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Christmas can be a time of loneliness. It is everyone’s concern

December 07 2018

  Loneliness is growing in Australia with 25% of adults experiencing loneliness on a regular basis according to the 2018 Australian Loneliness Report. Christmas can be a time where loneliness is felt more intensely for some.  In the midst of the busyness of the season  it’s a good time to be more aware of loneliness […]

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A very happy Anne

Janine’s reflections on our annual meeting

November 13 2018

Last night was a great success and I thank all staff who gave of their time to help or attend our AGM. 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 […]

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Marriott Volunteer awarded Westfield Local Hero

August 13 2018

Helen with husband Dan, at the announcement. We are delighted that Helen Romanis, is a recipient of Westfield Local Heroes award, as announced today. Helen started volunteering with Marriott Support Services 5 years ago and filled a number of different roles. For the last 2 years, Helen has volunteered with the Certificate in Transition Education […]

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Volunteering and NDIS

June 01 2018

In a recent ABC News report on falling numbers of people offering to volunteer in the disability sector. It suggested that people think the NDIS roll out means that their volunteering is no longer needed.  Marriott’s former CEO, Dan Romanis says this is certainly not so – indeed the need for volunteers is continuing and […]

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April holiday activities

January 08 2019

Are you looking for something to do during the Week of 23rd April? Why not join us to explore the city or perhaps a trip to the zoo or one of Melbourne’s fabulous museums or art galleries. Save the dates – Tuesday 23rd, Wednesday 24th and Friday 26th April. Full details will be available on […]

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