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Calling female buddies♀️

Our user-led team, Soul Fly Band, are on the lookout for new members.

Specifically, they’re looking to improve their gender diversity and are wanting female buddies to join the team.

For those of you wanting to know more about Soul Fly Band, we suggest spending 1 minute and 40 seconds of your time watching the following clip.

And if you want to know why you should join Stavros, Lachy, Jack, Fraser and Audrey for our monthly meetups, the following video may provide you with some answers.

Our user led-team have been around since 2016 and currently compromise of four males to one female. They meet during the last Friday of each month for around two hours, usually at our McMahons Point office but in times of Covid catch ups have taken place via Zoom.

If you would like to join the Soul Fly Band, register your interest by clicking here. Alternatively, if you would like more information, feel free to get in touch. We can be reached via Facebook Messenger, email ( or text: 0422 061 990.


Sing your hearts out

This week we invite buddies to join us online for karaoke, taking place on Tuesday (20/10) and Thursday (22/10).

To join us online for any of our events, click on the links listed below:

Tuesday 20/10:

Thursday 22/10:

All online games will take place via Zoom. For information on how to use Zoom, load up the following easy read guide written by Learning Disability Wales. Alternatively, click here to check out our 'how to use Zoom' video.

If you have any questions or would like more information, send us an email:, get in touch on Facebook Messenger or contact us via text or on the phone on either 0422 061 990.


Check out our pump-grins 🎃

And looking a little further ahead, next week we’ll be hosting a Halloween Kahoot! fancy dress quiz.

More information, including dates and start times, will be posted in next week’s blog.

It’s time to get thinking about costumes as there will be prizes for the best dressed buddies.


A walk round up

This past weekend buddies put on their hiking boots for walks in both Freshwater (16/10) and Waverton (17/10) - thanks to everyone who joined myself and Carol.


To see more photos from our walks, click here.

This weekend’s Balls Head (23/10) and Como to Oatley (24/10) walks are fully booked, but there are limited spots available for our second stroll in the Shire, taking place on Thursday 29 October.

If you would like to walk with us from Como to Oatley, click here to reserve your spot.


One more to the team

And lastly, this week we prepped Daniel (below) - our newest trained volunteer.

Thanks for coming in - we’re looking forward to introducing you to your buddy soon.


Matthew Collins

Gig Buddies Sydney Community Engagement Coordinator


Would you like more information about Gig BuddiesSydney? You’re only a click away. Connect with us via the links below.


Fancy revelling in legendary status? If so, please support us in our cause to get more people out to live events in Sydney.

Donations over $2 are tax deductible and all are gratefully received.

The Gig Buddies Sydney project is an initiative of ACL Disability Services.

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