Disability Arts News

15 December 2014

Access information for Stella Young’s memorial at Melbourne Town Hall

A public memorial service will be held at 11am on Friday 19 December to rejoice in the life, achievements and legacy of the fabulously dishonourable comedian, journalist and disability activist Stella Young.

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8 December 2014

Vale Stella Young

Comedian, journalist, disability advocate and beloved member of the Arts Access Victoria family, Stella Young passed away on Sunday 7 December 2014 at the age of 32. Here is our tribute to the one and only Stella.

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5 November 2014

Sync Leadership: a wrap-up

In late October, three Melbourne artists participated in Sync Leadership training – an intensive five-day residency training program led by Jo Verrent, a UK-based artist, producer and consultant with disability who specialises in the development of diversity and access.

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24 September 2014

Resource bank gets makeover

Arts Access Victoria welcomes Pam Marshall to its industry development team. Our industry development work supports arts and cultural organisations to improve access to the arts for people with disability, and increase their capacity to plan for disability inclusion.

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24 September 2014

Victorian recipients of Sync Leadership Training

The Australia Council has announced Victorian producer and director Janice Florence and associate director Sophie Sheriff as successful recipients of its Sync Leadership Training program for leaders with disability.

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23 September 2014

Melbourne Fringe Festival – Access All Areas

Arts Access Victoria has partnered with Melbourne Fringe to imagine what a vibrant, truly accessible, wholly inclusive Festival might look like – and to put in place the plans to make this aspiration a reality.

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23 September 2014

Art, Sport, Health and Recreation collide

Arts Access Victoria in partnership with Arts Centre Melbourne presented a hugely successful professional development program where cultural attitudes about disability awareness and inclusion were explored in the context of arts, health, sport and recreation, and education.

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11 September 2014

$4 million boost for aids and equipment

An additional 2,000 people with a disability will receive immediate support to purchase aids and equipment as a result of a $4 million funding boost from the Victorian Coalition Government.

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11 September 2014

My Place in Dandenong

Come and join Nebula: My Place in Dandenong for two weeks of art making!

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27 August 2014

Artstop SRS Studios awarded Moreland City Council’s Community Grant 2014-15

The grant will enable AAV to host an Artstop SRS Studio Open Day, in partnership with The Olive Way Drop-In Centre, Brunswick Uniting Church and the Moreland Inclusive Arts Hub.

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