What is happening today

 

Gearing Up Expo Tailrace Launceston - 9th September

 

11 – 6  Doors open. With 50+ Exhibitors – with information, activities, and competitions and the Gearing Up Photographic Exhibition on display

12.15 – 12.45 Official Opening by Drisana Levitzke-Gray, 2015 Young Australian of the Year & the announcements of Photographic Competition Winner [Main Stage]

 

Performances & Activities

11 - 3.30 Happy Pics - Get your picture taken and have a say. Arts Access photographic and audio booth [Foyer]

11 - 6 TasTAFE Pop Up Shop [Foyer]

11 – 12 Play Cricket with Tasmanian Cricket [Sports area]

11.30 Keep the beat drumming workshop [Main stage]

1 - 1.30 Boccia with New Horizons Club [Front of stage]

1.30 - 2 All Abilities Activities New Horizons Club [Front of stage]

1 - 2 Try out a Recumbent bike (weather dependent) [Front of Tailrace]

1 – 2.30 Second Echo Ensemble interactive puppetry [Table 33a]

1 – 6 Play Cricket with Tasmanian Cricket [Sports Area]

2 – 2.30  Life Without Barriers Band [Main Stage]

2.30 You are invited to learn the dance for the ‘Happy FlashMob’ happening at 4.00pm Interweave Arts-Access Arts Link [Front of Stage]

 3.30 – 4.30 Second Echo Ensemble performances [Wandering]

4.00 – 4.15 ‘Happy FlashMob’ photo and audio display performed by the public & Interweave Arts-Access Arts Link [Front of Stage] 

  

Question & Answer Sessions

Sessions held in the Chapel

11.45-12.15 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 local Gearing Up Workplace Ambassadors.

1.30 – 2  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.

2.15 – 2.45 pm 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.

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 local Gearing Up Workplace Ambassadors

4 – 4.45pm How to be a savvy NDIS consumer – from a parents perspective

Hear from parents who have navigated the NDIS to get choice and control for their young person