Abilities Plus - Learning By Doing Group provides education in horticulture, conservation and land management, combined with literacy and life skills, to people with disability and the disadvantaged in the Gold Coast community. The group provides pathways to employment in landscaping and … Read more about Horticultural trainees learn by doing with Abilities Plus
EPIC’s Community Grants program provides financial assistance to organisations who create opportunities and welcome people with disability. The grant recipients for round 3 represent the diverse community that EPIC supports. These include rehabilitation and exercise programs, theatre and comedy … Read more about Community Grants Round 3 recipients announced
Night Ninjas are springing to action in the Redland community and tackling the challenges of homelessness and hardship head-on with an EPIC Community Grant. As a part of their unique support program, Night Ninjas are paving the way towards inclusivity goals and helping people with disability conquer … Read more about Night Ninjas tackle stigma with EPIC Community Grant
It’s a common misconception that people with disability won’t be able to play sport or be part of a team. Noosa Australian Football Club are confronting this stereotype one football match at a time – and EPIC is proud to be cheering them on with a community grant. We were impressed to learn of … Read more about Noosa Tigers smash stereotypes one match at a time
This National Volunteer Week EPIC is celebrating the generous contributions of volunteers who are making the world a more inclusive and accepting place for people with disability. National Volunteer Week (20-26 May 2019) is a great opportunity to say thank you to the 6 million Australians who … Read more about It’s National Volunteer Week – how are you making a world of difference?
Gold Coast Green Living are focused on creating vibrant, accessible public gardens for the whole community. Their latest endeavour, called ‘Ediblescapes’, incorporates herbs, spiral gardens, and large, braille signage. Project Coordinator Jorge Cantellano says that the landscape is the perfect hub … Read more about Green Living nurturing inclusion with sensory garden
For almost 100 years, Hervey Bay Baptist Church (HBBC) has been transforming lives and spreading hope within the local community. As a part of their dedication to inclusion and diversity, they hold Auslan translated services every Sunday, and they have now further extended their reach even … Read more about Hervey Bay church welcomes the community with their new counselling room
Everyone deserves to enjoy the beach, and Bribie Island Surf Life Saving Club’s Seahorse Nippers Program is dedicated to making this a reality. EPIC Assist is proud to support initiatives that encourage diversity and inclusion, and we recently awarded Bribie Island Surf Club’s Seahorse Nippers … Read more about Seahorse Nippers help children with disability make a splash at Bribie