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BacLinks educates, supports and creates opportunities for businesses and community agencies to engage with each other for mutual benefit.

 

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Harrison broadens his horizons with NDIS

With the  National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starting to roll out across Australia this month, it was an opportunity to celebrate how the scheme has already changed the lives of thousands of Australians, such as Harrison.

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Karingal expands to North East Melbourne

Karingal has started an exciting new chapter, offering services and supports for people with a disability in the North East Melbourne area.

The expansion, which started July 1, coincides with the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in the area.

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Karingal Foundation and Karingal BacLinks combine

The Karingal Foundation has combined with Karingal BacLinks in a new-look department that will continue to link with the community, fundraise and develop partnerships that benefit Karingal clients and promote a fully inclusive community.

Karingal Chief Operating Officer Brandon Howard was looking forward to seeing the development of the new department.

 

 

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Top honour for Daryl at state disability awards

Former Karingal Chief Executive Officer Daryl Starkey was recognised at the Victorian Disability Awards with induction onto the Lifetime Achievement Honour Roll.

The Lifetime Achievement category recognises exceptional individuals who have made a significant contribution over the past 20 years and demonstrated an outstanding commitment to empowering people with a disability and improving outcomes for people with a disability.

 

 

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Elder abuse forum

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was recognised on June 15 when Eastern Hub Geelong hosted The Geelong Elder Abuse Forum.

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Clubhouse hopes to welcome new members at new base

With a new home, Geelong Acquired Brain Injury Clubhouse (GABIC) founding member Amanda Gordon-Young says the group is hoping to welcome new members.

The clubhouse has moved from Pakington Street to the fully inclusive Eastern Hub Geelong, hosting weekly meetings for people in the Geelong region with an acquired brain injury.

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Media release - A fresh approach to workplace volunteering

Volunteers have put their hands up to get their hands dirty in a program that will improve access to fresh and healthy food for residents in Geelong's northern suburbs.

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Media release - Wyndham Workplace Big Day Out

Volunteers from the Wyndham region will tap into the invaluable benefits of volunteering at the inaugural Wyndham Workplace Big Day Out.

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Media release - Creative talents on show at KarnivART

What do Lee Kernaghan, Marilyn Manson  and a combi van have in common? They will all feature in KarnivART Geelong 2016, which has attracted a record-breaking amount of entries.

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Brain Injury Awareness Week 2016 - Caring for the Carers Day Wednesday, 17 August, 2016 Do you support a loved one living with an acquired brain injury? Join us for Caring for the Carers Day.
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