EPIC Assist's Community Grants for Round 1 have been awarded, and we are proud to be supporting the following 27 organisations, located all along east coast of Australia: Community Living Assocation Inc. Girl Guides Disability Matters Bundaberg Country Dressage Group Inc. St Vincent … Read more about Congratulations grants recipients
Today is International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD), and it’s an ideal opportunity to reflect on what people with disability bring to our communities. EPIC’s celebration of IDPwD is our annual art exhibition, A World of Difference, which runs from 11-21 December at Graydon Gallery in New … Read more about Today is International Day of People with Disability!
This week (26 – 30 November), employers all over the country are opening their doors to job seekers with disability for a single day as part of AccessAbility Day. For Windsor coffee shop, The Low Road, the decision to offer the one day experience to local barista, Arra was a simple one. The … Read more about Low Road café provides high road to employment for job seeker with disability
A six-week internship with the remuneration service department at Mercy Health is paying off for jobseeker Michael, turning into a paid position after he impressed his managers with his performance. Michael explains that his job entails working on the computer, and looking after a range of … Read more about “It’s been such a positive experience for us” – Alicia
Superstar motivational speaker Julie Cross visited our Windsor service centre yesterday to run a session with our Regional Coordinators, Operations and State Managers, and members of our Senior Leadership team. Julie spent over an hour sharing valuable wisdom with our leaders, before revealing a … Read more about Julie brings sparkle to EPIC!
Georgia-Rose has set her sights on a future in disability services, after her job at EPIC Maryborough sparked a newfound passion. Georgia-Rose has been completing the work experience component of her Certificate II in Business in EPIC Maryborough’s reception area. “I answer the phones, cover … Read more about “Helping people with disability is something I feel strongly about” – Georgia-Rose.
There are multiple challenges in life that can exacerbate stress, create disillusionment, and contribute to burnout. It is important that these challenges are managed in order to ensure we remain at our best. Self-care is a term that is often referred to in order to counteract the stresses of … Read more about Prioritising self-care
Giving is good for you There is a growing body of scientific evidence promoting the health benefits of helping others. Giving has been identified as a positive way to boost wellbeing, whether it be through random acts of kindness, volunteering, or some other altruistic activity. While people often … Read more about Giving boosts mental wellbeing