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Local Client Group activities, outings and guest speakers

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  1. Client Consultation
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    11 Jun 2014
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    Thanks again to the Local Client Group members who participated in the activities, outings and guest speakers workshop.

    Following are some of the ideas we heard in those workshops or activities some of our Local Client Groups have reported back to us on as being positive experiences for the group.

    Outings and activities

    • Visit to Police Constabulary 
    • Visit to an Alpaca Farm
    • Picnics in local parks
    • Ten pin bowling
    • Sailing Day
    • Audio described events
    • Christmas Parties and Christmas in July
    • Visits to other groups, train trips to visit other groups
    • Visits to Museums 
    • Visit to Japanese Garden
    • Guided tour of old wharves and heritage areas
    • Walking Group
    • White Cane Day celebrations
    • Lawn bowls groups
    • Restaurants and cafes
    • Rock Climbing
    • Coffee morning meet and greet
    • Swish
    • Tullamarine Airport Tour
    • Overnight trips
    • Laughing Yoga
    • Swimming

    Guest speakers

    • Rural Fire Service
    • Fire and Rescue
    • Centrelink
    • Local Police
    • Eye specialists
    • Hearing specialists and hearing organisations
    • Community Transport
    • Vision Australia staff
    • BeyondBlue
    • Local community organisations
    • Local Council staff or Councillors
    • Local media eg radio or newspaper staff
    • Behavioural Optometrist
    What have been the best activities, outings or guest speakers that your group has been involved in? Or, do you have any practical tips for organising events for your group that you would like to share?

    Regards,
    Cass and Kirsten, Client Consultation and Engagement
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