International Day of People with Disability

Join STAR in celebrating the International Day of People with Disability. 


Celebrate in Cleveland on Friday 3 December 2021 at Comfort Hotel Cleveland from 2-5pm. See more information below.

Celebrate in Ipswich on Friday 3 December 2021 at Brothers League Club, Ipswich from 8:45-11am. See more information below.

Dr Dinesh Palipana OAM, Qld Australian of The Year 2021 will speak about breaking down barriers. Dr Dinesh Palipana is a Doctor, Lawyer, advocate, academic and Queensland’s Australian of the Year 2021. In 2010, Dinesh was involved in a devastating accident that changed his life. Dinesh was studying his Doctor of Medical when this accident left him a quadriplegic. Dinesh returned home to Sri Lanka to assist his recovery, but he was determined to finish his degree in Australia. He returned to Griffith University and became Queensland’s first quadriplegic medical intern. Dinesh graduated in 2016. This is just the beginning of his inspirational story. Dinesh is  internationally recognised for his achievements. Join us to hear how he has taken part in ground-breaking research, became Senior Resident Doctor and a Senior Lecturer. Bookings are essential as numbers are limited. Call Andrea at STAR on 3821 6699.

Join us to welcome Karen Lee Roberts - Indelabilityarts' Ambassador. Karen will speak baout overcoming barriers.