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Walking Football
Wednesday 03/08/2016
Flemington Community Centre in partnership with Melbourne City Football Club will host a weekly football program for people aged 50 years and beyond, and for people with disability or mobility issues. Walking Football is a modified version of the game (soccer). In essence, it is soccer with no running and no contact. A great way to stay fit and meet new people.
YMCA Weekend Escapes
Wednesday 03/08/2016
We all need to escape sometimes. It helps us to relax, have fun and recharge our batteries. YMCA Weekend Escape aims to do just this by providing weekend residential camps for adults with a disability
Sport and Recreation
Wednesday 03/08/2016
Disability Sport & Recreation provides and promotes sport and recreation opportunities for people with disabilities throughout Victoria. People with disabilities can engage in many different types of sport and recreation pursuits. For most sports, if the activity doesn’t work for all abilities, it can usually be adapted to enable everyone to participate. There are sport and recreation activities available to suits all types of disabilities, level of ability and activity interests.
Monday 04/07/2016
NDIS4Kids has been created in partnership with Association for Children with a Disability, Amaze (Autism Victoria) and Deaf Children Australia to provide the information you need to map your journey of accessing services that support the learning and development of your child.
NAIDOC Week 2016
Monday 04/07/2016
NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life. The week is a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities and to support your local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
SPECTROSPECTIVE: Stories of Autism 2016
Tuesday 05/04/2016
Amaze invited those living on the spectrum, and their families and their supporters, to share their very individual stories of autism via the creation of their own short film.


EARS - emergency assistance
Wednesday 11/05/2016
Emergency After-Hours Response Service for people living in northern, eastern and western metropolitan Melbourne


New app to help accessibility for commuters who have a hearing or vision disability
Wednesday 11/05/2016
If you are caring for someone with a hearing or vision disability, a new app called ‘Stop Here’ will help train commuting to be more accessible."The ‘Stop Here' app tracks where a person is on the network and alerts via See, Hear or Feel - a notification on screen, a noise alert or through vibration - when nearing the station."