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Below is a snap shot of some of the access good news stories from our local area!

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New inclusive spinner at Pioneer's Park

An inclusive spinner is now in place at Pioneers Park! This spinner provides play activities for children of all abilities. A shade umbrella will also be installed.

September is Dementia Awareness Month

Dementia Awareness Month is held from 1 September to 30 September nationwide.

The theme for the month is Creating a Dementia-Friendly Nation.

The goal is to encourage Australians to become dementia-aware, have a better understanding of what it is like for a person to live with dementia, and ultimately be encouraged to create communities where people with dementia are supported to live a high quality of life with meaning, purpose and value.

Watch the video below to find out more:


access gala dayAll Abilities Gala Day

More than 30 players from Balmain and Marrickville teams + ten buddies (volunteers) turned out in late March 2015 for the season-opening Gala Day of the All Abilities Soccer competition.

It was a triumph! The competition tripled in size from last year. Kids whose parents did not expect them to participate, took to the field with gusto.



Supported swingSupported Swing is a Hit

A local enjoying the new supported swing in the Evans Jones Playground.