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Vote to Make the NDIS Work

When the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was first conceived it promised a brighter future for thousands of Australians. Today that promise is falling short.The problem is that the way in which the NDIS is being delivered means it's not yet working for everyone. Complex planning processes and red tape are creating roadblocks Too many

2021-04-11T06:21:14+10:00April 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Launch of 2019 M2M Challenge

Greenacres is very proud to announce the safe arrival of our newest family member. Weighing in at 11 tonnes and measuring 11.5 metres, we couldn't be prouder of him. So proud, in fact, that we have made him the star of the Greenacres M2M Challenge 2019 Launch. Greenacres CEO, Chris Christodoulou, said the organisation wanted

2021-04-11T06:21:14+10:00March 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

‘Big Ass’ Fan Keeps Us Cool

Building One is officially the coolest place to work in the ADE thanks to the installation of a 'Big Ass' (yes, that's the name of it!) ceiling fan. The massive fan has been partly funded by a grant from Local Federal MP, Sharon Bird's 'Stronger Communities Program'. Sharon Bird was pleased to visit Building One,

2021-04-11T06:21:14+10:00February 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|

UOW College Grows Greenacres Art Collection

 It may not be in the same league as the famous water lilies of French Impressionist, Claude Monet, but the stunning water lilies painting unveiled at UOW College on February 4 is certainly creating a stir.Instead of rushing past the previously blank wall, staff and students were taking a break in their busy day to

2021-04-11T06:21:14+10:00February 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Greenacres Celebrates 65 Years

Across 14 Greenacres centres this week there will be dancing, cake and plenty of reminiscing as over 600 participants, staff and friends of Greenacres celebrate 65 years of supporting people with disability in our region. Kicking off the celebrations on Thursday, November 29 was Greenacres Enterprises. Special guests, staff and supported employees listened to speeches,

2021-04-11T06:21:14+10:00December 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Outsider Artists Exhibition

The Greenacres Outsider Artists exhibition is the culmination of the artistic vision and practice of over 70 artists with disability. It is impossible to categorise the art in this exhibition as our artists do not intellectualise their work or limit themselves to what is fashionable. Instead, they create as a way to communicate to the

2021-04-11T06:21:14+10:00October 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Perfect Day for M2M Challenge

Once again the Greenacres M2M Challenge, held on Sunday July 29, was a huge success. The weather was perfect, the atmosphere was amazing and close to 1000 participants made it over the finish line. Last year's winner, Jeff Chasling, was first again with a time of 52.05, followed by new comers Thomas Kiprotich and Marcus

2021-04-11T06:21:14+10:00August 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Rachael’s First Solo Exhibition

After spending years developing her distinctive artistic style, talented Greenacres supported employee, Rachael Young, is thrilled to be holding her first solo art exhibition. For Rachael, who is 26-years-old and has Down syndrome, art is the perfect creative outlet as it has no right or wrong and when she is not happy with something, she

2021-04-11T06:21:14+10:00June 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|
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