International Day of People with Disability 2018

30 November 2018 International Day of People with Disability – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Amber Hall International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is a United Nations sanctioned day celebrated on Monday 3 December every year. The aim of the day is to “increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate…

Social Inclusion Week 2018

28 November 2018 Social Inclusion Week – By Interchange Australia Marketing Manager, Joseph Lyons 2018 marks the 10th anniversary celebration of Social Inclusion Week. Social Inclusion Week runs from 24th November to 2nd December. Social Inclusion Week was created by Dr Jonathon Welch AM with the aim to assist all Australians to feel included and…

Assisting People with Cognitive Impairment

21 November 2018 Assisting People with Cognitive Impairment – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Wendy Hughes Thankfully in our communities we are becoming more aware of the needs of people with dementia, both young and old. However, they still sometimes experience strange looks, reactions and comments when out and about. The recent Invictus Games opened many…

Interchange Australia Christmas Night

  Join the Stage Fright Players for a special Interchange Australia Christmas Night, as they perform an original production of “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.” Following the Stage Fright Players Performance, The Hidden Wonders will delight the audience with a special performance of acoustic Christmas Carols. Date: Friday 30th November 2018 Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm…

Narellan Garden Party

Interchange Australia request the pleasure of your company to celebrate the unveiling of the first stage of our backyard blitz project! Join us for a delicious home-made morning tea and light refreshments. Play games on the new lawn and enjoy a variety of musical performances! Date: Thursday 22nd November 2018 Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm Venue: Interchange Australia Narellan…

Sensory Awareness: Aids for Poor Eyesight

14 November 2018 Sensory Awareness: Aids for Poor Eyesight – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Suzanne Eustace Every day, 28 Australians are diagnosed with permanent vision loss – of those, 9 will become blind. Guide Dogs NSW/ACT can supply participants with mobility aids that enable or improve independent travel. Importantly, their orientation and mobility specialists can assist and…