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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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Supported to work, Danny and Chris

Supported employment that develops people.

January 15 2019

Marriott Industries understands how crucial our people are to the work we do, enabling us to deliver great quality products and services to our customers. We are committed to developing our supported employees skills and offer a range of opportunities including; working in smaller teams off-site, working in 3PL (Third Party Logistics), Assistant Team Leader […]

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CEO Janine, hope for 2019 – let’s be brave

December 15 2018

                As we prepare to farewell 2018 and head into the Christmas season, I particularly enjoy this time of the year, as it is an opportunity to reflect on our achievements both individually and for us at Marriott. 2018 has been a year of many challenges and rewards […]

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Supported Employment - Enviro Management Services

18,000 plants to improve open space.

December 10 2018

Enviro Management Services is undertaking a re-vegetation project for the Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA) by planting 18,000 indigenous trees and grasses. EMS crews delivery quality work integrating people with disability into real operational situations. The re-vegetation project involves two sites; Davy Reserve, in Forest Hill, which forms part of the Healesville Freeway Reserve, and […]

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An event at Marriott Day Program is enjoyed by Mindy and her Mum

How the NDIS can support carers

December 07 2018

Carers make an enormous contribution to our communities, the national economy, and as the NDIS is supporting people with a disability, this can also support carers. As carers, it is important to understand that you have access to support through the NDIS This support includes: • Funding for when extra support is needed e.g. during […]

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Working up at sweat at Star Fitness

Marriott members get active with Star Fitness

December 07 2018

Social inclusion is good for everyone At Marriott, we support people to lead healthy and independent lives and one fabulous way that more and more people are doing this is by working out at a local gym. This is no different for a group from Roads to Independence (RTI), with Angus and Alex researching which […]

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Loneliness

Christmas can be a time of loneliness. It is everyone’s concern

December 07 2018

  Loneliness is growing in Australia with 25% of adults experiencing loneliness on a regular basis according to the 2018 Australian Loneliness Report. Christmas can be a time where loneliness is felt more intensely for some.  In the midst of the busyness of the season  it’s a good time to be more aware of loneliness […]

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Out and About in Albert Park

Out and about, Albert park picnic

December 06 2018

Recently, we went to Albert Park for a picnic. First, we went to Woolworths to purchase roast chicken, bread rolls and salad. We caught the train to Malvern, then jumped on the 64 tram to St. Kilda Road and walked to Albert Park. We walked around the lake and counted the birds, Alex loves the […]

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Our community project – collection for RSPCA

December 06 2018

This week, the Transition Education group visited the RSPCA at Burwood. We have been collecting goods such as towels, dog and cat food and blankets as part of a community project. Upon arrival at the RSPCA centre we met Jane, from customer service, who helped us unload our 5 large boxes. She thanked the group […]

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Biggest Morning Tea 2019

Join us for Biggest Morning Tea

April 04 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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100 Wheatley Road, McKinnon, Melbourne

April holiday activities are all FULL. Get in quick next time.

April 04 2019

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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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