They have carried the culture, language, and traditions of their communities for tens of thousands of years, and today they continue to advocate for their peoples’ rights. That’s why women are in the spotlight this NAIDOC Week (8 – 15 July 2018), a time we celebrate the achievements and culture … Read more about Because of her, we can! NAIDOC Week celebrates the essential contributions of women
ABC’s popular Q&A program last night hosted a disability special, providing people with disability and their advocates a valuable platform to share their experiences. The panel, which included the likes of wheelchair athlete Dylan Alcott, actor and dancer Kiruna Stamell, and former Disability … Read more about Job seekers with disability urged to dream big
Hiring people with disability at Crepe Café Aspley has been a game-changer both personally and professionally for owner Emma. In the three years she has been connected with EPIC, Emma has provided employment opportunities for six people with disability. She has had her ideas of disability … Read more about “People with a disability can do a lot more than what society labels them with,” Emma.
The success of Petite Waffles was revolutionised when they began hiring people with disability, says manager Eli Magnus. Petite Waffles began working with EPIC six years ago, first bringing Peter aboard before hiring an additional three people with disability. Eli is passionate about the change … Read more about “Peter is Petite Waffles, he brings such an amazing atmosphere to this company.” – Eli Magnus
Every day at EPIC we support incredible job seekers who are working hard to make their dreams a reality. We met Lincoln in July 2017, when he required assistance commencing the Skills for Education and Employment program through TAFE. We helped Lincoln start the program, and in the meantime … Read more about “I love earning money… I even bought my mum a necklace and shouted her out to lunch.” – Lincoln
What do you want from life? What do you want to achieve? Goal setting helps us to become more aware and purposeful in making the decisions that create our reality. Without clear goals and a plan to achieve them, our dreams and wishes remain just that- dreams and wishes. When you set goals, you … Read more about Developing a personal action plan
The causes of homelessness Following from my last article, I would like to continue to share the experiences of Robert, an EPIC job seeker who has experienced the lasting effects of homelessness. This morning I had the pleasure of hearing the QLD CEO of St Vincent De Paul, Peter Maher speak on … Read more about Part 2: Homelessness through Roberts eyes
National Volunteer Week (21 – 27 May) is a great opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge the generous contribution of Australia’s volunteers. This year’s theme: Give a little. Change a lot, represents the millions of volunteers who make a profound impact on their communities, just by giving a … Read more about EPIC Volunteers give a little and change a lot