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2017 World Dwarf Games – Camp 2 Gold Coast 2016

November 18, 2015

The 2017 World Dwarf  Games are to be held in Guelph, Ontario – Canada from the 5th to 12th of August. Team Australia is already working hard to ensure the strongest team yet is sent over. Camp 1 was held in Sydney (August 2015), with a total of 16 athletes in attendance to kick-start their […]

National President is awarded SSPA’s highest honour

November 17, 2015

SSPA President, Sam Millard received the McHugh-Henderson Award at the SSPA’s Annual Dinner Dance held recently at the 48th National Convention in Perth, Western Australia. The award is given only when a nominee is deemed worthy, and as such, Sam was the first recipient since 2012. The award is recognition for Sam’s: Long term commitment […]

SSPA major events on YouTube

November 16, 2015

Highlights from this year’s two major events on the SSPA calendar: The 48th SSPA Convention in Perth, Western Australia The 21st National Sporting Weekend in Albury, New South Wales – Presented by the Short Statured People of Australia

2015/2016 National Council elected

October 6, 2015

At the 48th SSPA AGM held in Perth, Western Australia, a new National Council has been elected. Congratulations to the following newly-appointed SSPA National Council members: President: Sam Millard (Victoria) Vice-President: Linda Henderson (NSW) Secretary: Alicia Jenkins (New South Wales) Treasurer: Rosemary Hobbs (Victoria) Overseas Liaison Officer: Samantha Lilly (Victoria) Journal Editor: Tony Munro (New […]

Dwarfism Awareness Month – October 2015

September 25, 2015

What is it? October was officially recognised as “Dwarfism Awareness Month” by the Little People of America (LPA) in 2009. October was chosen as the month to celebrate dwarfism as it’s the birth month of the late Billy Barty, founder of the LPA. It is now celebrated around the world, with several countries passing a […]

Notice of 48th SSPA Annual General Meeting

September 17, 2015

Notice is hereby given that the 48th Annual General Meeting of the Short Statured People of Australia (SSPA) will take place on Wednesday 30th September 2015 at the Woodman Point Recreation Camp Perth Western Australia at 9.30am. Members may nominate a person/s for election to National Council. The following positions must be filled: President, Vice-President, […]

2015 SSPA Convention Day participants costs

August 22, 2015

For the attention of SSPA members who will be attending the upcoming National Convention in Perth, Western Australia, new information has been made available by the 2015 Convention Committee concerning costs for day participants. This information can be viewed from the following link: 2015 Perth SSPA Costings for day participants – vs 1e  

SSPA membership for 2015/2016

August 14, 2015

SSPA membership subscriptions are due from 1st August 2015.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your membership and hope that you continue in the year ahead. Please renew your membership to remain financial and enjoy the benefits of being an SSPA member. Complete and submit the SSPA Membership form by clicking on the link […]

2015 National Convention registration now open

July 17, 2015

2015 SSPA National Convention Venue – Woodman Point Recreation Camp – Perth, Western Australia Sunday 27 September – Saturday 3 October 2015 The Western Australian Branch will be hosting the 48th SSPA Convention and is inviting all members and their friends to attend. The Convention starts on Sunday 27th September, running through until Saturday 3 October, most […]

2017 World Dwarf Games

June 6, 2015

The 7th World Dwarf Games are to be held in 2017 with the country and dates to be announced. Although this is over two years away planning is well underway both here and abroad. We need to begin the process of organising training programs, camps, sponsorship and funding proposals, etc. As such we need to […]

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