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We’ve put together a guide to a number of exciting events and activities you can do around the country in April 2023. You can book an Independent Support Worker on Mable to go with you or to help you plan your outing.
All information is correct at the time of writing. For more information, please contact the organiser.
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Mind Body Spirit FestivalInternational Convention & Exhibition Centre (ICC), 14 Darling Drive, Sydney, NSW 10am-7pm, Thursday 18th to Sunday 21st May 2023 (6pm close on Sunday) Free to attend
The Mind Body Spirit Festival is Australia’s largest health, wellbeing and natural therapies event. With free workshops, tastings, readings, seminars, paid experiences, and even sound healings and chair yoga, there’s bound to be lots for you to enjoy. You can shop for crystals, jewellery, books, music, cosmetics, clothing and more. Accessibility info here.
Hyde Park BarracksQueens Square, Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW 10am-6pm daily Free entry until Friday 30th June 2023
At the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hyde Park Barracks, you can discover one of Australia’s most important archaeological collections. Get up close and personal with our country’s past. From 30th March to 4th June 2023, the Murmurations digital artwork will be on display. You could make a love token, make a lei using recycled materials, or attend the First Nations Speaker Series. The venue is wheelchair accessible. More accessibility info here.
Michael BubléQudos Bank Arena, 19 Edwin Flack, Avenue, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW 8pm, Friday 9th and Saturday 10th June 2023 Tickets start at $134.55 and Companion Card is accepted
Multi-award-winning global superstar Michael Bublé is coming to Sydney for two nights. Sing along to his original smash hits and covers of popular classics while enjoying his honey-smooth voice. Book your tickets here. The venue is wheelchair accessible. More accessibility info here.
Melbourne Now Art ExhibitionIan Potter Centre, Federation Square, Flinders St & Russell St, Melbourne, VIC 10am-5pm daily through to Sunday 20th August 2023 Entry is free
Experience more than 200 projects and events across all three levels of the National Gallery of Victoria at Melbourne Now. Fashion and jewellery, architecture and ceramics, painting, sculpture, printmaking, publishing and more will all be featured. Stop for a coffee and something delicious at the NGV Café to reflect on what you’ve taken in at the exhibition. View accessibility info here.
Australian Sports MuseumGate 3, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Yarra Park, East Melbourne, VIC 10am-5pm daily Concession tickets are $24 and Companion Card is accepted
Celebrate Australian sport with a visit to the Australian Sports Museum at the MCG. Check out historic artefacts from some of the greatest moments in sport and learn about the greats of Aussie cricket, football, horse racing and more. Book your tickets here. Accessibility info here.
Old Melbourne Gaol377 Russell Street, Melbourne, VIC 10am-5pm from Wednesdays to Sundays Concession tickets are $28 and Companion Card is accepted
Between 1842 and when it closed in 1929, Old Melbourne Gaol was home to some of Australia’s most infamous criminals. Renowned bushranger Ned Kelly was one of its most notorious inmates. Visit to see what the conditions were like and learn about this important historical site. The venue is partially wheelchair accessible, with about 80 percent of the exhibits on the ground floor.
Brisbane Mother’s Day ClassicRiverstage, 59 Gardens Point Road, Brisbane, Qld 8am-12pm, Sunday 14th May 2023 $36 concession to participate, or free to attend
Celebrate and remember those touched by breast cancer. The Mother’s Day Classic Fun Run exists to raise funds for breast cancer research and is a way for people to get together and have a wonderful day out. The event is wheelchair-friendly but even if you don’t participate in that way, you can still attend and bask in the fun, happy atmosphere.
Cooly Rocks OnVarious venues, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Qld Wednesday 7th to Sunday 11th June 2023 Various ticket costs plus some free events
Celebrate the motors, music and lifestyle of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s at Cooly Rocks On. The festival is free to attend, including the outdoor stages, Show ‘N’ Shine car displays and beachfront activities. Some ticketed events will also be held, such as the Elvis Presley tribute contest performances. There’ll be a beachside rock ‘n’ roll dance, vintage markets and plenty of other nostalgia to entertain and thrill. Accessibility info can be found here.