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Return of Level 3 Restrictions, CEO update.

July 08 2020

With the return to Level 3 restrictions coming into place for the next 6 weeks, I want to reassure everyone that it is business as usual here at Marriott and we are continuing to operate under our strict COVID protocols. As our organisation operates in the disability environment, we provide care and support for people […]

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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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Mereta helps us transform our premises

Together we achieve more, premises transformed..

May 19 2020

Together we achieve more. Over the past 2 weeks, staff and volunteers have been working to transform the new Roads to Independence base in McKinnon. Staff worked tirelessly on the preparation and then staff and volunteers joined forces to paint the entire interior of the building. Thanks to all Community staff and volunteers – Mereta, […]

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Rodney (R) volunteers at Marriott Industries.

Update on Corona Virus (COVID-19) State Government Stage 1:

March 23 2020

As you may be aware the Premier of Victoria has announced Stage 1 shut down of non-essential activity aimed at slowing down the virus to save lives. This includes pubs, clubs, nightclubs, Crown Casino, and licensed venues in hotels and pubs. It also includes gyms, indoor sporting venues, places of worship, cinemas and entertainment venues. […]

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COVID – 19 Update – 20 March 2020 – It’s business as usual at Marriott

March 20 2020

Marriott places the health and safety of its clients, staff, volunteers, service providers and communities as its first priority. We believe that the services we provide are socially and economically important to the communities we serve. Subject to government directives and our operating and financial sustainability, Marriott will continue to provide its range of support […]

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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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Neil Blackman,2019 Marriott Industries Award winner

Night of nights celebrating people – Marriott AGM.

November 22 2019

At the Annual General Meeting, we recognised the contribution people at Marriott, and with 73 people attending on Monday, there was great positive energy. The first recognition was for the food prepared by the fabulous Roads to Independence (RTI) cooking groups. The treats included chocolate balls, lemon slice, muffins, rocky road, quiches and spinach triangles. […]

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NDIS plan reviews; what now?

October 07 2019

Putting your best case forward for your plan review will increase the chance of your next plan meeting your needs. Your plan review does three things: 1. helps measure progress to your goals; 2. identifies any changes in your life since the plan started; and 3. explores possible new goals. When do plan reviews happen? […]

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Kindness boosts wellbeing.

October 07 2019

Have you ever bought a new pair of shoes, or a power tool or a doughnut to help you feel happy? Why not consider a random act of kindness – the benefits will go further! In the busyness of life and 24/7 connectivity, it is easy to drop or minimise kindness out of our daily […]

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