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Disability Action Week 2017

Disability Action Week is all about empowering people with ​disabilities and improving access and inclusion throughout the community! 
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Celebrate Disability Action Week with CPL!

At CPL, we've got big ideas for your big plans and Disability Action Week is ​the perfect time to shine a light on how you do that every day.

During the week, CPL services are holding a range of community events and activities across the state. From BBQ's and Amazing Races to Art exhibitions and musical exhibitions, we can't wait to celebrate with you! 


Join in on the week long celebration​ at an event near you!


Everybody has a Role to Play!

Join us for an inclusive art workshop (presented by Satellite Arts), gold coin sausage sizzle and discussions from guest speakers Kylie Harms from CPL, Malcolm Roach from ECHO and Irene Chapman from TRC Disability Access and Inclusion Committee.

Date:
Wednesday 13 September 2017

Time:
11:00am - 12:00pm

Location:
Platypus Park, Atherton-Herberton Road, Atherton

RSVP:
Monday 11 September 2017

Call 4041 4544 or join your local event on Facebook!

Creative Fun Day

Join us for a Creative Fun Day filled with music, arts and activities to celebrate Disability Action Week. Don’t miss out on a game of Boccia against our competitive and skilled clients.

Date: Wednesday 13 September 2017

Time: 10am - 12pm

Location: CPL's Ashgrove service, 226 Coopers Camp Road, Ashgrove

Call 3366 7565 or join your local event on Facebook!

CPL's Olympics

Join us for CPL’s Olympics as clients go head to head in a range of activities to celebrate Disability Action Week! Don’t miss out on the BBQ, games and prizes!

Date:
​Tuesday 12 September 2017

Time:
10am - 2pm

Location:
CPL's Hillcrest Service, 1-3 106 Peverell Street, Hillcrest 

Call 3809 6700 or join your local event on Facebook!

Lunch and Learn!

Join CPL and Mylestones Employement for a FREE sausage sizzle and chat to celebrate Disability Action Week.

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2017

Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm

Location: Jeays Street Community Centre, 12 Jeays Street, Bowen Hills

Call 3252 4766 or join your local event on Facebook!

Garden & Maintenance Crew Launch

Check out what our Garden & Maintenance Crews have to offer you during Disability Action Week. CPL’s Mylestones Solutions is a Disability Social Enterprise specialising in commercial & residential garden maintenance & landscaping for commercial businesses.

Date:
​Friday 15 September 2017

Time:
12:30pm - 2:30pm

Location:
Cairns City Library, 151 Abbott St, Cairns City QLD 4870

Call 4041 4544 or join your local event on Facebook!

Luncheon

Join us for a luncheon and wander around our markets to celebrate Disability Action Week. Don’t miss out on the beautiful hand made goods made by our talented artists.
 
Date:
Friday 15 September 2017
 
Time:
10am - 3pm

Location:
CPL's Capalaba Service, 21 Degen Road, Capalaba 

Call 3917 7777 or join your local event on Facebook!


Live and Local

Join us for a sausage sizzle and live music to celebrate Disability Action Week. Don’t miss out on the fun and the chance to play the Paralympic sport, Boccia.
 
Date:
Tuesday 12 September 2017
 
Time:
10am - 3pm

Location:
Capalaba Place (outside Library) 16-20 Noeleen Street, Capalaba

Call 3394 6400 or join your local event on Facebook!

Lunch and Learn!

Join CPL and Mylestones Employement for a FREE sausage sizzle and chat to celebrate Disability Action Week.

Date: Monday 11 September 2017

Time: 1pm - 4:00pm

Location:  Picabeen, 22 Hoben Street, Mitchelton

Call 3252 4766 or join your local event on Facebook!

Come and Try Days

Join us for a week of activities showcasing what’s on offer in Gladstone to celebrate Disability Action Week. Don’t miss out on a game of Boccia, bring out your dramatic side in a Screech Arts workshop or come along to our music group.
 
Date:
Across the week, the local team is running a range of activities so you can find something you love!

Time:
Check in with the local team to find out.

Location:
CPL's Gladstone Service, 62 Toolooa Street, Gladstone QLD 4680

Call 4976 9929 or join your local event on Facebook!

Amazing Race

Solve riddles in the Amazing Race around Hervey Bay to celebrate Disability Action Week. Don’t miss out on an interactive DIY garden workshop, sensory activities and music.
 
Date:
​Wednesday 13 September 2017

Time:
10am - 1:30pm

Location:
Bill Fraser Park, Torquay Esplanade, Hervey Bay 

Call 4197 3600 or join your local event on Facebook!​

Maroochydore’s Try Something New Day!

Join us as we showcase what’s on offer at CPL in Maroochydore to celebrate Disability Action Week. Don’t miss out on a BBQ, Screech Arts performance, Boccia and live music.

Date: Thursday 14 September 2017

Time: 10am - 1pm

Location: North Shore Community Centre, 701 David Low Way, Mudjimba

Call​ 5430 1600 or join your local event on Facebook!​

Beach Day Out

Join us at the CPL tent at the Beach Day Out to celebrate Disability Action Week. Don’t miss out on seeing our under the sea sensory hub. Build sandcastles, go fishing and join in our Screech Arts workshop.

Date:
Friday 15 September 2017

Time:
9am - 2pm

Location:
Bell Park, Emu Park

Call 4927 5655 or join your local event on Facebook!

Dinner and Dance!

Join us for a dance and indulge in our canapé dinner to celebrate Disability Action Week. Don’t miss out on purchasing one of the artworks created by the talented artists at CPL.

Date:

Friday 15 September 2017

Time:
5:30pm - 8:30pm

Location:
CPL's Southport Service, 55 Ridgeway Avenue, Southport 

Call 5531 9000 or join your local event on Facebook!

Come and Try Day!

Join us for a Come and Try Day filled with pour art, a Screech Arts taster, sausage sizzle and music program taster to celebrate Disability Action Week.

Date: Wednesday 13 September 2017

Time: 10am - 2:00pm

Location:
CPL's Springfield service, 6/8 Commercial Drive, Springfield

Call 3818 7379 or join your local event on Facebook!​

Coffee and Cake!

Join us for coffee and cake to celebrate Disability Action Week. Don’t forget to check out the products made by CPL clients in the Hub while you’re there.

Date: ​Tuesday 12 September 2017

Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm

Location: 
Mylestones Printing 3/503 Gympie Road, Strathpine​

Call 3881 2881 or join your local event on Facebook!​

Fun Fiesta!

Join us for live performances by Tony Dee and the talented Screech Arts group. Plus loads of fun including face painting and a balloon sculpture to celebrate Disability Action Week. Don’t forget to bring your spare change for a wood fired pizza, sausage sizzle and hand made goods.
 
Date: Tuesday 12 September 2017

Time: 5pm - 8pm

Location: CPL's Toowoomba service, 21-25 Scott Street, Toowoomba

 Call 4688 9400 or join your local event on Facebook!​

Opportunities for All afternoon!

Join us for an afternoon of DIY workshops! Make your own planter box, learn to silk screen and get to know our Garden Crew as we celebrate Disability Action Week. Don’t forget to check out the market stall with bespoke products made by CPL clients.

Date:
​Monday 11 September 2017

Time:
2pm - 4pm

Location:
CPL's Townsville Service, Shop 4B, 4 High Range Drive, Thuringowa Central QLD 4817

RSVP before 6 September 2017 by calling 4799 9600 or join your local event on Facebook!

To find out more simply call 1800 275 753, join your local event on Facebook ​or visit your local service!