24 job seekers connected with the EPIC Bundaberg team have been served up more than jobs this June, taking part in a Jamie’s Ministry of Food program to learn practical cooking skills. Over five-weeks, participants learn how to whip up affordable and healthy meals that can be made on the fly. For … Read more about EPIC Assist serving up more than jobs in Bundaberg
Becoming a new dad can be scary, exciting, extremely challenging, and rewarding. With the transition to fatherhood comes a change in the dynamics in how you live your life. Whether you are introducing a new child to your family or are already supporting young children, it helps to be proactive about … Read more about Maintaining your mental health as a new dad
Traditionally, strength is measured by how many weights you can lift. But what does it mean to be a strong man? True strength is a quiet and unstoppable sense of purpose that drives you forward and defines how you respond to adversity. It is not brute force, but rather an internal strength that … Read more about Men’s Health Week
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
At EPIC Assist (EPIC), we’re committed to preparing people with disability for the workforce and supporting them to reach their potential. We recently chatted to Brayden, a young man on the autism spectrum who has been studying Retail. Over the last six months, Brayden has been completing the … Read more about Everything’s stacking up for Brayden at IKEA
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