Big Break

Child in a wheelchair playing wheelchair basketball

Join us for a fantastic week of events to celebrate International Day of People with Disability. 

All events are free.

Auslan and Inclusive Storytime

Come and experience a visual language and join in for some stories and songs!

No bookings required. For preschool aged children/families.

Location: Chelsea Library
When: Thursday 30 November
Time: 10:30am

Location: Cheltenham Library
When: Friday 8 December
Time: 10:30am

Location: Clarinda Library
When: Friday 1 December
Time: 10:30am

FishAbility by Fishcare

Fishing sessions catering for those living with disability facilitated by qualified Fishcare staff and volunteers. Equipment supplied, carers welcome and encouraged.

When: Thursday 30 November
Times: 10:30am - 12pm 
12:30pm - 2pm
Location: Launching Way, Patterson River, Carrum


Free Swim or SWEAT Aqua class

Kingston residents with disability (and their Carer) are invited to use the pool for free during the Big Break week!

Just mention Big Break to the friendly staff member at the front counter.

When: Monday 27 November – Sunday 3 December
Location: Waves Leisure Centre

Want to try the SWEAT Aqua class?

SWEAT Aqua sessions are run by qualified instructors and are designed for individuals with acquired brain injuries, Motor Neurone Diseases, or similar conditions. Carers encouraged if necessary. Sessions help build confidence, strength, mobility, and co-ordination in a safe and social environment.

When: Tuesday 28 November
Time: 11.30am - 12.15pm
Location: Waves Leisure Centre
Bookings: Call Waves at 9559 7111 - limited availability.

Talk and writing workshop: Maribel and her Guide Dog

Maribel from Guide Dogs Victoria is a freelance writer, author, international speaker, and educator who is also a Guide Dog user.

She will talk about her experiences, answer questions, and run a writing workshop for families.

When: Saturday 2 December
Time: 11am - 12pm
Location: Cheltenham Library
Bookings: Call Cheltenham Library at 1300 135 668

Movie screenings

Come along and enjoy a free movie! No bookings required.

Location: Westall Community Hub
When: Wednesday 29 November
Time: 10:30am

Location: Chelsea Activity Hub
When: Thursday 30 November
Time: 1:00pm

Location: Sundowner Community Centre
When: Thursday 30 November
Time: 1:00pm

Location: Chelsea Activity Hub
When: Thursday 7 December
Time: 1:00pm


Location: Patterson Lakes Community Centre
When: Thursday 7 December
Time: 1:00pm

Photographic Exhibition: HOME by Photographer Paul Dunn

Home offers a glimpse into the lived experiences of people living with a disability. The exhibition advocates for the right of choice for people living with a disability.

No bookings required.

Location: Kingston Arts Centre, 979 Nepean Hwy, Moorabbin VIC 3189
When: Wednesday 11 October - Sunday 3 December
Gallery hours: 11am - 4pm

Starfish Nippers Come and Try Day

Enjoy the beach and try Starfish Nippers, a disability-inclusive program providing water safety and awareness for children.

Activities include traditional beach games, beach running, beach flags, swimming, board skills, water familiarisation, beach and surf safety, and music.

For children ages 6+.

Location: Bonbeach Life Saving Club
When: Sunday 3 December
Time: 1pm - 2pm


Kingston City Council welcomes people of all ages, abilities, cultural backgrounds, genders, religions and sexual orientations to engage with our services.


  • Monday, 27 November 2023 | 01:00 PM - Friday, 08 December 2023 | 01:00 PM
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