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Holiday activities – adventure, fun, health and wellbeing.

February 05 2020

We enjoyed a fabulous and successful holiday program during the Christmas period. Never be stuck for holiday ideas or people to enjoy them with ever again. Marriott offers a variety of fun and interesting holiday activities. The NDIS opens the opportunity for people with disability to engage in a range of recreational pursuits. Marriott welcomes […]

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Helpful tips when visiting the Doctor

February 05 2020

We all want to be healthy; to live life to the fullest. Taking care of our health includes every day habits like eating well, exercise, sleep and social connection. Sometimes we need to see a doctor to get our health back on track as quickly as possible. Here are some tips to get the most […]

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Volunteer – Build a Bridge

February 04 2020

We extend a hearty and warm welcome back to all our volunteers. We are looking forward to a fun and exciting year together. The support that volunteers provide allows us to achieve more. There is no such thing as “just a volunteer” at Marriott. Our volunteers are highly valued and we acknowledge each volunteer as […]

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Roads to Independence – a day in the city..

February 04 2020

Last Tuesday we went into the city. We went a different way because the Frankston train line was closed, so we went to Middle Brighton station on the bus then caught the Sandringham train into Flinders Street. Once there, we walked to Hosier Lane to look at the street art. There were massive paintings of […]

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Add a dose of inclusion at your Christmas gatherings.

December 19 2019

You know the scene, the family get together at Christmas can produce feelings of anxiety and involve stressful or awkward social encounters. Many surveys show that Christmas is an increased time of stress and social isolation. People with disability are even more likely to experience social distress with many saying they avoid visiting family and […]

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A fresh start for Connie

December 12 2019

Connie recently joined us at Marriott Industries after completing a one-day assessment arranged through an employment agency. She enjoyed the work so much she asked to work here, and quickly found her feet. Of Greek-Cypriot background, Connie previously worked on a farm picking and packing fruit. But after moving away from that area she found […]

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Celebrating volunteers, social inclusion

Contributing to social inclusion, International Volunteer Week.

November 26 2019

Marriott named their Volunteer Award after long-serving Volunteer, Pam Rivers. We are thankful to all our Volunteers. This year there are two winners of the Pam Rivers Volunteer Award. Carolyn started volunteering with  Marriott’s Roads to Independence, after her daughter, who was a corporate volunteer at Marriott Industries, recommended Marriott to her. More than two […]

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Friends helping each other with internet safety.

‘Tis the season for giving, be careful what you give on the internet.

November 25 2019

The holiday season is a time of fun and joy but it can also be a time when we can feel anxious and lonely. We may reach for our devices to share the moment or to help us feel less alone. Be aware of what you share on the internet. Here are IMPORTANT tips to […]

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There's a variety of jobs at Marriott Industries

Are you interested in working?

November 25 2019

Would you like to find a job, although not sure how? Do you want to expand your social networks, have greater financial independence, improve your health and wellbeing and have a stronger sense of self-worth? If you answered ‘YES’ supported employment may be for you. The NDIS’s goal is to have 30 per cent of […]

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A Day with Harry Potter.

November 19 2019

The Harry Potter exhibition at Bourke Street Mall was imaginative and we immersed ourselves into the whole world of Harry. We travelled to the city from Clayton station and walked from Melbourne Central to Myers, we wanted to see the Myer Christmas window display. Wells and George thought the Christmas Gumnuts were amazing. https://www.myer.com.au/content/christmas-windows The […]

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Carers, are you uncertain about future arrangements for the person you care for?

March 15 2020

You may be concerned or confused about what powers are required to ensure their best welfare into the future. Even if you think you know, there are recent changes to the legislation affecting carers, so join us to hear from the Office of the Public Advocate (OPA). You will understand better the new changes from […]

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Never be stuck for holiday ideas, holiday activities are on again

April 14 2020

Save the dates – Tuesday 14th April – Friday 17th April. Never be stuck for holiday ideas or people to enjoy them with ever again. Marriott offers a variety of fun and interesting holiday activities including attending events, movies, zoos, ferry rides, theme parks, sand sculpting and country train trips to explore new places. We […]

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Glen Eira City Council Gallery

“Connected” – Marriott’s 2020 Art Exhibition

April 23 2020

Our art program is vibrant and productive and this year we are excited to be exhibiting at the Glen Eira City Council Gallery Theme – Connected Glen Eira City Council Gallery Save the date 23 April – 10 May  

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