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Welcome to Grampians Respite

Grampians respite is part of the Respite Victoria network of local disability respite websites. It was set up by the Department of Human Services to improve access to information about respite for carers and people with a disability across Victoria.

The Grampians Respite Website is updated regularly.

Please feel free to give us a call on (03) 5333 7104 or    1800 059 059 if you have any questions or would like to add any content to the website.


Are YOU a writer or do YOU draw pictures? Do YOU have a story to tell? The Dulcie Stone Writers Competition is open to Victorian residents with intellectual disability.

The theme for 2018 competition is: Community - Here I Come!

What gives life meaning and purpose? What does a good life in the community look like?

The Dulcie Stone Writers Competition is open to and designed to showcase the voices of people with intellectual disability. The competition recognises the lifetime contribution of Dulcie Stone to services for people with intellectual disability and writing. The competition is a partnership between VALID and Writers Victoria.

Works can be of any length up to a maximum of 1,000 words or a storyboard of up to 3 x A4 pages of drawings. A storyboard is a number of squares on one page with pictures or drawings that tell a story.

The deadline for submissions is 5pm, Friday 27 April 2018.

How to apply

Download: 2018 Dulcie Stone Writers Competition Application Form 

You can email your application to VALID.

Or you can post or drop off your application in person (during business hours 9am-4pm Monday to Friday) to: VALID, 235 Napier Street, Fitzroy 3065.




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