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Participant Page

“This page is for adults with mild to moderate learning disability and/or autism who want to get out more and go to events with a volunteer buddy”.

Please read this page and then click the Apply Now button at bottom of the page to join Gig Buddies

As a Gig Buddies participant, you can...

be paired up with a volunteer “gig buddy” and go out together once a month​



go to social events hosted by the Gig Buddies team (with or without your volunteer)

(getting paired up with a volunteer to go out)

5 Steps to being a Gig Buddy

If you are signed up as a participant or volunteer you can come to our group events

(even if you don’t have a gig buddy)

*Matching you with a buddy can take some time. The Gig Buddies project cannot guarantee participants will be matched with a volunteer

** A signed Service Agreement must be returned to ACL Disability Services before a pairing can be made.

Gig Buddies and the NDIS

The Gig Buddies project charges 3 hours per month** administration charge.
This comes from your NDIS package (Core Support or Capacity Building).

For more information about the NDIS fee click here

What does NDIS funding go towards?