Yearly Archive: 2016

How do Code Red Fire Warnings affect Gateways?

With our summer ahead the Fire Season starts as well. During the Fire Season, the Fire Danger Rating will feature in Weather Forecasts and be broadcasted on Radio and TV and appear in some newspapers. In Victoria, the highest fire warning on the Fire Danger Rating Index is referred to...
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What does it mean to be a ‘Registered Disability Service Provider’?

Under the NDIS, some – but not all – providers are registered disability service providers. People who self-manage their NDIS package can choose to use either a registered or an un-registered disability service provider. Choosing a registered disability service provider ensures that stronger safeguards and accountability measures are in place,...
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Ally launches a delicious new business

2017 is set to be an exciting year for Ally Deller, who will be launching her own business ‘Moopster’s Munchies.’   Ally who completed year 12 this year, has been busy like other young people...
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Celebrating International Day of People with a Disability

Meet David, who participates in our Social Connect program and is one of our many valued volunteers… David joined our Social Connect program 1 year ago and is a very valued member of our Gateways team. Thanks to a donation of Honda power equipment from the Honda Foundation and Rex...
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Inspirational Torquay student raises money through school project

Torquay school girl Abbey Brown, has raised an incredible amount of more than $250 for Gateways Support Services as part of a school project. Abbey, who is 11 and in grade 5 at Torquay College,...
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Sensory friendly Santa is coming to town!

We’re excited to announce that our community partner Westfield Geelong, will again be offering Sensory Santa photography Sessions this Christmas. For many children on the Autism Spectrum, sensory issues often make it difficult for them to...
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Carers Week 2016 – Meet Tina & Kaye

A part of our Carers Week celebrations, we’ve met some of the many carers in our Gateways community. Today we’d like you to meet Tina and her mum Kaye who are part of our Cafe...
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Carers Week 2016 – Meet Alex & Emma

This week is National Carers Week. A time to join together to recognise the outstanding contributions of Australia’s 2.7 million carers and the difference they make to their families and communities. Today we’d like you to...
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Carers Week 2016 – Meet Carly & Charlotte

National Carers Week 2016 is here! This week is all about joining together to recognise the outstanding contributions of Australia’s 2.7 million carers and the difference they make to their families and communities. Like Carly...
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Cafe Care Connect – come for a chat, cuppa and craft!

Over the last year, Gateways and Geelong West Neighbourhood House have developed our new Cafe Care Connect program, which offers older people and their carers a friendly place to come together. Each week the group...
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