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AUStism 2020 – New event dates

AUStism 2020 – New event dates

Given the current issues and uncertainty around COVID-19 we’ve unfortunately had to make the difficult call to postpone our AUStism events to October 2020. We’re disappointed but the health and safety of our guests, speakers and everyone involved has to come first.

See below for new dates. Our speaker line up currently remains the same for each event. Tickets for AUStism 2020 in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne will be available again in September 2020.

What is AUStism?

Stories to challenge, inform and inspire…

Autism presents differently for every person diagnosed. It’s a ‘spectrum’ of experience, with many wonderful, and sometimes challenging, ‘shades’ for the people living with it and those who love them.

At Autism Awareness Australia, we are committed to raising awareness and understanding of all types of autism, and thus we are thrilled to announce that our AUStism speaker series is returning in 2020 with an incredible line up of international and Australian presenters! An evening of real stories from real people – funny, tough, compelling, bittersweet and guaranteed to touch and inspire.

Tickets on sale in September 2020!

Grab your friends/family and join us for an event not to be missed!

We are holding 3 separate events in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, with a different lineup of speakers at each. See full details below. Ticket price include talks plus drinks and canapés.

Tickets will be available for sale in September 2020.

BRISBANE – 20 OCTOBER 2020

The State Library of QLD
6pm – 9:30pm
Talks followed by drinks and canapés

Tickets range from $69 – $99

SPEAKER LINE UP

  • Mark Radburn & Jodi Rogers
    (Love on the Spectrum)

  • Jo Abi
  • James Hunt – UK
    (Stories About Autism)

  • Richard and Randa Habelrih
    (Autism Mates)

SYDNEY – 22 OCTOBER 2020

The Art Gallery of NSW
6pm – 9:30pm
Talks followed by drinks and canapés

Tickets range from $69 – $99

SPEAKER LINE UP

  • James Hunt – UK
    (Stories About Autism)
  • Jocelyn Moorhouse
  • Chloe Maxwell
  • Barb Cook

MELBOURNE – 25 OCTOBER 2020

Arts Centre Melbourne
3pm – 6:30pm
Talks followed by drinks and canapés

Tickets range from $69 – $99

SPEAKER LINE UP

  • James Hunt – UK
    (Stories About Autism)
  • Jo Abi
  • Tim & Judy Sharp
    (Laser Beak Man)
  • Barb Cook

All Our Speakers

Jocelyn Moorhouse
Film director, author and
autism mum

Chloe Maxwell
Media personality and
autism mum

James Hunt
Stories About Autism
Award winning blogger, podcaster and autism dad

Jodi Rogers
Love on the Spectrum
Sexologist and counsellor 

Richard and Randa Habelrih
Autism MATES
Co-founders
son and mother duo

Barb Cook
Neurodivergent, author, speaker and
keen motorcyclist

Jo Abi
Journalist, TV presenter, writer and
autism mum

Tim & Judy Sharp
Laser Beak Man
Artist with autism, script writer and author

Mark Radburn
Love on the Spectrum
Autistic self advocate

Michael Whelan
Host
academic, writer, musician and
autism advocate

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