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Building Better Mental Health Services Together
“When you live with a mental health condition, it’s good to be valued and considered as a decision-maker.” Cate is a member ofRead more.
Short Term Accommodation
Under the NDIS respite is known as Short-Term Accommodation. Planned Short-Term Respite can be a fantastic experience for people with a disability; offering opportunitiesRead more.
Volunteering at The Great Stupa
Joe volunteers at The Great Stupa. Joe contributed to the construction of a large lantern called “Burning the Bad” forRead more.
Members of Creative Links are trying out new activities and meeting new people. Volunteering at a home for older people; attendingRead more.
Described by Australian theatre industry leaders as having ‘what it takes to be a professional theatre company’, Bendigo’s CreateAbility PerformanceRead more.
Communication Training Makes a Difference
Outcomes for two men with intellectual disability following communication support training for their workers. Authors: Meg Irwin & Tara SheridanRead more.
Social Connections for Aging Well
Golden City Support Services is a My Aged Cared provider supporting older people and people with dementia and their families.Read more.
Catching up for lunch every Friday
Elaine looks forward to Friday lunch. Not only does she enjoy skipping cooking, she catches up with her friends. TheRead more.
David is one of over 100 volunteers at Uniting AgeWell. He started volunteering with the support of Creative Links, aRead more.
Find out something new
Wayne’s advice to anyone who is invited to try something new is; “Give it a go.” He never knew that he couldRead more.
Melissa Gordon-Cooke’s small business “Mels Munchies” has been operating for several years now. One of Mel’s favourite parts of any workday is countingRead more.
Choice to change
It happens to all of us – sometimes the same routine stops giving us challenges and meaning, and we areRead more.
A Slow Cooker Made it Easy
Cooking has always been difficult for Ivan. “It wasn’t easy to learn how to cook,” he said. “Until I purchasedRead more.
Cooking To Share
Tam’s housemate Paula inspired her to start cooking. “When I came around for a sleepover she was baking,” says Tam,Read more.
Confident to Try Something New
Justin is growing in his confidence. Justin is a young man with a disability who is supported at his regularRead more.
Shopping and Auslan
Can you imagine going shopping without being able to ask anyone a question, or hear his or her answer? CommunicationRead more.
Expand Your Impact event supported by Golden City Support Services
Make A Change Australia is an organisation dedicated to supporting local community leaders, social entrepreneurs and anyone wanting to makeRead more.
2018 is a big year for createAbility
CreateAbility is recognised in the program of activities for the Regional Centre for Culture 2018. This program highlights and promotesRead more.
Creative Links and Communication
Creative Links takes place every weekday and aims to build the capacity of individuals in finding their interests and asRead more.
Where could your could your interest lead?
Creative Links explores what people are interested in and connects them with people and opportunities that extend those interests. Lee-EllenRead more.
How to be inclusive
In a world dominated by screens and social media, libraries are the architecture of community connection. “We have dramatically transformedRead more.
Care for your mental health
Your mental health is important. “How each of us care for our mental health is different,” says Ian McLean CEORead more.
Love and Blindness Create the Future
One of the best stories of innovation and designing for the future I know is about a blind Contessa andRead more.
Tips to Stay Connected
George had played billiards for years and was a bit sick of it. A friend suggested, “I think you shouldRead more.
The Garden is the Place to Connect
At the base of Victoria Hill, in Energetic Street you will find the Long Gully Community Garden. Fruit and vegiesRead more.
Positive Behaviour Support Training
Golden City Support Services makes a difference in people’s lives. “We are proud to have the skills of positive behaviourRead more.
Create A Fresh Outlook
It was later in life that Jan first got to truly do what she loves, painting. “I remember my introductionRead more.
The Essential Ingredients for the Best Home Cooked Meals
“Every time I serve up my cooking I feel a buzz. I feel so pleased that I have done itRead more.
The Economic Benefits of the NDIS in Victoria
National Disability Services and Every Australian Counts have released a paper in 2017 showing the potential scale of the economicRead more.
Taradale Community Trees
Have you noticed by the side of the road or on vacant blocks old neglected fruit trees? Jon and GlennRead more.
Life is better with friends
What is not to love about escaping into a film with popcorn or a choc-top at the local cinema? GoingRead more.