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Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

March 23, 2019

The Australian Government has released the Draft Terms of Reference for the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability. People of short stature may experience; violence, abuse, and or all of the above during our lives. This includes being mocked, photographed and filmed on mobile phones, having abusive and derogatory […]

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Documentary series EMPLOYABLE ME returns with more people with disabilities battling to find work.

March 16, 2019

The award-winning and critically acclaimed documentary series Employable Me is returning to follow the stories of nine more people with disabilities as they battle to find work. Find out more here

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Inaugural Short Arts Collective AGM

March 15, 2019

The Inaugural Short Arts Collective AGM – will be meeting via Skype on Saturday 6th April from 1pm to 3pm (EST) As many of you already know, at the 2018 SSPA AGM held during the convention week, both the sports and the arts components of the SSPA formally became ‘sub-groups’ which allows for clarity around […]

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Letter from SSPA to South Cross Austereo/MMM

March 15, 2019

As you may be aware, a segment aired recently on Triple M radio where several derogatory comments were made about Short Statured people.In line with SSPA’s mission for “equality of opportunity” we strive to enable short statured individuals to have the opportunity to live their lives free of discrimination. This includes educating the public and […]

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2019 Convention SAVE THE DATE

February 16, 2019

SSPA 52nd Annual National Convention Monday 30th September to Sunday 6th October 2019 Lake Hume Resort Riverina Highway 1 Ray Welsh Drive Lake Hume Village, Albury NSW For your information Unlike the Albury Sport Weekend where you could make your own accommodation bookings, we have booked out the site and will be allocating accommodation to […]

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2019 National Sports Weekend

January 19, 2019

The National Sports Weekend is Back! Short Statured Sport Australia (with SSPA), are proud to announce the 23rd National Sports Weekend in Canberra from Friday 7th June to Monday 10th June 2019 (Queens Birthday Weekend). Before we introduce the new, we must acknowledge the past. The SSPA have celebrated the National Sports weekend in Albury […]

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Welcome to the SSSA (Short Statured Sport Australia).

January 19, 2019

Welcome to the NEW ERA of Short Statured Sport in Australia. The success of the World Dwarf Games, combined with the enriched history of SSPA Sport, has led to the establishment of the Sports Specific Branch within the Short Statured People of Australia (SSPA). Welcome to the SSSA (Short Statured Sport Australia). In the future […]

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Carly Myers and Debra Keenahan on Radio National 

December 16, 2018

Checkout SSPA members Carly Myers and Debra Keenahan on Radio National ABC Radio National

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Chloe an ABC heywire winner talks about the m word

December 16, 2018

Chloe an ABC heywire winner talks about the m word ABC Heywire

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