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What is one of the most popular NDIS supports?

July 21 2019

Not surprising, since the early days of the NDIS people consistently say that participating in the community is a high priority. People with disability often experience barriers to connect in their community and find their social connections are predominantly with family. Here are 3 benefits of participating in our community. It can lead to improved […]

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Positive flow nurtures wellbeing.

July 21 2019

We all want to lead meaningful and fulfilling lives. Cultivating a positive outlook is a good foundation. Positive psychology focuses on the strengths to enable individuals, communities and organisations to thrive. It’s not about being happy all the time or avoiding negative thoughts. Difficult or negative thoughts can also help us to learn about ourselves. […]

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Building skills for life, at Westfield Southland.

July 21 2019

Roads To Independence (RTI) received a “ local hero” grant from Westfield Shopping Centre Southland and started a gardening project, planting succulents in quirky pots. The group built life skills needed for independence such as; shopping, money handling and teamwork. While working with the plants they gained a greater knowledge of horticulture, the great diversity […]

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Partnership with inclusive leisure centre recognised.

July 04 2019

The results speak for themselves, Marriott’s partnership with Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre (GESAC) was recognised by winning the Community Impact Award, at the recent Aquatics and Recreation Victoria’s award night. The Attendant Support Program (ASP) was nominated after experiencing substantial growth since its inception less than two years ago. The ASP aims to […]

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Art nurtures creativity, disability, no barrier.

July 02 2019

How about an art program that works with each person, allowing his or her ideas to take shape. Art co-ordinator, Lisa encourages each artist to explore new media and to tap into each artist’s interests and skills. Angus beams with enthusiasm when talking about his favourite movie, the new ‘Aladdin’. After seeing it recently at […]

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Quality Support Co-ordination saves time and headache.

June 26 2019

Support Co-ordination helps to connect to services that align with the goals in your NDIS plan, building independence through increasing choice and control of your life. Finding a Support Co-ordinator is not easy. So we asked Support Co-ordination customers, ‘what was important when accessing support co-ordination?’ Here is a sample of what was said; We […]

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Diverse workforce adds value to the disability sector.

June 21 2019

Rose joined Marriott Support Services in September last year immediately filling the rather large shoes of her predecessor. She quickly settled in making great connections endearing herself to the supported employees and staff alike. Divisional Manager, Lindsay Smith says ‘It wasn’t long before Rose was mentoring a few folk sharing her vast knowledge and experience. […]

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Work experience students try the disability sector.

June 21 2019

Year 10 students across Victoria are currently doing work experience. Work experience improves understanding of employer expectations, increases personal motivations and determination within the individual and gives insight for future work options. Three students, Ben, Shannen and Matilda, have been at Marriott for work experience. Ben is working at Marriott Industries packaging, labelling, event bag […]

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Who’s who at Melbourne Zoo!

June 17 2019

Despite the long trip to the zoo, we remained determined. After arriving at the zoo, we got a map and set off to discover who’s who at the zoo. We saw the lions, tigers, wild dogs and giraffes. We stopped to watch the family of monkeys and saw the alpha male fighting over a baby monkey. We […]

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What we learnt at Marvel Stadium

June 17 2019

We went to Marvel Stadium for our last week outing. We planned our tour plan before we went there. We all are excited for the tour in Marvel stadium. We went to Southern Cross station, and then we walked to the stadium. We met John in the counter, he was our tour guide. We had […]

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Westfield Southland

Promotion at Westfield Southland

August 21 2019

The gardening group from Roads to Independence (RTI) are promoting Marriott at Westfield Southland, in front of the Commonwealth Bank. Come and say Hello, hear about Marriott and make a donation to receive a lovingly made succulent mini garden. When – Wednesday 21st August, 10am-5pm Contact – Lucy for more details [email protected]  

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Out and about

Holiday activities coming up

September 30 2019

The holiday activities are on again. From Monday 30th September to Friday 4th October Details to follow. Book in your interest now with Julia on 03 9557 6909 or [email protected]

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Our Community, 2018 AGM

Marriott Community Hub, 100 Wheatley Road, McKinnon

Our Annual Meeting

November 18 2019

Join us to hear about the year at Marriott. Put the date in your diary with more details to follow.

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