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Volunteering Services Australia Celebrates Inclusion and Acceptance for Everyone

By November 29, 2018 No Comments

On December 3rd 2018, Volunteering Services Australia will be celebrating inclusion and acceptance for everybody on International Day of People with Disabilities.

International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPWD) is a United Nations sanctioned day which aims to bring awareness and highlight the achievements of those with a disability. This is an important day that symbolises the actions we should all take every day in order to create diverse and accepting communities.

This year, Volunteering Services Australia became a proud partner of International Day of People with Disabilities and will be holding their own celebrations for the day, encouraging all NDIS providers and their clients to attend.

“Volunteering Services Australia is very passionate about helping IDPWD achieve their objectives for mainstream integration and allowing people with disabilities to accomplish their goals and aspirations. We encourage members of the community to attend our IDPWD celebrations on December 3rd to help spread awareness about inclusion and allow the Gold Coast to become a leading example of mainstream integration in Australia,” said Simon Nugus, CEO of Volunteering Services Australia.

The event will be held on Monday, 3 December from 10am to 2pm at Broadwater Parklands Dudgeon Park. The event will include a free sausage sizzle for all guests as well as free entertainment including live music face painting, a magician and special guests throughout the day.

Volunteering Services Australia is an initiative of Volunteering Gold Coast. It is the largest volunteer resource centre in Australia and is one of the three largest community transport operators in the country. With outreaches in the Gold Coast. West Moreton (Ipswich/Jimboomba) and Launceston, Tasmania.

Media Contact: Nicole Smith p: (07) 5526 0688 m: 0439 929 655 e: nicole.smith@vsaustralia.org.au