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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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Social Traders Certification, growing our business.

February 04 2020

Marriott Industries and Enviro Management Services (EMS) as social enterprises have Social Traders certification and have a range of corporate and government clients. Our Social Traders certification is key to help our organisation promote our capabilities and capitalise on social procurement opportunities into the future with growth and potential to expand our range of products […]

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Enviro Management Services (EMS) creating opportunity through supported employment.

February 04 2020

Meet Beau, a crew member, who joined EMS after leaving school. Two years later Beau took a break to complete a Certificate 2 in Horticulture at Holmesglen TAFE, before returning to EMS. Here is Beau’s take on working at EMS: The crews I commonly work on do the grounds maintenance of 300 Department of Health […]

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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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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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Neil Blackman,2019 Marriott Industries Award winner

Night of nights celebrating people – Marriott AGM.

November 22 2019

At the Annual General Meeting, we recognised the contribution people at Marriott, and with 73 people attending on Monday, there was great positive energy. The first recognition was for the food prepared by the fabulous Roads to Independence (RTI) cooking groups. The treats included chocolate balls, lemon slice, muffins, rocky road, quiches and spinach triangles. […]

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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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Karen, with Rebecca (R)

Supporting learning for Disability Support students.

November 11 2019

Karen completes her student placement today and I caught up with her. While studying a Holmesglen TAFE, a staff member at Bayside Developmental Special School recommended Karen to contact Marriott Support Services for student placement. Here are her reflections. From the time I arrived at Marriott, and even before that, the communication was clear and […]

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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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