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Finding and keeping a job

New Equipment at EMS

Give a shout out to staff making a difference…

April 04 2019

Dave Fraser joined Marriott Support Services 11 years ago and brought with him loads of experience in the horticulture industry and specialty skills in turf management, particularly golf courses and sporting grounds. As Operations Manager for EMS, Dave focuses on managing resources to deliver quality and safety on all projects. Projects include ground maintenance, landscaping, […]

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Getting a Companion Card

How to get a disability Companion Card.

February 20 2019

Would you love to get to leisure and sporting events but need assistance? A companion card can make that happen. The benefits of Companion Cards are not well known for people with disability and their carers. To assist those who are eligible Taylor, who was a volunteer with Marriott, is now assisting people to get Companion […]

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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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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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Our CEO reflects on the annual meeting.

November 30 2018

Last night was a great success, we farewelled our current Chair and Treasurer (Virginia and Richard) and thanked them for their nine years of dedicated service. I am reminded of their strong contribution and commitment to Marriott. They will be missed. Our key speaker, Chris Varney, of I CAN Network spoke of how diversity is […]

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Jess in the kitchen

Finding my interest – in a commercial kitchen, Jess’ story.

November 13 2018

18 months ago, I started volunteering at Fairway Aged Care Hostel in Sandringham, in the commercial kitchen. At first, I was very nervous but then I got used to it and really like it. What I like about volunteering at Fairway is working with the chefs, especially Carl, who is cool to work with. He […]

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Marriott Industries celebrates 10 years

Marriott Industries celebrates 10 years at Keys Road Cheltenham

November 05 2018

Marriott Industries (MI) has much to celebrate especially over the last 10 years when we moved to our current site at Keys Road Cheltenham. Before moving to the Keys Rd site the Supported Employees said there were too many days without enough work and remember being bored, saying it was unpleasant being idle. Listen to […]

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Sleep and NDIS

Are you getting enough sleep, does it matter? how can NDIS help?

October 04 2018

Did you know 38% of Australians don’t get enough sleep? That’s 4 out of every 10 people, amounting to 7.4 million tired Aussies. The Australian Sleep Health Foundation recommends that the average adult aim to get between 7 and 9 hours sleep per night, however many Australians are getting far less. And if you think […]

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James pursues his art, thanks to NDIS.

August 06 2018

At Marriott Support Services we support people with disability to find and keep a job. https://www.marriott.org.au/supported-employment/ Like James who has worked in crews with Enviro Management Services for over 10 years and during that time he developed new skills, confidence and has been a positive crew member. Since 2015 James has also been developing his artistic […]

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Roads to Employment boosts work opportunities

July 12 2018

At Marriott Support Services, we know how important it is for people with disability to get a job and keep it. Across the country NDIS plans that include support for employment are well below what was hoped for and we are working to improve support to access employment. Employment provides so many benefits like developing […]

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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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