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An event at Marriott Day Program is enjoyed by Mindy and her Mum

How the NDIS can support carers

December 07 2018

Carers make an enormous contribution to our communities, the national economy, and as the NDIS is supporting people with a disability, this can also support carers. As carers, it is important to understand that you have access to support through the NDIS This support includes: • Funding for when extra support is needed e.g. during […]

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Community Hub Participants say thank you to carers

We recognise and celebrate Carers.

October 22 2018

National Carers’ week recognises and celebrates the contribution of 2.7 million unpaid carers in Australia. Carers make an enormous contribution to our communities and to the national economy; if carers were to stop performing their caring role, it would cost the country $60.3 Billion per year to replace those supports – that is over $1 […]

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Ben riding his bike

Carer’s Week – Sarah’s reflection

October 17 2018

On the weekend, I find it helpful to have support in my caring role. If I am doing something with Ben that means he can be very anxious then extra support can ensure his safety and make it a social event as well. Carers can often feel isolated, as usually the role is the carer […]

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Wendy and Angus

Why we care

October 11 2018

Carers come with many faces and we say thank you to them all. With #Carers2018 Week coming up we will show you some of the carers at Marriott. Angus enjoys attending a number of our community supports like the GESAC basketball comp where he captains the Warriors. At home Angus’ Mum, Wendy does a wonderful […]

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National Volunteer Week – we say a BIG Thank you to Volunteers

May 15 2020

The theme this year is “Changing Communities. Changing Lives.” National Volunteer Week (NVW) count down is here! Next week, 18 to 24 May marks the annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. Our community at Marriott is greatly enriched by staff and volunteers working alongside each other with extensive skills and […]

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Postponed – Changes to Guardianship rules.

September 04 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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We are changing holiday activities.

September 22 2020

Holiday activities continue -dates in September to be announced We are changing activities in accordance with the government directives in light of corona-virus. We continue to offer a variety of fun and interesting holiday activities including country train trips to explore new places. We welcome you to participate in whatever your interests and support needs […]

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