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Finalists last year, winners in 2020! The Picnic in the Park event for International Day of People with Disability won the Award for Community Event of the Year at Blacktown City Council’s Australia Day event on 26th January, 2020. Congratulations to the Committee and all who supported and participated Picnic in the Park. DSA’s Sue
2019 was a special year for DSA’s flagship events in celebration of International Day of People with Disability. Picnic in the Park at Lake Alexandra in the Southern Highlands and at Blacktown Showground were a success as people with disability, their families and carers, and the community came together to enjoy a day of fun.
DSA was honoured to be a ‘Finalist’ in the ‘Organisation of the Year’ category at the 2019 Blacktown City Disability Awards. Monique Manning from the Employment Solutions team was also recognised as a ‘Finalist’ in the ‘Community Advocate of the Year’ category. The ‘Finalist’ award is well-deserved recognition of Monique’s dedication as she has worked
Petro and Yoawaluk at AccessAbility Day placement DSA’s Employment Solutions team supported AccessAbility Day 2019 with six enthusiastic participants from the DES program achieving valuable experience through job placements. AccessAbility Day is an Australian Government initiative in which jobseekers with disability work in a hands-on environment for a day.Participants Pietro and Yoawaluk spent a day