Celebration of Ability

City of Playford's annual Celebration of Ability event is happening on 7 December 2017.

The event coincides with ‘International Day of People with a Disability’ which is on 3 December annually and is all about celebrating the achievements and contributions of people with disability in the Playford community.

The ‘International Day of People with Disability Mayoral Awards’ will be presented at the event.  They recognise and acknowledge the outstanding achievements of people with disability in the local community, or a person or organisation who has made a significant contribution to the disability sector.

These awards are open to anyone who lives, works or plays within the City of Playford and has a lived experience of disability or works in the disability field who has made an achievement in any of the following categories:

  • Personal Development
  • Business / Employment / Education
  • Sports / Recreation / Arts
  • Community Service

Barkuma are a gold sponsor of this event. 

Barkuma is a member based, not-for-profit organisation that provides a range of services to assist people with disability to live, work and be included in the community. For over 50 years, Barkuma has worked alongside people with disability to find rewarding jobs, learn new skills, explore their talents, and be included in the community. Barkuma provides services to over 800 people, making it one of the largest disability organisations in South Australia. Services include open and supported employment, transition services, accommodation and respite, training, counselling, advocacy and support. We provide our services across South Australia including the Adelaide metropolitan area, including Northern Adelaide as well as the Barossa, Light and Lower North regions.

For further information please view the Fact Sheet in the side bar or contact Janine Anderson on 8256 0224 or janderson@playford.sa.gov.au

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