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Melbourne Cup Day

The race that stops the nation and gives us Victorians a Public Holiday! Bayley House will be closed today.

International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD)

IDPwD is a United Nations observed day celebrated internationally. It aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate their achievements and contributions. The Australian Government has been supporting IDPwD since 1996 and provides funds to promote and raise awareness of the day around Australia.    

Boxing Day

Boxing Day was created in the 1830s as "the first weekday after Christmas day, observed as a holiday on which postmen, errand boys, and servants of various kinds expect to receive a Christmas box". Today, we know it as the day we can all get bargains in the sales!

Carer Respite Support

From 19 January, Central Bayside Community Health Services are hosting a number of events to provide respite to unpaid carers. Running until June 2022, CBCHS is funded to provide eligible unpaid carers with respite support. This will allow unpaid carers to participate in up to 20 hours of FREE respite events and activities. You can find out more about the events and how to book via their website.

Australia Day – Public Holiday

On Australia Day, we reflect on our history, its highs and its lows. We respect the stories of others. And we celebrate our nation, its achievements and most of all, its people. We're all part of the story.

Labour Day – Public Holiday

Labour Day has its origins in the eight hour day movement which advocated eight hours for work eight hours for recreation and eight hours for rest. Labour Day is an annual holiday celebrated in Australia resulting from efforts of the labour union movement to celebrate the economic and social achievements of workers.

Client & Staff Holiday Break

Day Programs will be closed during this time. The office will be open.

National Volunteer Week

Celebrating and recognising all of the wonderful volunteers who support Bayley House.

Bayley House Giving Day 2022

Together we can Advocate 4 Change and enable people with intellectual disability to lead a full and enriched life. With your support, Bayley House will establish a new Advocacy Program that will support people with intellectual disability, and their families, to achieve support packages that reflect their needs and goals.

Clients & Staff Return

Client & Staff Break

Day Programs will be closed during this time. The office will be open.

Disability Sport & Recreation Festival

Inclusive, family-friendly and a lot of fun! The Victorian Disability Sport and Recreation Festival began in 2010 and promotes and celebrates physically active lifestyles for people of all abilities on International Day of People with Disability each year. It offers Victorians with, and without, disability the opportunity to explore and experience accessible and inclusive sport and recreation through hands-on activities and information sharing. ​Activities commence at 10am and end at 2pm. We look forward to celebrating International Day of People with Disability with you!

Connection Art Exhibition

Bayside City Council Corporate Centre 76 Royal Avenue Sandringham

Come along and view the range of artwork on display. Our artists have explored many different mediums this year that really need to be seen in person. Browse the collection, enjoy some canapés and reconnect with the Bayley House community. Bayside City Council Corporate Centre 76 Royal Avenue, Sandringham  

Annual Cricket Match

Elsternwick Cricket Club 164 Glen Huntly Road, Brighton, VIC

Bayley Bushrangers v Elsternwick Eels Come along and watch the big match as Bayley House takes on Elsternwick Cricket Club in this annual event. BBQ by gold coin donation will be available. Thanks to Elsternwick Cricket Club for hosting this event.    


Public Holiday: Labour Day

Labour Day is an annual public holiday that celebrates the eight-hour working day, a victory for workers in the mid-late 19th century. The argument for the eight-hour day was based on the need for each person to have eight hours labour, eight hours recreation and eight hours rest.

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