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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,” […]

World Dwarf Games article

October 16, 2013

An article of interest about the recent World Dwarf Games appears in the latest issue of the bi-monthly e-magazine called ‘Living Art‘. It also includes pictures taken by Margherita Coppolino, a Team Australia representative at the Games. Thanks to Akash from Arts Access Victoria, who is also editor of ‘Living Art‘, for forwarding this information. […]

Ashleigh Hutchins cleans up at World Dwarf Games

September 12, 2013

BENDIGO athlete Ashleigh Hutchins is celebrating success at the World Dwarf Games in the US state of Michigan. Ashleigh’s mother Fiona Hutchins contacted the┬áBendigo Advertiser┬ávia email this week and sent in photos of her daughter competing and showing off her newly acquired medals. “Ashleigh has done very well achieving medals in 10 out of 11 […]

Troy Parker still celebrating successful World Dwarf Games

September 12, 2013

Australia is set to become a giant at the World Dwarf Games, Troy Parker says. The World Dwarf Games pits the best athletes from 14 nations against each other every four years. The 36-year-old Kings Park resident won a gold medal in triples boccia and silver in the masters badminton event at last month’s Games […]

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