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Be Winter ready.

May 16 2019

When we think of winter, often our minds turn to the dreaded thought of being sick. About 20% of people will get the flu or colds this winter, but there is still plenty to do to reduce the chances. Let’s start by building up our immune system. What is the immune system? The immune system […]

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Employment opens doors to participate in life

May 16 2019

Employment brings so many benefits and yet there are too few people with employment supports in their NDIS plan with only 6 per cent of 15 to 24 year-olds and 2 per cent of people 25 and over with employment supports. Customised Employment Customised Employment is an individual approach matching the skills, interests and the […]

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Variety is the spice of life.

May 16 2019

Kim works at Marriott Industries (MI) in supported employment and was keen to be more independent and get out into the city more. The NDIS gives Kim support to learn more skills so she can be more independent and have different social experiences. As well as working, Kim attends two days at Roads to Independence, […]

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Proud as Punch, National Volunteer Week (21- 26 May) – Making a world of difference

May 15 2019

We value and recognise the contribution of all our volunteers at Marriott. We are proud as punch to announce that two of our longest serving volunteers will be recognised at the City of Glen Eira Community Awards night– Paul Humphreys for 10,000 hours of service and Helen Baddeley for 10 years of service. Since retiring […]

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Delivering customer expectations.

May 13 2019

Enviro Management Services (EMS) exceeds customer expectations through quality and professional service. The expected arrival of overseas visitors led Rinnai to call in EMS to do a general clean up, mulching and gardening. The result was professional and timely. The customer said it all ‘we appreciate Travis and team on the great work done, much […]

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Thinking about Difference at the Immigration Museum.

May 07 2019

A day at the Melbourne Immigration Museum gave us a lot to think about as we wandered the interesting exhibits. First, we went to the love exhibition, with lots of love notes on the wall. Michael wrote one and stuck it up. We watched sad films about people leaving different countries. They were about war […]

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Disability holiday support around Melbourne

May 02 2019

Getting out and about in the holidays We had a ball last week with some fabulous activities. We got the VL train to Castlemaine, had a day at Sovereign Hill, checked out both Werribee and Melbourne Zoos and went to the Melbourne Museum. All were thoroughly enjoyable. Due to high winds on the bay on […]

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New Equipment at EMS

Give a shout out to staff making a difference…

April 04 2019

Dave Fraser joined Marriott Support Services 11 years ago and brought with him loads of experience in the horticulture industry and specialty skills in turf management, particularly golf courses and sporting grounds. As Operations Manager for EMS, Dave focuses on managing resources to deliver quality and safety on all projects. Projects include ground maintenance, landscaping, […]

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Empowering people with disability to shop

April 03 2019

Zoe, Angus, Kim and Wells write about their trip to Southland. We were all are very excited to go to Southland as everyone had something to get from there. We started our journey from Moorabbin station and got off at Southland Shopping Centre, it was easy. We reach the shopping mall and wandered around at […]

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Zero Tolerance of Abuse

March 20 2019

We want to live in a society where people are treated with respect, are able to exercise autonomy and are treated with dignity and fairness. It can be difficult to talk about abuse but it is important to, so we can make sure it does not happen. Zero tolerance means we have absolutely no tolerance […]

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Mr Burch Cafe, McKinnon

Celebrating National Volunteers Week 20-26 May

May 25 2019

Join in the celebration and say Thank you. Our Volunteers bring diverse backgrounds, skills, interests and wonderful connections that really make a difference to our community. On Saturday 25th May at Mr Burch Cafe in McKinnon, at 3 pm. You are welcome to join us just RSVP to Erica on 9577 6902 OR [email protected]  Read […]

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Outside Commonwealth Bank, lower level, Southland Shopping Centre

Roads to Independence takes initiative to promote Marriott

May 29 2019

Roads to Independence will be at Southland Shopping Centre promoting and fundraising for Marriott. Our thanks to Southland Shopping Centre Southland for the opportunity. When – Wednesday, May 29th 10am-5pm. What you can do – Donate and take a home-crafted succulent pot plant home. Where – on the lower level outside the Commonwealth Bank. Be […]

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Marriott Community Hub, 100 Wheatley Road, McKinnon

Join us for Biggest Morning Tea

May 30 2019

It’s that time again. We love hosting Biggest Morning Teas in our community. Join us on Thursday 30th May 2019 at 9.30am. At Marriott Community Hub, 100 Wheatley Road, McKinnon. RSVP to Julia on 9557 6909. [email protected]

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