Stories & Events - Northcott

July School Holiday Activities - Primary

Event date: 13 July 2017 , Comments

These school holidays we have an activity to suit everyone's interest! From riding scooters to going to the theatre, you can join us on an adventure these holidays!  Click here to register your expression of interest Please note: A minimum of six children are needed per outing to run the event If you require additional… See event details

July School Holiday Activities – Teens

Date: 14 July 2017

These school holidays we have an activity to suit everyone’s interest! If you are under the age of 18 and in High School, then we want you to come and join us for some school holiday fun! Please note: If you require additional support a personalised quote will be made for you. A minimum of See event details

Valuable Vivid visiting tips!

The largest festival of its kind in the world, Vivid Sydney shines from 26 May to 17 June 2017.  Sydney’s multi award-winning festival of light, music and ideas presents another innovative and awe-inspiring creative program over 23 days. Vivid organisers are also committed to delivering an accessible and inclusive event suitable for everyone. Northcott has Read more...

Lights! Vivid! Outing!

Date: 29 May 2017

Join Northcott for a supported outing to explore and take in the sights and sounds of the Vivid Sydney Festival. Participants will meet Northcott staff at Parramatta Wharf (Charles Street) to take the 3.35pm ferry to Circular Quay. Together the group will visit light installations around Circular Quay and Sydney Opera House before walking to See event details

Rainbow Meet Up

Date: 10 June 2017

Due to demand, Northcott is introducing a new social group called Rainbow Meet Up. The group is designed for people aged 18+ with disability who identify as LGBTIQ and aims to offer you: Opportunities to meet other people with disability who identify as LGBTIQ Enjoyable social activities with new friends you will meet at the See event details

High School Athletics Carnival

Date: 6 September 2017

Come and smash a dash with us at our annual High School interschool athletics carnival. It is an opportunity for teenagers with disability from across Greater Sydney to come together to: Compete against other students in races, obstacle courses and field events Represent your school or join the Combined School Team Make new friends and See event details

Have a say in our future direction!

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) launched in many areas across NSW from 1 July last year and will launch in remaining areas from 1 July 2017.  Eventually, all Northcott customers will be affected by the NDIS. Northcott wants to gain an understanding of your view of the scheme and how you see Northcott working Read more...

Happy Mother’s Day!

With Mother’s Day coming up this Sunday we thought it was the perfect time to chat to one of our long term customers, Sandy Moylan, about what it’s been like for her being a mum with disability. Sandy lives with cerebral palsy and her husband Brad lives with spina bifida. The couple met while doing Read more...

National Volunteer Week

National volunteer week is a nationwide celebration that recognises the 6 million Australian’s who volunteer in their free time. Every year students, professionals and ex-staff all choose to volunteer for Northcott. To commemorate these individuals and the start of national volunteer week, we asked a few of our volunteers what volunteering means to them.  Read more...

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