Boccia NSW Newsletter – February 2016

February 24, 2016

For all those interested in Boccia in NSW (a popular sport within the SSPA) here is the latest Boccia NSW newsletter. Boccia NSW February 2016 The Boccia NSW website ( contains plenty of information about Boccia in NSW. There are details of recent news, coming events, where to play, and contact information for anyone interested […]

Hunter Region Tennis Day

January 24, 2016

After the success of the last tennis day, the SSPA NSW Branch are holding another fun tennis day in the Hunter/Newcastle region for all the kids and families who will be around in these school holidays. Nathan Ryan has kindly organised all the details below. What: Hunter Tennis Day When: 2pm, Sunday 24 January  2016 […]

2015 Christmas Party

December 5, 2015

A big thanks to all those who came to our Christmas Party last night!  We had a great banquet Christmas dinner at Sahara Restaurant in Parramatta. There was so much food that nobody left hungry! Despite numbers being a bit low, we all had a great night with plenty of good food and entertainment.     […]

SSPA NSW Christmas Picnic & North Region Weekend

November 21, 2015

What a great weekend we had in Newcastle at our SSPA NSW Northern Region Weekend! Thanks to everyone who came along and made it such a fun time! Thanks also to Dawn for organising it. The kids had a lot of fun playing cricket and soccer at the sports day, then we followed it with dinner […]

2015 Northern Region Social & Sports Weekend Update

November 21, 2015

Our next Northern Region weekend starts today! We’re starting the weekend off with an afternoon of sports at Charlestown Indoor Sports Centre (2/314 Hillsborough Rd, Warners Bay NSW 2282) from 2-4pm. We’ll be playing a variety of sports including indoor cricket, boccia and soccer. The sports are for all ages and all abilities – everyone’s welcome […]

Northern Region Weekend Update

October 26, 2015

Just a reminder, if you’re coming to the Northern Region weekend on November 21-22, and you want to stay at Warner’s at the Bay on the Saturday night, make sure you book soon to avoid disappointment! There are still plenty of rooms available but these could get taken quickly. Go to to book a room. […]

Connected Foundation Ball – Cancelled

April 19, 2015

The ConnecTeD Foundation Fundraising Ball for 2015 has been cancelled. Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances, the board of ConnecTeD Foundation has made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s ConnecTeD Ball. They will be holding the Ball next year. When we have more details of next year’s ball, we’ll include them on the website and […]

SSPA NSW BBQ Fundraiser

April 12, 2015

The SSPA NSW Branch held a BBQ Fundraiser on Sunday, 12 April at Woolworths, Kings Langley Shopping Centre. We were there from 9am until 4pm, and had a reasonable turnout, but were able to raise a good amount of money to go towards this year’s convention. Thanks to all who helped out on the day and to […]

ConnecTeD Christmas Appeal

December 5, 2014

The ConnecTeD Foundation ran a Christmas appeal to raise money to support a fantastic educational program run once a year by the Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Departments at the Westmead Children’s Hospital. The program has been funded by ConnecTeD for the last 2 years with more professionals wanting to attend each year to learn about the physical […]

Dwarfism Awareness Month

October 1, 2014

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 resolution to officially […]

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