Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

ILC’s Year in Review

Supporting thousands of people to be independent, well and safe. The end of financial year brings with it many reporting tasks, which at the ILC we love as it provides an opportunity for reflection and validation of why we do the work we do. Check out these statistics from 2018-2019 for a snapshot of the […]

ILC – Honoured to celebrate 40th anniversary with Elizabeth Edmondson, customer of 33 years

2018, marked Independent Living Centre WA’s (ILC) 40th anniversary and many years of long term relationships with supporters, staff and customers. At our celebratory event last December, we were honoured to have present record-breaking Paralympic Swimmer Elizabeth Edmondson.  Elizabeth (69) broke five world records throughout her swimming career and at 14 won three gold medals […]

Calling all Heroes!!

Zero2hero is a WA based non for profit organisation with a mission to help address mental health problems openly among young people. Zero2hero believe that through communication, mental health problems can be effectively dealt with and suicide can be prevented. Through specialised events the zero2hero team help create supportive networks that encourage speaking out about […]

Seniors Week – Helping Seniors with Assistive Equipment

Last week the ILC was lucky enough to be part of the wide range of events held for Seniors Week. This week is all about celebrating the contributions made by older people to the community and promoting positive messages about ageing. The ILC had a great time meeting so many interesting people and sharing information […]

ILC’s Carers Week Wrap Up!

Sunday the 13th October marked the beginning of National Carers Week. A week of raising awareness and where the 2.6 million Australians who are providing unpaid caring support are formally recognized for their significant contribution to their care recipients, the wider community and the nation. Monday the 14th marked the first Independent Living Centres Carers […]

Free Communicate AT demonstration at ILC

ILC is pleased to be hosting Adam from Communicate AT on Tuesday 22nd October. Communicate AT is a Victorian based supplier of communication devices and AAC options, specialised iPad accessories, computer access, switches and wheelchair mounting options. You can find their website here: Adam will be delivering a free demonstration of his equipment from […]

Big Day Out for Carers

To celebrate National Carers Week, the ILC in partnership with the City of Stirling will be hosting a Carers Big Day Out on Monday 14 October. This free event is to enable community and carer respite services to reach out to carers within the community and showcase what they offer and provide. Services including respite […]