11 February 2020
A position is open to join our team. We are seeking an experienced, highly organised individual to take on the role of Information Project Officer in South Australia. This is a unique opportunity to take on the responsibility of providing information and supports to the Down syndrome community in South Australia.
29 January 2020
A position is open to join our team. We are searching for an experienced, highly organised professional to take on the role of Managing Editor of Voice. This is a flexible, rewarding role for a person with expertise in publishing or journalism and who has a strong understanding of current issues in the Down syndrome community.
Read more about the role here.
20 December 2019
On January 21, Down Syndrome Australia and Palace Cinemas are proud to invite you to a special advance screening event of THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON, a heart-warming tale about a young boy with Down Syndrome who ventures into the world to chase a dream of wrestling stardom, meeting a drifter (Shia LaBeouf) their lives intersect and are profoundly changed forever.
$10 from every ticket sold will go directly to DSA and the State and Territory organisations to support people with Down Syndrome and their families across the country. This event is your first chance to see this beautiful film before its release, while also helping raise funds for our organisations.
Find a cinema near you and book now. Click the link below to secure your ticket! https://www.palacecinemas.com.au/events/dsa-prents-the-peanut-butter-falcon/
8 November 2019
Our CEO Ellen Skladzien has shared her reflections on the 2020 edition of 'Up the Duff', and the current context of prenatal screening in Australia.
6 November 2019
Down Syndrome Australia’s CEO, Ellen Skladzien has written to the author of the book “Up the Duff” to express concerns about the portrayal of Down syndrome.