?
  • Towers Players—All Abilities Choir
  • Townsville Community Learning Centre—Hear the Beat of My Drum - Drumbeat Circle
  • Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association Queensland—Let's create history! (Celebrating a proud 40 year history in North Qld)

South East Queensland

  • Benevolent Society—Gold Coast Inclusive Communities Expo
  • CPL: Choice, Passion, Life—Party Scene Themed Major Luncheon
  • Queensland Police-Citizens Youth Welfare Association and Beenleigh Police-Citizens Youth Club—Beenleigh PCYC Possibility Program Community Fun Day
  • Mudgeeraba Special School—Mudgeeraba Special School Rock Concert
  • Liberty Community Connect—Melted Crayon Art Showcase
  • FIRST—Disability Action Week Day

South West Queensland

  • Chinchilla Family Support Centre—Disability Action Week Community Morning Tea
  • KBH Enterprises—Disability Action Week Launch of KBH Green & New Location
  • Granite Belt Support Services—A Musical Tribute
  • Ipswich City Council—Fresh Futures Market
  • Anuha—Disability Action Week Disco
  • YellowBridge Queensland—Rainbow Choir: 'Sharing the Joy'
  • CPL: Choice, Passion, Life—Springfield All-Inclusive Fun Day

The department would like to thank all organisations who took the time to apply for a Disability Community Events Grant.

For more information on these and other events, please see the Community Event Calendar.

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Last updated:
4 July 2017
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