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Disability Action Week Community Festival

From:Saturday 14 September 2019
To:Saturday 14 September 2019
Time:10:00am - 03:00pm Saturday 14 September 2019
Location:Civic square, Victoria Street, Toowoomba, QLD Australia

Interested in participating?

The Regional Access & Disability Advisory Committee is finalising preparations for the festival and are calling on all interested community groups, businesses and service providers to complete and submit an Expression of interest application before 5pm on 9 August.


Date: 10am – 3pm, Saturday 14 September

Locations: Toowoomba City Library Civic Precinct & City Annex

Event highlights:

  • The festival will kick off at 10am with community panel discussions followed by the guest speaker Dr Dinesh Palipana in the City Annex.
  • Outside entertainment will commence from 11am in the Civic Precinct with stallholders, live entertainment and a petting zoo.
  • 'Emerge' will be onsite providing catering and will be cooking up a free sausage sizzle from 12pm – 2pm.
  • 'Ben & Co' will be on hand for your coffee needs and will be providing a free medium sized coffee from 12pm – 1pm.
  • Disability awareness activities will start from 2pm and conclude at 3pm in the multi-purpose room on level 3 Toowoomba City Library.


City Annex

  • 9.30am: Annex doors open
  • 10.30am: Community panel 1 commences
  • 11.30am: Community panel 2 commences
  • 12.30pm: Community panel 2 concludes with short 15 minute break    
  • 12.45pm: Guest speaker commences
  • 1.45pm: Guest speaker concludes

Toowoomba Library Civic Precinct

  • 9am: Stallholders & petting zoo set up
  • 11am: Outside events commence
  • 12pm – 2pm: Free sausage sizzle
  • 12pm – 1pm: Free coffee
  • 12pm – 3pm: Stallholders, live performances and petting zoo
  • 2pm – 3pm: Disability awareness activities
Civic square
Victoria Street
Entry charges - AdultFree
Entry charges - ChildFree
Contact phone 131 872
Booking information
Contact organisationToowoomba Regional Council
Is food and drink available?Yes
Are toilets available?Yes
Is there disabled access?Yes


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