Events & Stories
News and Stories
Registered Vs. Unregistered NDIS Service Providers
It has been a decade since the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Act 2013 was implemented, resulting in a transformational change in the NDIS and the lives of those who use it. Although this has generally been positive, introducing profit-seeking companies, and offering cheaper alternatives, was only a matter of time.
Meet Sarah, DisabilityCo’s Care Manager
We are excited for the community to get to know the care manager behind The Disability Company (DisabilityCo), Sarah Canvert, who brings a wealth of expertise and personal experience to the DisabilityCo team. She has 20 years of knowledge and expertise in the disability sector, as well as lived experience with disability having grown up with a brother with autism.
The impact of L’Arté Central Social Enterprise in employing people with disability
According to research, 93% of unemployed people with disability have difficulty finding work. L’Arté Central Social Enterprise Café, Florist & Art Space is making the workplace more inclusive of employees with disability.
Grattan House Impact: George’s Story
Did you know that Grattan House is not only a great place to explore the city but can really make a difference in someone’s life? We want to share with you George’s story and how Grattan House became a home away from home for this amazing human being.
Family Fun Day at The Cranbourne Eagles Football Club
We’re hosting a Family Fun Day to fundraise for the All-Abilities Cranbourne Eagles Football Team. There will be a $2 sausage sizzle, a free jumping castle and car show, as well as $2 face painting and $2 henna body art.
Social Saturday’s Movie Club
We are proud to be launching our Social Saturday Events at Grattan House, our Respite Accommodation in the city! Each month is a different theme, ranging from Dessert Socials to Pokemon Club Catch Ups. Social Saturdays is a great chance for you to come down to Grattan House and have a fun time meeting other like-minded people.
Easter Time at Grattan House
Looking to make new friends and have fun doing Easter activities in the holiday break? Join us at Grattan House in April, where you can celebrate Easter time with our super friendly support workers.
DisabilityCo Webinar on Supporting NDIS Participants from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds (CALD)
We believe this webinar topic on cultural competency is important to know when dealing with NDIS participants who speak other languages and have different cultural customs and belief systems.
Relaxing City Escape
Looking for a fun three-day city escape to unwind and have a break from your every day life? Join us in the city for High Tea, Painting, Massage Treatments, Movie Nights, Mocktails and Baking Fun.
Respite Get Away in Phillip Island
Summer is here, we are excited for our upcoming respite camp in Phillip Island. Island Bay Ranch offers an extensive number of awesome on-site facilities such a huge lawn and barbeque area, fire pit, inground trampoline and playground, table tennis, basketball and tennis court, and cinema area… just to name a few!