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Chloe sprouts and blooms at Aqua Vista Resort

Tuesday, 11 June 2024
Parked right next to the holiday hot spot of Maroochydore on the Sunshine Coast is the picturesque relaxation destination of Cotton Tree. Centrally located at the heart of the Sunshine Coast, it’s a convenient destination...

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Autism misconceptions: myths vs facts

Wednesday, 3 April 2024
It is estimated that one in thirty-six children have autism spectrum disorder, and yet there is a concerningly large amount of misinformation and misunderstanding that...

All Ability Garage drives inclusion

Wednesday, 13 March 2024
If you take a drive down Morayfield Road just north of Brisbane, cruising past the tree-lined streets and industrial house and home stores, you’ll eventually...

Ethan: my first year at EPIC and my career

Thursday, 25 January 2024
What now? That was probably one of the most terrifying questions you could have asked a 21-year-old me. I had just finished my study, submitted...

Breaking down barriers at Moreton Bay awards

Wednesday, 26 July 2023
No barriers to recreation or leisure. That’s the mission that saw Belgravia Leisure take out the EPIC Assist Award for Accessibility and Inclusiveness Excellence at...

Ethan celebrates one year with Woolworths

Tuesday, 27 June 2023
What began as a simple job trial one night shelving groceries has grown into an epic journey of self-discovery for Woolworths Hinkler employee Ethan. This...

As one door closes, Ron builds another

Tuesday, 29 November 2022
There is a lot more that goes into making a working door than slapping some hinges on a piece of timber and bolting it next...

Resilience is an attitude

Tuesday, 4 October 2022
The past few years have tested the human spirit in more ways than one. From the global pandemic to widespread flooding, communities across Australia have...

Josh rides into meaningful employment  

Friday, 30 September 2022
Sometimes it feels like we are riding through life in the wrong gear. Despite all our efforts, the wheels won’t turn fast enough and every...

Meet the face of the RNA

Wednesday, 21 September 2022
If you have visited the RNA in the past year, you have probably met Zena, their customer relations consultant. Zena and her husband Craig are...

This Women’s Health Week it’s all about you 

Friday, 2 September 2022
Women’s Health Week is a weeklong campaign held nationwide, focusing on improving women’s mental and physical health. Every year, thousands of online and in-person events...

Happy Birthday, Sharon!

Monday, 20 June 2022
Over the weekend, one of EPIC Assist’s (EPIC) dearest participants, Sharon, celebrated her 40th Birthday. The celebrations kicked off last Thursday at Sharon’s work, Coles...

Workplace inclusion is possible – just ask ASA

Tuesday, 24 May 2022
The idea of a data analytics business almost exclusively employing neurologically diverse people may seem impossible, but that is simply not true. The Brisbane-based business,...

Misconceptions about cerebral palsy

Thursday, 5 May 2022
Complex health conditions such as cerebral palsy (CP) are widely misunderstood.   Across the globe, almost 17 million people and 34,000 people here in Australia...

Misconceptions about bipolar disorder

Wednesday, 16 March 2022
Complex mental health conditions, such as bipolar are incredibly misunderstood. Whether it is due to a general lack of understanding or believing in damaging stereotypes...

Mental illness is a chronic illness

Friday, 7 January 2022
Chronic illness is a very broad label that encompasses a range of long-term health conditions. The causes of chronic conditions are varied and complex. Unlike...

Everyone is welcome at the Cape Gateway Motel

Wednesday, 5 January 2022
The Cape Gateway Motel in Mareeba takes pride in providing warm and friendly customer service, where everyone feels welcome. Part of creating this positive environment is...

Rachael: ADHD is my strength, not a barrier

Wednesday, 13 October 2021
This October we are celebrating ADHD Awareness Month. With over 800,000 Australians living with ADHD, it is the most common neurodevelopmental condition yet still very...

Tune in to Mental Health this October

Friday, 1 October 2021
Tuning in to the world around us, as well as ourselves, provides a sense of clarity that is often lost in our busy lives. Practising...

Different ways to say R U OK?

Wednesday, 1 September 2021
Genuine conversations with our friends, family and colleagues are a vital step in combatting suicide and mental health issues. R U OK? Day is an...

Misconceptions about people with PTSD

Monday, 7 June 2021
Over 1 million Australians have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but it is still a very misunderstood mental health condition. 27th June is PTSD Awareness Day,...

Digital accessibility benefits everyone

Monday, 10 May 2021
Every user deserves a positive digital experience on the web. While digital accessibility was once thought of as a ‘nice to have’ element of a...

Country Club just the tee for Tyler & Jack

Thursday, 14 January 2021
Finding supportive employers who create employment opportunities for people with disability is one of the core missions of EPIC Assist (EPIC). Traineeships and work experience...

Dusting off history is serving Josh well

Wednesday, 23 December 2020
Like many Year 12 students Josh spent 2020 thinking about what his future would look like and what career path he would take. This led...

What do the next 30 years look like?

Monday, 30 November 2020
What is the future of disability employment? If the last 30 years are any indication, it will be remarkably different from what it is today....