Families flocked to the Karingal Karnivale on March 14, with the
all-inclusive fair bringing the community together for an evening
of fun and festivities.
Geelong Mayor Cr Darryn Lyons officially launched the M~M2014 on
March 13 at Deakin's Waterfront Campus. Sporting an impressive set
of wings made for the inaugural M~M event in 2009, Darryn set the
scene for the unique event known as Geelong's 24 hour extreme Arts
Walk alongside Parkour experts and a selection of community
The countdown is on to the opening of the new Karingal
Kommercial building, with construction expected to finish later
this month, ready for staff and supported employees to move into in
It is an exciting period for the branch and will consolidate the
three areas of operation it offers - business solutions, food
services and environmental solutions.
Two special guests helped helped launch the SPINES (SPinal
Injury Networks Education and Support) carer support group, with
London Paralympian Sam McIntosh and acclaimed singer Tim McCallum
speaking about the crucial role that carers play.
Cooking a roast chicken, getting motivated to complete domestic
tasks and learning what a balanced diet consists of - these are
some of the goals that participants have set in the new Living and
Following the launch of its Little Creatures Brewery in Geelong,
leading food and beverage company Lion paid a rewarding visit to
Karingal BacLinks organised for a small team of people from Lion
to participate in a hands-on experience with Karingal's business
services branch on February 4, with 18 employees taking up the
You only have to hear Cassie Callander's thoughts to realise how
successful the Work… My Way project was.
On February 27, Cassie was one of 14
females from Karingal Participate that took part in the
Conversations about death and dying are often avoided but
Karingal's ARCsupport is helping raise awareness of the important
topic with its Advance Care Planning project.
Cabinet making and joinery, plumbing, bricklaying,
electrotechnology and horticulture are just some of the trades that
girls from Geelong, Bellarine and Surf Coast schools will sample on
Tuesday 1 April at the 2014 Girls' Big Day Out.