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Culinary class on show

Budding chefs got a taste of what it was like to present a restaurant-quality three-course menu during the 'Y' Chef Cooking Challenge.

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NDIS rollout: Karingal ready to support expansion

Karingal is preparing to expand its services following the historical announcement of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) rollout plans for Victoria.

As announced on September 16, the scheme will be introduced progressively across the state over the next three years, starting 1 July 2016.


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Karingal Foundation event season begins: Musicians and golfers unite for a great cause

Karingal Foundation event season begins: Musicians and golfers unite for a great cause.

The Music To A Tee 2015-16 season has been announced with some of Australia's finest musicians performing for Karingal. In the lead-up to the major Hundred Hole Hike and Music to A Tee on January 22, some incredible acts will take to the stage.

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From the CEO: Thanks for the warm welcome

It's been more than three months since I started as Karingal's Chief Executive Officer - and hasn't the time flown.

I would like to thank you all - staff, clients, families, Board members, business partners and community leaders - for welcoming me into the organisation. In a short amount of time I have seen first-hand how friendly and compassionate the Karingal community is, and I'm honoured to be a part of it.

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Barwarre residents rally for orphange

Barwarre Gardens Retirement Village residents Dawn and Wayne Renfrey have helped lay the foundations for a better life for South African children.

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A fond farewell for Daryl

There was barely a dry eye at Karingal Kommercial on August 25 when outgoing Karingal Chief Executive Officer Daryl Starkey was farewelled. 

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NDIS helps Robert play a lead role in life

To hear Robert Kelly playing piano each day at Karingal's shared living house in Ocean Grove is a pleasant reminder of how the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) can enrich someone's life.

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A fitting farewell for Daryl

With Daryl Starkey closing the curtains on his 15-year career as Karingal CEO, the Karingal Foundation Gala was the perfect opportunity to celebrate his significant contribution.



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From the CEO: A fond farewell

After 15 years, the time has come to say goodbye to the Karingal community.

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