Join disability advocate and musician Eliza Hull for a hybrid morning tea at Muscular Dystrophy Australia to celebrate International Day of People with Disability!
Whether with us in North Melbourne or dialing in from home, this IDPwD will be a great opportunity to catch up with the MDA team and celebrate people in our community who live with muscular dystrophy. Guest speaker Eliza Hull will discuss her lived experiences with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, as well as different models of disability and ableism and how to have meaningful conversations about these conditions.
When? Thursday 7 December 2023 10am – 12pm
Where? MDA HQ – 111 Boundary Road North Melbourne, VIC 3051
Online – please register at the link below to receive the Zoom link.How? Click HERE to register!
You have the option to attend in person or online, but you must register to attend. If you attend online, a Zoom link will be sent to you directly.
Eliza Hull is an award-winning musician, writer and disability advocate, and a proud disabled woman, living with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT). Eliza is the editor and creator of the book We’ve Got This, essays by disabled parents who identify as disabled, deaf, or chronically ill. She has been a guest on The Today Show, the BBC, ABC’s The Drum, News Breakfast, and Q&A, and ABC Radio. Eliza also wrote the ABC Kids show And Then Something Changed about a child with disability.
She has spoken at the Human Rights Convention’s Free and Equal conference, SXSW in America and Australia, Bigsound Festival, The Wheeler Centre, and Parliament House.
Eliza has had her music used in TV and film including Awkward, The Heights, and Teen Wolf. She has performed at the Sydney Opera House, the National History Museum in London, and the Melbourne Recital Centre. Eliza has been awarded the Music Victoria ‘Amplify’ award, the APRA mentorship for women in music, the National Leadership Award from the Australia Council and Arts Access Australia, as well as the Women in Music Award.
If you’re joining us in-person, catering will be provided. If you’re joining us online, grab some bikkies, boil the kettle, and settle in for a virtual morning tea to remember!