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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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Friends make a plan to play golf

March 05 2019

Recently, we went to Dingley village to play mini golf. First, we got a train then we got the bus. We had a plan which we followed led by George and Michael. It was an easy journey. When we got to mini golf, we paid and got our golf club, golf ball and scorecard. Michael […]

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Travelling to Sea Life

March 05 2019

We all went to Sea life aquarium by train to Flinders Street station. Then we walked towards the aquarium. We were all excited to go there.  First we decided to have our morning tea at Dockland Park. There was good view of city from there as we sat next to Yarra River. After that we […]

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How to prepare for your NDIS plan review?

February 24 2019

What is a plan review? Plan reviews are a part of the NDIS. Your plan review helps you measure your progress against your goals, identify any changes in your life since the plan was set and explore new goals. When do plan reviews happen? Towards the end of your first year as an NDIS participant, […]

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How exercise improves mental health

February 21 2019

The beginning of a new year is a great time to pay some attention to healthy habits. What about healthy habits to get our mental health in good shape? What is mental health? Mental health is about our sense of wellbeing. Having balance mental health helps us to cope with everyday stresses of life, work […]

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Young man with a disability has artwork exhibited at New York Art Fair

February 21 2019

We are excited that Samraing Chea, had his work exhibited at the New York Outsider Art Fair last month. The New York Outsider Art Fair began in New York in 1993, and concentrates specifically on self-taught art. Samraing has been a regular studio artist at Arts Project Australia since 2011 and is now supported through […]

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Getting a Companion Card

How to get a disability Companion Card.

February 20 2019

Would you love to get to leisure and sporting events but need assistance? A companion card can make that happen. The benefits of Companion Cards are not well known for people with disability and their carers. To assist those who are eligible Taylor, who was a volunteer with Marriott, is now assisting people to get Companion […]

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What we discovered at Marvel Stadium

February 19 2019

A group of sports mad friends from Roads to Independence travelled to Marvel Stadium. On Tuesday 12th February we took the train to Southern Cross station to take a tour of the newly named Marvel Stadium. We met our tour guide named Ken who had worked there for 15 years. He showed us the corporate […]

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Erica, Marriott's Volunteer Co-ordinator with Will

Marriott creates opportunity for disability staff to develop skills.

February 06 2019

Having the right people in the right roles is critical to the delivery of quality services, and Marriott Support Services is committed to developing people across the organisation. Marriott’s Volunteer Co-ordinator, Erica reflects on her role last year in the NDIS Engagement team. I saw resilience in participants, supported employees and families in navigating the […]

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Travelling independently to Prahran

Catching the train to Prahran Markets

January 31 2019

On Tuesday, we went to the Prahran Market. We walked from Marriott, Roads to Independence to Moorabbin station; we caught a train to South Yarra then changed to the Sandringham line to get to Prahran station. We decided to have morning tea at the park; we stopped and took a picture at Allison’s Bakery, it […]

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Are you looking for interesting things to do in the April holidays?

March 05 2019

Why not join us and have a ball, choose one or  one every day: Come ride the Williamstown ferry; A day at Sovereign Hill; A train trip to the country; and Exploring the city. Also two in-house events Art and craft day; and Movie and pizza Save the dates – Tuesday 23rd, Wednesday 24th and […]

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E.E. Gunn Reserve, Ormond

Fair Go Footy season starts

April 28 2019

FairGo Football program for people with disability in Ormond What is Fair Go Footy A training program centred on having fun, playing games and developing basic AFL skills through drills. Although it is centred around Australian Rules Football, there is a no-contact policy in relation to drills or activities to allow for a wide range […]

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