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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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Social inclusion – getting ready to vote

October 16 2018

                  We had a visit from the Victorian Electoral Commission to show us how to enrol to vote and how the voting process works. Voting is important for people to have a say. Sometimes people with a disability can feel excluded from voting and no one communicates […]

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Tips to manage feelings during your NDIS meeting

September 10 2018

To get an effective NDIS plan that reflects the reality of supporting the person you care for does require you to talk honestly about the support you give. Preparing for your NDIS planning meeting, is the time to be honest despite feelings of reluctance. Here are some examples of supports that carers have felt awkward […]

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Seven things to look for in an NDIS Support Co-ordinator?

August 16 2018

If your NDIS plan includes Support Co-ordination you may be unsure what that is. Support Co-ordination plays an important role in making your NDIS plan come alive, by helping you make sure implementation is effective. Here are some of the things a Support Co-ordinator does: • Understands your plan and helps you choose and connect […]

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Join us to raise funds to support people with disability improve their health and wellbeing.

June 25 2018

Join us to support people with disability improve their health and wellbeing. Staying fit is important for each one of us. At Marriott, we offer gym that supports people with disability to reach their fitness goals, but we want to do this better. We need to raise $4,950.00 to buy some gym equipment. We want […]

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Building capacity with independent travel into the city

June 20 2018

Fashion exhibition As part of the Beauty Workshop, we are a group of women who love fashion and attend Marriott’s Roads to Independence (RTI) program, and recently we caught the train and tram to Melbourne Museum to see a fashion exhibition called ‘You Can’t Do That!’ It was all about clothes and designers that ‘broke […]

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Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre, East Boundary Road, East Bentleigh

International Day for People with Disability

December 05 2018

Come and Try Sports Day At Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre On Wednesday 5th December Time – 9.45am-1.30pm There will an exhibition game of Wheelchair AFL featuring players from the recent grand final teams. There is a good chance that there will be some current AFL players attend the event! Watch this space… Save […]

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100 Wheatley Road, McKinnon, Melbourne

For parents of school students – NDIS information session

October 27 2018

              Are you a parent of a school age student with a disability and uncertain about the NDIS? You are not alone. We can help you started or know what you need to do next.  Our experienced NDIS Transition team can help you. Don’t be anxious and definitely don’t hope […]

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Kingston Town Hall, Melbourne

Marriott Support Services Annual General Meeting

November 12 2018

              Bring your friends and family for an enjoyable evening to hear what Marriott has achieved and celebrate our wonderful Marriott Community. At the Kingston Town Hall 6.30pm for 7.00pm start

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