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Dinner “Active Citizenship” on 9 November in Huonville

Our new dinner is in the pipeline! Soon you will get an invite to come and join us for a dinner in Huonville. We have 4 keen members who had a great weekend in Launceston attending the amazing conference organised by Speak Out called “Right Time – Right Now! They will tell you what they have… Continue Reading

Speak Out Conference Right Time – Right Now

Speak Out’s annual conference is an event worthwhile attending. There’s a great line-up of sessions for self advocates, families and support workers that includes: David Corner from Empower Us in New Zealand, Libbi Cunningham from 1800RESPECT, WWDA sharing the Australian Committee report and feedback from the UN on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women that… Continue Reading

Housing in the Huon

Do you have a child who is interested in living independently? Are you not in a hurry? Do you like to live in the Huon? We are forming a group of interested families, identify each needs and interests and take it from there. This is the early stage of a longer process to develop housing… Continue Reading

You+Me=Community Festival

You+Me=Community Festival

  The You+Me=Community Festival was a great success. Between 300 and 400 people enjoyed the day with 70 people particiating in the You+Me Challenge. Overall people who came enjoyed themselves with the You+Me Challenge as a populair way of entertainment. When asked if the Festival has changed your view on disability, one quote stood out:… Continue Reading

Gaming nights in Huonville

OAK-Possability organises gaming nights at the Catholic Church in Ranelagh to give young people the opportunity to make friends and have fun. The evenings are on a fortnightly bases and are open for anybody who wants to game. A small donation is needed for those without a NDIS approved plan. For more information: click here. To… Continue Reading

Friday night dinners

HDN invites families, local businesses and service providers to join us for free dinners. Our next dinner is planned for October this year and will be about skill development to become an active citizen. Please call Mirjam Holthuis for more information: 0427 325 264 For service providers a small fee of $20 is appreciated. Continue Reading