Our important dates for 2019

Read our 2019 calendar for information on term breaks, staff days and more.

You can also read our 2018 calendar.

News and events

What’s cooking in the NSS kitchen?

10 December 2018

Whether it’s a sweet treat or a hearty dinner, getting into the kitchen is a great way to be creative, learn new skills, and most importantly – have fun! 

chicken kebabs

Here's the latest dish we created in the NSS kitchen


Join us at the All Abilities Housing in the West Expo!

9 November 2018

All Abilities Housing Expo logoOne of the biggest challenges facing, individuals, families, policymakers and funding organisations is the availability of adequate and affordable housing options for people living with a disability.

Join us at the All Abilities Housing in the West Expo and explore the building development and rental options for people with an intellectual disability in the new world of the NDIS.

Find out more here.


Northcote Rebels Album Launch

23 October 2018

Northcote rebels gig poster

We're so excited to announce that the Northcote Rebels are set to release their third album! They'll be launching the new album, Get Outta My Way, on Saturday 10 November at the Northcote Social Club.

There will also be a special screening of four short films that were all finalists at the Focus on Ability film festival in Sydney.

Doors open at 1.30pm for a 2pm start. Tickets are $15 for general admission, or $7 for concession. You can find more information and buy your tickets here


RTO Course Information Sessions

16 October 2018

two students who have graduated from RTOThe NSS RTO team would like to invite clients and parents interested in accredited RTO courses to our upcoming information sessions.

These sessions will include lots of information about the educational options NSS has to offer, which will help you talk about Day Service and RTO options for 2019 at your next planning meeting. Find out more.

2018 NSS Annual General Meeting

27 September 2018

We would like to let everyone know that our 2018 Annual General Meeting is now being held on Wednesday 28 November. 28 November calendar

The meeting will take place at Union Street from 6.00pm and everyone is welcome!

Please RSVP by Wednesday 21 November to Susan Kolaric and let her know if you have any dietary requirements.

Ph: 9486 5077

E: susan.kolaric@nss.org.au

Bronze winner at the 2018 Australasian Reporting Awards

13 July 2018

the Australasian Reporting Awards logo

In 2017, we paired up with the Information Access Group to create our annual report.

Together we worked on a design concept and made sure the text was written in plain language. We also produced an Easy Read version of the annual report so that our information could be understood by the widest possible audience.

We are excited to announce that the 2017 NSS Annual Report just won bronze at the latest Australasian Reporting Awards! 

Read more in our article

New Employment Options program

27 April 2018

NSS is very happy to announce that we are launching a new disability employment program! 

A man gardening

Employment Options starts 1 July and will extend Vocational Options beyond the classroom and into paid work.

Find out more information about the program here

NSS Open Day 2018

17 April 2018

We’re very excited to let you know that our annual Open Day is coming up on Tuesday 8 May. This year features a range of information sessions, exhibitions and performances. You’ll also have a chance to explore what NSS has to offer. Make sure you RSVP before Friday 4 May by:

- phone (03) 9486 5077

- email nss@nss.org.au 

You can find out more information about the Open Day here.

Funfields Sensory Friendly Family Day

19 December 2017

Funfields poster

Funfields in Whittlesea is hosting a Sensory Friendly Family Day on 27 February 2018.

From 10am to 4.30pm, head down and enjoy this special day while feeling supported by staff from Wings Victoria and Plenty Valley Clubhouse – specialists in children on the autism spectrum.

Visit www.funfields.com.au/familyday for more information. 


Meet our feature artist: Dianne

19 December 2017

Dianne with her artwork

Each month we feature an artist or piece of artwork from The Studio – our artist space at Union Street.

This month our feature artist is Dianne.

Read more about Dianne, her art and what inspires her

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