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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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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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Seaford community re-vitalised and Marriott undertakes mass planting.

June 07 2019

Marriott Enviro Management Services (EMS) crews have planted thousands of indigenous plants as part of the Seaford Level Crossing Removal project. Community revitalisation is an integral part of the project giving local communities, among other things, improved green space to encourage exercise and use of the outdoors. Recently, students from Seaford Primary School joined EMS […]

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Government commits to the NDIS by appointing a Minister

May 30 2019

This positive sign builds on Prime Minister Morrison’s pledge to prioritise the NDIS with its significant problems around access, pricing and implementation. ‘Top of the list for improving services will be ensuring we deliver on the NDIS, working to our goal of supporting 500,000 Australians by 2024/25.The NDIS is a major social reform and there […]

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2019 National Volunteer Week wrap-up

May 26 2019

It’s a National Volunteer Week wrap and didn’t we finish with a bang. Thanks to Mr Burch for hosting our celebratory cuppa and cake and for the Marriott Musos for taking their performance to the street (literally). A whole lot of fun and a great way to end National Volunteer Week. Thank you to all […]

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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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15a 56 Keys Road, Cheltenham

WE HAVE MOVED

June 30 2019

Roads to Independence and our NDIS team are NOW located at 15a 56 Keys Road, Cheltenham. Our quality services and supports are not changing only our location.    

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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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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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