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‘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 […]

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 […]

October has been declared Dwarfism Awareness Month

October 15, 2013

National Dwarfism Awareness Month- 2013 Dwarfism is a medical condition that is not fully understood by the public at large. In fact dwarfs or people of short stature are often made fun of and are sometimes viewed in an unflattering way. There is a long history of people with dwarfism being treated as spectacles for […]

Congratulations to Team Australia

September 12, 2013

During the recent World Dwarf Games held in Michigan, USA, Team Australia did their country proud by finishing 3rd on the medal tally behind the United States and Great Britain, with a total of 76 medals: 43 Gold, 19 Silver, 14 Bronze. Congratulations to all the athletes, coaches, and support staff on achieving a wonderful […]

‘Little People Big Lives’ book to be launched

August 21, 2013

The book ’Little People Big Lives’ written by Carole Lander is nearly ready to be published and will be launched at the SSPA Convention in Hobart on 30th September. Further details about its release wil be available shortly.

Short Artss Collective at the SSPA 2013 National Convention

August 2, 2013

Dear All, I hope everyone is well. The Short Artss Collective feature as part of the 2013 Convention program on Wednesday 2nd October. From 9.30am to 11.30am 1st  Masterclass of the Letters to Myself project Please note: This session is only for participants already registered as part of the Letters to Myself project. 11.30am to […]

2013 Albury Sporting Weekend

August 2, 2013

This year’s annual event saw more than 80 people from around Australia come together for a weekend filled with sport, support and friendship. I would like to particularly acknowledge those people who made the journey from far corners of the country and also overseas. The weekend saw demonstrations from the national soccer and basketball teams […]

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