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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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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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Young man with a disability has artwork exhibited at New York Art Fair

February 21 2019

We are excited that Samraing Chea, had his work exhibited at the New York Outsider Art Fair last month. The New York Outsider Art Fair began in New York in 1993, and concentrates specifically on self-taught art. Samraing has been a regular studio artist at Arts Project Australia since 2011 and is now supported through […]

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Gabrielle at the Block

In Memory of Gabrielle.

October 25 2018

Gabrielle joined us at Marriott in 1986. She was one of 12 siblings and was the gossip and glue of an incredible family. Despite facing significant health challenges, Gabrielle stared them down with a cheeky grin and an inspiring joy for life’s simple pleasures –time with people, music, nature, humour and fine food. Gabrielle was […]

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Flexibility, choice and control – 3 new supports outside 9am-3pm

October 04 2018

More choice and control with new out-of-hours supports We know you are looking for more control, choice and flexibility in supports outside of 9am-3pm and with the NDIS we are excited to offer three new supports at our Community Hub. Join us for  breakfast and some gentle exercise between 7.30-9.00 am Monday to Friday. A […]

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Lisa, our talented art program co-ordinator

What makes a great art program co-ordinator?

June 14 2018

Marriott Community has a vibrant art program, as evidenced by the amazing works currently on display as part of our ‘Stuck on You’ art show. So what makes a great art program co-ordinator? – Recognising each individual’s capability and working with them to build their skills and experience. – Encouraging and inspiring people to explore […]

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”Stuck on You” Art Show wowed at the launch

June 07 2018

  We were wowed by the array of art work, colour and skill at the launch of the Stuck on You Art Show last night with over 70 people including artists and their families and friends, McKinnon Road shop owners and local residents. The Chairperson of Marriott Support Services , Virginia Rogers spoke and here […]

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