2019 SSPA Convention Early Bird Discount

July 11, 2019

This year we are giving early bird registrations 5% of their convention cost. To be eligible you must A. Be an SSPA member for the 2019-2020 year B. Pay the TOTAL registration (less 5%) by 31st July please contact us if you need assistance The Short Statured People of Australia invite you to attend our […]

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SSPA letter to NDIA

July 7, 2019

In response to the common rejection of people with short stature/skeletal dysplasia to the NDIS program, the SSPA has written the following letter to the acting CEO of the NDIA Letter to NDIA

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Registrations now open for the 2019 SSPA Convention

June 7, 2019

The Short Statured People of Australia invite you to attend our 2019 SSPA 52nd Annual National Convention. The convention will be held from Monday 30th September 2019 to Sunday 6th October 2019 at the Lake Hume Resort, Albury NSW. Word Registration PDF Registration Please find a copy of the registration form attached. If you have […]

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42 DAYS until the 2019 National Short Statured Sports Weekend.

April 24, 2019

📢 42 DAYS until the 2019 National Short Statured Sports Weekend. At the halfway point of registrations, We are on track for a record number of attendees! 🏃🏼‍♀️25 Short Statured Athletes 📥 65 in Total have Registered thus far 6 & U = 1 Athlete7 – 12 YRS = 10 Athletes13 – 18 YRS = 6 AthletesOpen […]

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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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