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Reflections on a busy year, at Marriott Industries.

November 25 2019

There has been a steady flow of work in 2019 at Marriott Industries with this last quarter being our busiest in preparation for Christmas. Marriott Industries is best described as a ‘hive’ of activity with two factories in full operation completing a wide variety of work. We continue to work with a strengths-based model and […]

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We are expanding, Enviro Management Services wins regional work.

November 25 2019

Enviro Management Services (EMS) has successfully expanded its work opportunities in disability employment, through the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) by adding the Morwell region to the existing contract in Cheltenham. EMS entered into an agreement with Latrobe Valley Enterprises (LVE) to undertake the work. Latrobe Valley Enterprises (LVE) is a not-for-profit company […]

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Friends helping each other with internet safety.

‘Tis the season for giving, be careful what you give on the internet.

November 25 2019

The holiday season is a time of fun and joy but it can also be a time when we can feel anxious and lonely. We may reach for our devices to share the moment or to help us feel less alone. Be aware of what you share on the internet. Here are IMPORTANT tips to […]

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There's a variety of jobs at Marriott Industries

Are you interested in working?

November 25 2019

Would you like to find a job, although not sure how? Do you want to expand your social networks, have greater financial independence, improve your health and wellbeing and have a stronger sense of self-worth? If you answered ‘YES’ supported employment may be for you. The NDIS’s goal is to have 30 per cent 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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Rodney (R) volunteers at Marriott Industries.

Fearful of retiring? I’ve got one word to say to you – Volunteer!

October 07 2019

Are you looking for social connection, skill development, friendships and fun? Volunteer! Many of us take for granted the opportunity to volunteer. Barriers still exist for people with disabilities to volunteer, that’s why we are thrilled to receive a community grant from the City of Glen Eira to support individuals, who are considering retiring or […]

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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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Building the team, disability training.

October 02 2019

Recently our Community staff undertook two useful and memorable training sessions. Key Word Sign Marriott Community team welcomed Cathy Basterfield, Owner of Access Easy English and Speech Pathologist for training in Key Word Sign. Key Word Sign, previously Makaton, is a simplified form of signing and a highly effective form of communication. It builds on […]

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Fun in the Park

September 26 2019

On Tuesday we got the bus and the train to Caulfield where we then waited for a tram to Caulfield Park. At the park, we found the perfect spot for our picnic, we laid out our picnic blankets and put music on the speaker. Isabelle and Jess played throw and catch while Andrew and Michael […]

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Wills and Trusts information session

August 18 2020

Are you uncertain how to ensure the person you care for is provided for in the future? Jennifer Jackson is a lawyer who specialises in estate planning for people with disability. Get answers to your questions or get started planning for the future. Join Jennifer Tuesday 18th of August, 6pm-7.30 pm at Wheatley Road, McKinnon […]

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Kingston Town Hall, Banquet Room

Save the Date – Annual General Meeting

November 16 2020

Monday 18th November, 6pm Kingston Town Hall Save the date for our Annual Meeting. More details to follow  

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