Deception Bay LSG ‘Out and About in Our Community and Beyond Expo’

Congratulations to Deception Bay Local Support Group for hosting yet another very successful Expo Celebrating Disability Awareness on 13 September 2018 at Market Square Deception Bay.  The Deception Bay LSG were successful in receiving $1900 sponsorship from the Moreton Bay Regional Council, with 17 stall holders joining in the

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E-Blast – Launch of QDN Hot Topics Digital Stories at Griffith Film School, Southbank as part of Disability Action Week

QDN was pleased to co-host with Griffith University, the launch of the Hot Topics Local Support Group Digital Stories as part of Disability Action Week on Tuesday 11 September 2018. The digital stories are a collection of individual and group

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Brisbane Hot Topics Digital Story Launch – Disability Action Week

Brisbane Hot Topics Local Support Group is nearing the completion of its digital story project. With the help of staff and students from Griffith University, they have developed our personal stories about how they have influenced change and dealt with challenges in their lives.  They are also developing a Brisbane Hot Topics group story. As part of this, they identified their many achievements since Hot Topics began and then voted on the key ones they wished to include in a group story. Highlights included the first housing forum, work speaking up so that people with intellectual disability have a voice in the governance of bodies and organisations, speaking up at the Roundtable for People with Intellectual Disabilities and their visit to the ABC which stimulated our interest in sharing our stories. Their key message is that they want to be seen, heard and listened to by government, politicians, and community members – in fact, Brisbane Hot Topics want everyone to know they are here!

As part of Disability Action Week, this group will be launching the digital stories at Griffith University Southbank cinema at 10.00am on September 11. Brisbane Hot Topics want to thank everyone who has assisted them in making this project such a success.

15 Brisbane Hot Topics members standing outside the QDN office, all looking very happy.
Photo: Brisbane Hot Topics members that were involved in developing the digital stories