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Changing Lives Changing Communities Toowoomba

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From:Tuesday 21 May 2019
To:Thursday 11 October 2018
Time:9:00am - 04:00pm Tuesday 21 May 2019
Location:Toowoomba City Golf Club, South Street, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350 Australia

Changing Lives, Changing Communities – Toowoomba

What will it take to create a Toowoomba community where everyone contributes, matters, and belongs?

You are invited to a fantastic two day event coming up in Toowoomba on the 10th and & 11th of October. Everyone in the Toowoomba community is welcome to come along to this free forum. 

Bring a friend, bring a colleague. Changing Lives, Changing Communities - Toowoomba is your opportunity to be part of a movement for change towards an inclusive Toowoomba by 2030.

 Wednesday 10 October:  9:00am to 4:00pm

4:00pm to 6:00pm networking & community marketplace

Thursday 11 October:       9:00am to 4:00pm

Venue: City Golf Club, 254 South Street, Toowoomba

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is here and brings opportunities to build and shape inclusive, thriving communities. Changing Lives, Changing Communities - Toowoomba is about bringing together all parts of the community to co-create solutions to ensure people with disability are included in their community, and can access what they need like a place to call home, good health, transport, education, and a job. 

This event will focus on what we have achieved and what more we can do together.
During the two days we will discuss the stories we want to tell in our communities and how they can change the outcomes for people with disability and people everywhere. Then we will work through a process to create the movement for change.
This will be a hands-on session, drawing from the strength and wisdom in the room, to develop a vision and key actions for change.

Click here to find out more about the event, and register to attend. Registrations through the QCOSS website.

At the end of day one (between 4pm – 6pm), there will be a Community Marketplace where mainstream and community providers will be invited to showcase what they do and their inclusive services.  We also welcome any social enterprises to be part of this exciting marketplace! Register for the marketplace here. Remember to also register for the event, as well as the marketplace, if you plan to come along and set up a stall.

QCOSS, Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN) and the Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland (ADCQ) are working together to drive social change! We want all people in Queensland to enjoy a high quality of life and have access to opportunities that make this possible – quality education, accessible and affordable housing, and transport, meaningful employment, quality health and a thriving, connected community.
Changing Lives, Changing Communities – Toowoomba is funded through Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) National Readiness Grants - National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) –  a partnership between QDN, QCOSS and ADCQ and supported by Toowoomba Regional Council. 

Toowoomba City Golf Club
South Street
Entry charges - AdultFree event
Entry charges - ChildFree event
Entry charges - ConcessionFree event
Entry charges - FamilyFree event
Entry charges - GroupFree event
Entry charges - StudentFree event
Contact phone 1300 363 783
Booking informationFollow this link to register for the two day forum, and/or the community marketplace:
Event website
Contact organisationQueenslanders with Disability Network
Is food and drink available?Yes
Are toilets available?Yes
Is there disabled access?Yes
Fully accessible venue


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