Gearing Up Expo Burnie 16th September

Doors open 11 –4 With 50+ Exhibitors – with information, activities, and competitions

 Gearing Up PhotographicExhibition on display

 12.15 – 12.45                                   

Official Opening by Mayor of Burnie City Council, Anita Dow and Gearing Up Ambassador Judy Huett Announcements of Photographic Competition Winner [Main Stage]

 Performances & Activities

11.30 – 12.15 Sophie Crane piano and vocals [Main Stage]

11 – 12 Play Cricket with Tasmanian Cricket (weather dependent) 

12pm Second Echo Ensemble performance [wandering]

12.30 - 1 Family music group (aimed at parents with young children) [Town Hall Foyer]

1 - 2 Dingos perform on the Main stage

1 – 2.30 Second Echo Ensemble interactive puppetry [Braddon Hall Foyer]

1 – 2 Play Cricket with Tasmanian Cricket (weather dependent) [Outside in forecourt]

 2 – 2.30 Entertainer from Encore Performing Arts Studio [Main stage]

 2.30 – 3 Second Echo Ensemble performances [Wandering] 

Question & Answer Sessions

11.15-11.45 Careers in the Disability Sector

Are you interested in a career in the disability sector?

Hear about job growths, and stories from those who work directly with people with disability.

This session is presented by Ivan Neville from the Department of Employment, Canberra and Gearing Up Workplace Ambassadors. [Q & A area]

1– 1.30 Accessing Accommodation under the NDIS

If you or someone you care for is thinking about moving out hear how the NDIS can help you live the life you want from a leading service provider.   Possability have worked with a number of individuals and families to develop innovative independent living options.

 [Q & A area]

2 – 2.30 Technology and the NDIS - opportunities in the 'new world'

Technology has come a long way in short period of time. Meet Ailisa to hear about what may be possible for you or someone you care for, using new technologies that are transforming lives.

Ailsa Lesley is an Occupational Therapist from St Giles - Participate Assistive Technologies Program.

 [Q & A area]

3 – 3.30 pm Careers in the Disability Sector

Are you interested in a career in the disability sector?

Hear about job growths, and stories from those who work directly with people with disability.

This session is presented by Ivan Neville from the Department of Employment, Canberra and Gearing Up Workplace Ambassadors.

[Q & A area]