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EMS plants at Seaford Level Crossing Removal.

August 14 2019

Enviro Management Services’ (EMS) crews have planted 30,000 plants as part of the Seaford level crossing removal project. Crew members with disability are integrated into operational teams to deliver quality work as part of the project. EMS crews will now maintain the site with more planting likely as the project advances. Take a look next […]

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A day in the city, what we learnt – disability support.

July 22 2019

We were all are excited to go to the National Gallery of Victoria; we learnt a few things from this outing. When travelling in a group it is very important to do proper co-ordination so we do not get lost. It helps to listen actively and pay attention to others. We learnt how to participate […]

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What is one of the most popular NDIS supports?

July 21 2019

Not surprising, since the early days of the NDIS people consistently say that participating in the community is a high priority. People with disability often experience barriers to connect in their community and find their social connections are predominantly with family. Here are 3 benefits of participating in our community. It can lead to improved […]

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Employment opens doors to participate in life

May 16 2019

Employment brings so many benefits and yet there are too few people with employment supports in their NDIS plan with only 6 per cent of 15 to 24 year-olds and 2 per cent of people 25 and over with employment supports. Customised Employment Customised Employment is an individual approach matching the skills, interests and the […]

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Disability holiday support around Melbourne

May 02 2019

Getting out and about in the holidays We had a ball last week with some fabulous activities. We got the VL train to Castlemaine, had a day at Sovereign Hill, checked out both Werribee and Melbourne Zoos and went to the Melbourne Museum. All were thoroughly enjoyable. Due to high winds on the bay on […]

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How to prepare for your NDIS plan review?

February 24 2019

What is a plan review? Plan reviews are a part of the NDIS. Your plan review helps you measure your progress against your goals, identify any changes in your life since the plan was set and explore new goals. When do plan reviews happen? Towards the end of your first year as an NDIS participant, […]

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Jess in the kitchen

Finding my interest – in a commercial kitchen, Jess’ story.

November 13 2018

18 months ago, I started volunteering at Fairway Aged Care Hostel in Sandringham, in the commercial kitchen. At first, I was very nervous but then I got used to it and really like it. What I like about volunteering at Fairway is working with the chefs, especially Carl, who is cool to work with. He […]

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Marriott Industries celebrates 10 years

Marriott Industries celebrates 10 years at Keys Road Cheltenham

November 05 2018

Marriott Industries (MI) has much to celebrate especially over the last 10 years when we moved to our current site at Keys Road Cheltenham. Before moving to the Keys Rd site the Supported Employees said there were too many days without enough work and remember being bored, saying it was unpleasant being idle. Listen to […]

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Sleep and NDIS

Are you getting enough sleep, does it matter? how can NDIS help?

October 04 2018

Did you know 38% of Australians don’t get enough sleep? That’s 4 out of every 10 people, amounting to 7.4 million tired Aussies. The Australian Sleep Health Foundation recommends that the average adult aim to get between 7 and 9 hours sleep per night, however many Australians are getting far less. And if you think […]

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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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Westfield Southland

Promotion at Westfield Southland

August 21 2019

The gardening group from Roads to Independence (RTI) are promoting Marriott at Westfield Southland, in front of the Commonwealth Bank. Come and say Hello, hear about Marriott and make a donation to receive a lovingly made succulent mini garden. When – Wednesday 21st August, 10am-5pm Contact – Lucy for more details [email protected]  

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Out and about

Holiday activities coming up

September 30 2019

The holiday activities are on again. From Monday 30th September to Friday 4th October Details to follow. Book in your interest now with Julia on 03 9557 6909 or [email protected]

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Our Community, 2018 AGM

Marriott Community Hub, 100 Wheatley Road, McKinnon

Our Annual Meeting

November 18 2019

Join us to hear about the year at Marriott. Put the date in your diary with more details to follow.

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