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SSPA Grand Gala Dinner 2014

June 14, 2014

The SSPA Annual Grand Gala Dinner is a highlight on the SSPA social calendar, and one event not to be missed. The night assists with fundraising efforts for the upcoming 2014 SSPA National Convention. Details of the SSPA GRAND GALA DINNER 2014 are as follows: When: Saturday 5th July 2014 Where: Mulgrave Country Club, Cnr. Wellington & […]

2014 National Sporting Weekend update

May 31, 2014

Just a friendly reminder to anyone who plans to attend the 2014 National Sporting Weekend in Albury/Wodonga. One important thing to remember… Payment for the Saturday night dinner must be made by no later than Friday the 30th of May. It is true, we will not be accepting payment at the door, so please don’t […]

2014 Convention update

March 30, 2014

Welcome one and all, Firstly may we say that we sincerely hope that we will all see you at the Convention in Adelaide in 2014!!! Dates: Saturday 20th-Friday 26th September. The week is planning out to be an awesome week of events. If you miss it, you may regret it! Throughout the week the program […]

2014 National Sporting Weekend

March 29, 2014

The SSPA will be hosting its 19th National Sporting Weekend at the Lake Hume Resort in Albury, New South Wales from Friday 6th June through to Monday 9th June 2014. To register, and to find out more about the sports activities and other events on this weekend go here.  

‘A Golden Moment’ photo exhibition

January 25, 2014

A photo exhibition by Alison Ryan & Margherita Coppolino celebrating the outstanding achievements of short-statured sporting athletes representing Australia in the 2013 World Dwarf Games will be holding its opening night on 29th January from 6pm-8pm at Federation Square in Melbourne. The exhibition is proudly sponsored by Arts Access Victoria and Fed Square and will […]

2013 World Dwarf Games celebration weekend

January 25, 2014

Athletes, officials and supporters from the 2013 Australian World Dwarf Games Team are getting together on the weekend from 24th-27th January in Melbourne to celebrate the success of the team at the recent Games in the USA. The weekends’ events will include a celebration dinner, a junior sports day, a team barbecue, participation in the […]

SSPA Tasmania News

November 18, 2013

SSPA Tasmania will be holding a Christmas party on Sunday the 8th of December. When: Sunday 8th of December Where: Sarah Darkin’s house (please email [email protected] for address details) What time: 11.00am What to bring: a plate of food (if possible), byo drinks and a “secret” wrapped present for your child. This is a time […]

Actor Warwick Davis and Short Statured People of Australia president Meredith Young feature in Carole Lander’s book Little People: BIG LIVES

November 16, 2013

STEREOTYPES from fairytales, circus acts and the media put barriers in the way of people with dwarfism being accepted for who they are, says the president of Short Statured People of Australia. “The only thing different about us is our physical stature – there’s no intellectual, sexual or any other difference – it’s purely physical,” […]

2014 National Convention announcement

November 16, 2013

The 47th SSPA Convention is to be held at the Nunyara Conference Centre in Belair, South Australia, only 15-20 minutes from the city centre of Adelaide from Saturday 20th-Friday 26th September 2014. The Centre is situated on spacious tree-studded grounds with spectacular views of Adelaide and the sea beyond. More information about the Convention will […]

2013/2014 National Council elected

November 16, 2013

At the recent SSPA Annual General Meeting held in Hobart, elections for the 2013-2014 National Council were held and the results were as follows: President: Sam Millard (VIC) Vice President: Linda Henderson (NSW) Treasurer: Rosemary Hobbs (VIC) Secretary: Alicia Jenkins (NSW) Journal Editor: Graci Lynch (VIC) Membership Secretary: Vicki Fallon (NSW) Overseas Liaison Officer: Meredith […]

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