International Day of People with a Disability
International Day of People with Disability (IDPWD) is a universally recognised day of acceptance, understanding and awareness.
Forbes Shire Council, in partnership with local service providers and schools, participates annually in the event to celebrate the achievements and contributions of people with disabilities in our community. Forbes Shire Council is committed to recognising this important day on the calendar and encouraging everyone to get involved in the day. In previous years, Forbes celebrated International Day of People with Disability with a Pool Party at the Forbes Olympic Pool. The day was a great success, with participants enjoying a free BBQ and cake, taking part in sensory painting and chair yoga, participating in a performance by Mainly Music and some people even braved the unseasonably cold weather for a swim in the pool!
The annual event for 2021 was postponed due to COVID restrictions!