Category: Events

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The OC Connections 26th Charity Golf Day

12 May 2022

Tickets are now on sale for the OC Connections’ 26th Charity Golf Day at the Melbourne Metropolitan Golf Club. When: Monday 11 July, 2022 (7:30am and 12:30pm shotgun starts) What:18 hole Ambrose tournamentLunch and refreshmentsPrizes and Competitions Who: Anyone who likes a round of golf

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April is World Autism Awareness Month

6 April 2022

April is World Autism Awareness Month and we’d like to support the call out from Aspect (Autism Spectrum Australia) and help foster a world of understanding and acceptance for Autism and autistic people, not just awareness. Aspect celebrated World Autism Understanding Day on 2 April and we’d like to continue the push for increased undertanding […]

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National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) relaxed sessions for all

31 March 2022

The NGV (National Gallery of Victoria) is now hosting relaxed sessions. They are encouraging all visitors who could benefit from a quieter experience to come along and enjoy a variety of upcoming exhibitions. What does this mean for you? There will be fewer people, reduced sensory stimuli and a much calmer environment for you to […]

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Melbourne Disability Expo 1st-2nd April 2022

23 March 2022

The Melbourne Disability Expo is back! This event links people living with disabilities with product and service providers and resources by way of presentations from industry experts. OC Connections will be there and you can visit us at stand number 125 to learn more about support services. When: Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd April 2022Time: […]

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NDIS Victoria Metro Rally

21 March 2022

With the NDIS is at a crossroads: people’s plans and supports are being cut. We need to defend our NDIS. Every Australian Counts and Teamwork Works are partnering up to hold joint online community rallies all across Australia, to make sure the NDIS is front and centre when the federal election comes. Join online and be part of […]

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Free events for unpaid carers

23 January 2022

Are you an unpaid carer looking for free events for fun, relaxation and social connection? Until June 2022, Central Bayside Community Health will provide eligible carers with respite support, allowing them to participate in up to 20 hours of FREE respite events and activities. This support is available to unpaid carers providing informal support to […]

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‘Tis the season to continue to put people first: why we won’t be selling trees again this year

25 November 2021

2021 has proven to be another extraordinary year for all of Victoria and especially our staff, participants and their families.  We’ve continued to work hard and adapt to the continual changes that COVID-19 has caused to ensure the safety of our OCC community and we will continue to do so for as long as we are faced with this virus.   Even […]

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Your Voice Your Choice conference

12 October 2021

Don’t miss the Disability Trust ‘Your Voice Your Choice’ conference this Friday 15 October 2021, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm AEDT.  The Key Note Speaker will be the inspiring Nas Campanella, Disability Affairs Reporter for the ABC. Other speakers include Martin Hoffman, Chief Executive Officer from the NDIA and Liz Callaghan, Chief Executive Officer of Carers Australia.  Hosted online on October […]

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NDIS COVID-19 Information Session

5 October 2021

The National Disability Insurance Agency would like to invite participants, their families and support networks to a free, online information session about COVID-19 across Australia. Event details: Hosted by NDIS National Disability Insurance SchemeThursday, 14 October 2021, 18:00-19:00Register for the event here Information provided at this session will cover the NDIS supports available for participants […]

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