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A new chapter begins for Trish

June 05 2020

After 17 full and dedicated years at Marriott, Trish Vivian is moving on to new adventures. Trish has worked in various roles in her time at Marriott, in key roles working alongside supported employees and in community programs, and most recently, as Divisional Manager of Community. Trish navigated Community through the challenging NDIS transition and […]

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Reopening Community Services Tuesday 26 May 2020

May 26 2020

We know that the events of the last few months, including our cessation of services, had a significant impact on you and your home situation. We apologise for the disruption and inconvenience that this has caused. With the easing of COVID restrictions by government, our staff have been working hard to provide a COVID safe […]

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CoVid-19 update – on the eve of a very different Easter

April 09 2020

It has been a dramatic and complex few weeks for our organisation, particularly relating to the impact of COVID 19, which has been very stressful and continues to be a major focus. We are experiencing diminishing revenue and endeavouring to stretch every dollar, which is challenging as it is a constantly changing operating environment. Community […]

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Reflections on Charlie and the Chocolate factory.

October 07 2019

A group from Roads to Independence, at Marriott Support Services, went to the show and here is our opinion. We all loved the experience and the storyline. We are all so thankful we were able to see it with each other. We liked how Charlie’s grandad was encouraging Charlie by telling him to believe in […]

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Friends make a plan to play golf

March 05 2019

Recently, we went to Dingley village to play mini golf. First, we got a train then we got the bus. We had a plan which we followed led by George and Michael. It was an easy journey. When we got to mini golf, we paid and got our golf club, golf ball and scorecard. Michael […]

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How exercise improves mental health

February 21 2019

The beginning of a new year is a great time to pay some attention to healthy habits. What about healthy habits to get our mental health in good shape? What is mental health? Mental health is about our sense of wellbeing. Having balance mental health helps us to cope with everyday stresses of life, work […]

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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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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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Travelling independently to Prahran

Catching the train to Prahran Markets

January 31 2019

On Tuesday, we went to the Prahran Market. We walked from Marriott, Roads to Independence to Moorabbin station; we caught a train to South Yarra then changed to the Sandringham line to get to Prahran station. We decided to have morning tea at the park; we stopped and took a picture at Allison’s Bakery, it […]

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CEO Janine, hope for 2019 – let’s be brave

December 15 2018

                As we prepare to farewell 2018 and head into the Christmas season, I particularly enjoy this time of the year, as it is an opportunity to reflect on our achievements both individually and for us at Marriott. 2018 has been a year of many challenges and rewards […]

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