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Dwarfism Awareness Month – October

October 1, 2016

Dwarfism Awareness Month – October    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 […]

2016 SSPA National Convention – Sunday 25 September – Saturday 1 October

September 25, 2016

2016 SSPA National Convention – Sunday 25 September – Saturday 1 October 2016 in VICTORIA! The venue for the 2016 SSPA National Convention will be held at the Phillip Island Adventure Resort, http://piar.cyc.org.au/ Situated on 80 acres of landscaped grounds in the heart of Phillip Island, The Resort benefits from its close proximity to many […]

SSPA Victorian Branch, 2016 Annual General Meeting

July 24, 2016

SSPA Victorian Branch, 2016 Annual General Meeting (including 4th SSPA Victorian Branch meeting for 2015/2016) When:  Sunday 24th July 2016 (yes it is the day after the Gala Dinner) Where: Megan, Leon, Samantha and Charlie Lilly’s residence at 1A Elanora Court, Wheelers Hill Time: 2.00pm (Branch Meeting) 3.00pm (Annual General Meeting) What to bring: a plate […]

SSPA membership for 2016/2017

June 6, 2016

SSPA membership for 2016/2017 SSPA membership subscriptions are due from 1st August 2016.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your membership and hope that you continue in the year ahead. Please renew your membership to remain financial and enjoy the benefits of being an SSPA member. Complete and submit the SSPA Membership form by […]

Vigorella Fundraiser 2016

May 29, 2016

Vigorella Fundraiser layers for life Recently held on the 29th May, Vigorella opened its’ doors, filled glasses with champagne and dazzled the guests with a lovely array of fashions on display. It was a fun and very successful day, with about 55 ladies in attendance raising just over $4000 to go towards the 2016 SSPA […]

World Dwarf Games 2017 News

May 2, 2015

The 7th World Dwarf Games are to be held in 2017 with the country and dates still to be announced. Although this is over 2 years away, planning is well underway both here and abroad. Australia needs to begin the process of organising training programs, camps, sponsorship and funding proposals etc. As such, we need […]

New Book – Little People BIG LIVES

October 15, 2013

New Book – Little People BIG LIVES Carole Lander interviewed 12 people living with dwarfism and presents their stories in this book, along with facts about their medical conditions, their history and their involvement in the arts and sport. The book will be launched at the SSPA Annual Convention and will be sold in selected […]

Radio Show- Small Talk (3CR 855AM)

May 2, 2012

  ‘Small Talk’ – the awarding winning radio show on 3CR (855AM Melbourne) “Small Talk – Educating, Promoting, Exploring… giving you a better understanding of the lives of people with dwarfism. Exploring the highs, the lows, the trials and tribulations – and let’s not forget the never ending achievements. So over the next 30 minutes, […]

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