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About Us

About the Gig Buddies project

Gig Buddies Sydney is an initiative of ACL Disability Services which is a registered Not For Profit organisation committed to promoting the rights of people with learning disabilities to live the lifestyle of their choosing.


Going out to see bands, clubbing, or seeing friends is part of everyday life for many people. However, if you have a learning disability you may need support to do this. We have found many people with learning disabilities aren’t able to lead full and active social lives because their support workers finish at 10pm and therefore need to leave events at 9pm.

We believe that people with learning disabilities in Sydney have the right to stay up late, meet new people, go to events and have some fun.

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Gig Buddies is now on the Central Coast and has "hubs" in Western Sydney, Southern Sydney, and Greater Western Sydney

click below to watch a video about the Gig buddies project

Meet the team

The GB Team

Where is the Gig Buddies project?

Click on markers on the map below to see places and links to project websites
(Australia and the UK)

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