Creating a voice for the Disability Sector
Creating a voice for the Disability Sector
  • Gala Dinner
    Disability Staff Recognition Awards

    The Gala Dinners

The Gala Dinners & Awards Ceremonies

Come relax and connect with the who's who of the Disability Sector

Lights, cameras, winners - Shine the spotlight on your NDIS provider business/organisation through your staff at our special Gala Dinner Awards Ceremony to celebrate the Disability Connection Expos! 

This red-carpet affair promises to be a night of fun, entertainment and recognition of a job well done and is the perfect addition to the Disability Connection Expos over the next couple of days. It will be a glam-filled affair with the “who’s who” of the industry. Book your place or invite others to attend - Join this exclusive black tie event and help raise funds for Australian charities. Many of the attendees will be the exhibitors, but this event is open to everyone, so if you’d like to come along, dress to the nines and come sip some wine, dine and celebrate the top disability sector organisations and workers with us. For a wonderful, glamorous night out to celebrate the disability industry register your space today.

Melbourne Disability Staff Recognition
Awards 2022

Show the disability sector why you are the best by nominating your organisation and employees who go above and beyond at our fabulous red carpet gala ceremonies, which accompany the Melbourne Disability Connection Expos 2022.

Gala Dinner and Award Ceremony Details

When: Tuesday, January 18th
Time: 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm
Attire: Black Tie
Where: Palladium Ballroom C, Crown Melbourne (Crown Towers)
Dining and Drinks: Three-course meal and your choice of a limited selection of beers, wines and soft drinks
Make An Impact: All profits go to this year’s nominated Charities the Tourette Syndrome Association of Australia and Rize Up.

To celebrate the launch of the GALA Dinner, we have an early-bird offer;

EARLY BIRD tickets are now on sale - be quick before it sells out.

Tickets are just $157 + GST single, normally $170 + GST
Tables of 8 are just $1,200 + GST, normally $1,300 + GST

Due to COVID restrictions, seats will be limited. Tickets will be based on a first-come, first-served basis.

To avoid missing out click the buttons to buy your ticket, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would prefer to pay by invoice.

Sydney Disability Staff Recognition Awards 2022

Show the disability sector why you are the best by nominating your organisation and employees who go above and beyond at our fabulous red carpet gala ceremonies, which accompany the Sydney Disability Connection Expos 2022.

Gala Dinner and Award Ceremony Details

When: Friday,  February 4th
Time: 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm
Attire: Black Tie
Where: Hyde Park Ballroom, Doltone House Hyde Park
Dining and Drinks: Three-course meal and your choice of a limited selection of beers, wines and soft drinks.
Make An Impact: All profits go to this year’s nominated Charities the Tourette Syndrome Association of Australia and Rize Up.

To celebrate the launch of the GALA Dinner, we have an early-bird offer;

EARLY BIRD tickets are now on sale - be quick before it sells out.

Tickets are just $157 + GST single, normally $170 + GST
Tables of 8 are just $1,200 + GST, normally $1,300 + GST

Due to COVID restrictions, seats will be limited. Tickets will be based on a first come, first served basis.

To avoid missing out click the buttons to buy your ticket, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would prefer to pay by invoice.

Brisbane Disability Staff Recognition
Awards 2022

Show the disability sector why you are the best by nominating your organisation and employees who go above and beyond at our fabulous red carpet gala ceremonies, which accompany the Brisbane Disability Connection Expos 2022.

Gala Dinner and Award Ceremony Details

When: Friday, March 4th
Time: 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm
Attire: Black Tie
Where: Plaza Terrace Room, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Dining and Drinks: Three-course meal and your choice of a limited selection of beers, wines and soft drinks.
Make An Impact: All profits go to this year’s nominated charities (to be announced soon)

To celebrate the launch of the GALA Dinner, we have an early-bird offer;

EARLY BIRD tickets are now on sale - be quick before it sells out.

Tickets are just $157 + GST single, normally $170 + GST
Tables of 8 are just $1,200 + GST, normally $1,300 + GST

Due to COVID restrictions, seats will be limited. Tickets will be based on a first-come, first-served basis.

To avoid missing out click the buttons to buy your ticket, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would prefer to pay by invoice.

Perth Disability Staff Recognition Awards 2022

Show the disability sector why you are the best by nominating your organisation and employees who go above and beyond at our fabulous red carpet gala ceremonies, which accompany the Perth Disability Connection Expos 2022.

Gala Dinner and Award Ceremony Details

When: Friday, May 20th
Time: 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm
Attire: Black Tie
Where: TBC.
Dining and Drinks: Three-course meal and your choice of a limited selection of beers, wines and soft drinks.
Make An Impact: All profits go to this year’s nominated charities (to be announced soon)

To celebrate the launch of the GALA Dinner, we have an early-bird offer;

EARLY BIRD tickets are now on sale - be quick before it sells out.

Tickets are just $157 + GST single, normally $170 + GST
Tables of 8 are just $1,200 + GST, normally $1,300 + GST

Due to restrictions, seats will be limited. Tickets will be based on a first-come, first-served basis.

To avoid missing out click the buttons to buy your ticket, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would prefer to pay by invoice.

  • Dac Team In Suit
  • Gala Dinner Musicians
  • Group In Formal Attire
  • Group In Formal Suit
  • People Dancing On Stage
  • People Around The Dance Floor
  • Group In Suit And Tie
  • Three Person In Formal Attire

The Fundraiser

We are raising money for the following charities

  • Tourette Syndrome Association of Australia Inc.
    MELBOURNE & SYDNEY

    Tourette Syndrome Association of Australia

    TSAA is a voluntary and non-profit organisation consisting of people with TS, their families, health and education professionals and other interested people. The association disseminates educational materials in the fields of health care, education and welfare service, provides telephone counselling and operates support groups. TSAA’s main goal is to improve the quality of life of those affected by Tourette Syndrome. Your donation will help run Annual Camps in each State.

    www.tourette.org.au

  • RizeUP AU
    MELBOURNE & SYDNEY

    RizeUp Australia

    RizeUp works in partnership with specialist domestic violence services across Australia. We do not work directly with clients but rather we are an add-value for services that work at the frontline with families impacted by domestic and family violence. 1 in 3 women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence perpetrated by someone known to them, and 61% of women had children in their care when the violence occurred. Please donate now so help break the cycle of abuse.

    www.rizeup.com.au

Disability Staff Recognition Awards brought to you by
National Disability Leadership organisation

National Disability Leadership Organisation

The Disability Staff Recognition Awards Gala Dinner is one of the fundraising events Developing Australian Communities host around Australia to raise awareness for the great work providers and staff do in the sector, while also raising funds to support the National Disability Leadership Organisation’s objectives.

The charity was established to advance the social and public welfare of people living with a disability and also to protect and promote the human rights of people living with a disability.

Together the charity will work with those within the sector to help create sustainable solutions to some of the challenges within it. Forging change together.

The dinner will help shine the light on these objectives and help achieve its goals.