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During September and October Step UP! NSW brings the community together to walk, talk, enjoy activities and entertainment, while raising funds and public awareness of the diversity within our communities.

Get Involved! Free Registration!

It only takes a few steps to get involved. 

  • Go to
  • Select the event you'd like to participate in
  • Fill out the online registration
  • Create your very own fundraising page
  • Share it with your friends and family, workmates and community
  • If you are not participating, perhaps you could consider a donation instead

Every dollar raised by Step UP! helps Down Syndrome NSW to provide community inclusion, peer connection and real-life opportunities for people with Down syndrome, as well as support, education and training for their families and those who care for them.  

Sydney Step UP! Sunday 29th September
Royal Botanical Gardens
Philip Precinct, The Domain
Event time 9:30am – 2.30pm

Coffs Harbour Step UP! Saturday 19th October
Coffs Jetty Foreshore

Marina Dr, Coffs Harbour
Event time 9:30am – 2.30pm

Penrith Step UP! Sunday 20th October
Sydney International Regatta Centre, 

Old Castlereagh Rd, Penrith 
(Parking P5)
Event time 10am -1pm


For more information contact P: 9841 4444 E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Thank you for your support.  We'll see you there!

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The health consequences of ageing are a significant issue for people with Down syndrome, including higher rates and earlier onset of dementia, depression and anxiety, and oral health problems.  This one-day Health Conference is for parents and carers of people with Down syndrome and includes an impressive line-up of speakers after the Opening Welcome from the Hon Natasha Maclaren-Jones MLC, Parliamentary Secretary for Health. 

When: Friday 27th September
Where: Novotel Sydney Central, 169-179 Thomas St Central Sydney
Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Cost: $150 for registered parent members of Down Syndrome NSW.  $250 for organisations, professionals and service providers.
NB: NSW Regional Travel Grants are available for parent members, with thanks to Johnny H Adventures. 

CLICK HERE for a full line-up of speakers, program, travel grants details and how to register.