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From Sydney to the UK

Chelsea (Gig Buddies NDIS Coordinator) tells us a bit about her recent trip to the UK!

I was lucky enough to spend the majority of June 2022 in the UK. I was so excited to see my family and friends again after years of COVID lockdowns. But before taking some time off to do this, I was even luckier to visit a couple of the Gig Buddies projects in the UK!

Firstly, I drove to Bedfordshire (about 2 hours south-east of Birmingham) to visit the legends at Gig Buddies Bedford. It was fantastic to finally meet Fizz (GB Bedford Coordinator and co-founder of Living It Up!) in person after months of chatting on zoom during our partners meetings.

Fizz introduced me to a group of the GB Bedford Buddies and we had a few drinks. We talked about some of the great things they have gotten up to. I got asked a lot of questions about Australia (including if we have bounty hunters!), and got to ask them about some of the things they get up to like their internet radio station, music-making, craft days and other epic socials.

To read the full story and see more pictures please click here.


Who is joining us for some Rugby League on the 16th?

Watch the Roosters and the Dragons battle it out at The Central Coast Stadium, Gosford on the 16th of July.

For more information and to sign up please click here.


Time to sing again

Today we will have our weekly online chat at 4pm and on Thursday afternoon come join us at 4pm online as we host our popular Karaoke.


Do you fit the bill?

We have a number of buddies waiting for their ideal volunteer For more information on the kind of volunteers we are currently looking for to be paired with a Gig Buddy please load up the following link. Alternatively, you can connect with the Gig Buddies team team via Facebook, text or phone call (0411 252 228) or email:


New COVID-19 Vaccination update

The NSW Health Minister has further extended the current exemption that allows workers who have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine to continue to work if they have been assessed as being essential to the operation of the service.

The exemption has been extended to 6 September 2022.

We want to say thanks to all volunteers who have sent through an updated version of their vaccination certificate.

Please send your certificate to or via text/WhatsApp it to 0411 252 228.


Carol, Tony, Bec, Xena and Aylin


Would you like more information about Gig Buddies Central Coast? 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.

Gig Buddies Central Coast is an initiative of ACL Disability Services.

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