The Deception Bay Peer Support Group is a group for people with disability, run by people with disability living in the Deception Bay area. Group Convenors Christine White and Kevin Willis host monthly meetings at the Deception Bay Darts Club.

The Deception Bay Peer Support Group talk about a range of topics such as emergency preparedness, services and supports, National Disability Insurance Scheme and social inclusion. They meet regularly socially for a BBQ on the Deception Bay foreshore. The group work with the community including local businesses and the Moreton Bay Regional Council to raise awareness around disability access and inclusion. They also hold events in the Deception Bay community such as shopping centre meet and greets and disability expos.

The group meet on the second Wednesday of the month at Deception Bay Darts Club, 32 Bayview Terrace, Deception Bay.

Call QDN on 1300 363 783 or email peersupport@qdn.org.au to find out more about these meetings.

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Watch the Deception Bay Peer Support Group digital story

Creating Inclusion: Enabling Adventure

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Click here for the QDN calendar. Type ‘Peer Support Group’ in the search area to find upcoming group meeting dates and times .

Four people standing behind another four people sitting at a table holding QDN resources. All wearing masks.

“What I love about the Deception Bay Peer Support Group is the social aspect and the fact that everyone is different. It is interesting to listen to their stories and different life experiences.”

Kevin Willis, Deception Bay

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