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Be part of creating an inclusive and diverse community.

Join us in celebrating International Day of People with Disability 2023 in Hobart.

Morning Tea at Mathers House (Free) An Auslan Interpreted event

10 am Wednesday 29 November | Mathers House, 108 Bathurst Street, Hobart

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Come along and help us celebrate, have some cake, enjoy a cuppa and listen to live music at Mathers House.

Performance by Monique Brumby from 11 am.

RSVP essential, please email or 0472 870 876.

Accessibility information

Getting to the Venue

Mathers House is at 108 Bathurst Street Hobart. It is only two blocks from the Hobart bus mall and close to Hobart LINC, Bathurst Street Post Office and the city centre.

Mathers House is the first building as you enter Mather's Lane from Bathurst Street.

For more information, see the Mathers House Main Hall page.


Mathers House is located at 108 Bathurst Street, close to the Hobart Central Car Park, which has free parking for the first 60 minutes.

Guide Dogs and service animals

Guide Dogs and service animals are welcome at Mathers House.

Wheelchair accessibility

There is level access at the front of Mathers House on the upper level.

Accessible bathrooms are available on the upper and lower levels of Mathers House.

YARC Pool Competition (Free)

4 pm - 5 pm Friday 1 December | Youth Arc, 1 Market Place, Hobart

Calling all pool players! Come along to Youth ARC and be part of a fun eight ball competition.

Youth ARC website

Screening at The Loop (Free)

12.30 pm daily Friday 1 - Thursday 21 December | The Loop, 157 Elizabeth Street, Hobart

Watch films at The Loop.

Call into the Loop screen at 157 Elizabeth Street to view films and interviews from Ability to Create artists and Second Echo Ensemble.

The Loop website

Second Echo Ensemble (SEE) performances in the City (Free)

Tuesday 28 November - Sunday 3 December

For more information visit the Second Echo Ensemble website:

Second Echo Ensemble website

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IDPwD 2023 theme

The theme for IDPwD 2023 is 'United in action to rescue and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for, with and by persons with disabilities.'

The 2023 theme for IDPwD asks everyone to work together to make the world better and fairer for people with disability.

The theme talks about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are 17 things countries want to work on by the year 2030 to make the world better and fairer for everyone. It is important that people with disability are part of this work and have a big say in what happens. For more information visit the United Nations website.

What's on:

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17 Nov 2023 - 11 Feb 2024
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International Day of People with Disability
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Phoenix Creations Wooden Spoon Carving Workshops
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13 May 2023 - 23 Jun 2024
Notorious Strumpets and Dangerous Girls
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30 Nov 2023 - 20 Jul 2024
Mt Field National Park Private Nature Photography Retreat
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12 Oct 2023 - 16 May 2024
Build & Booze in Hobart
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30 Nov 2023 - 1 Dec 2023
Aiden Schofield: Magician- Hobart
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1 Dec 2023 - 26 Apr 2024
Street Eats @ Franko
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10 Nov 2023 - 22 Mar 2024
Healthy Hobart – Healthy Kids: Dance
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