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A positive outlook can make all the difference

Thursday, 18 August 2022
“I just try to keep positive. I've been down the road of always thinking bad, and you don’t get anything. My legs might not work but I’ve still got my brain,” Shem said. May the...

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Julie brings sparkle to EPIC!

Wednesday, 31 October 2018
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...

Great staff make café all the sweeter

Thursday, 27 September 2018
There’s nothing as sweet as landing a great new job, especially when it involves coating raspberries in chocolate every day. Devonport local Matt started his...

“Keep trying and never give up.” – Blake

Friday, 7 September 2018
If someone told Blake he’d go from unemployed to an award-winning employee within 12 months, he wouldn’t have believed them. But that’s exactly where he’s...

“It’s been great, a win/win.”- Irwin.

Wednesday, 5 September 2018
A young web designer on the autism spectrum is expanding his skillset, thanks to regular work experience with leading Canterbury digital agency Chromatix. Shen has...

FTC Computers hires computer guru

Friday, 29 June 2018
FTC computers began hiring last year for a computer guru who was also skilled in accounting and administration. Owner Steve, having no luck with traditional...

Job seekers with disability urged to dream big

Tuesday, 26 June 2018
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...

Part 2: Homelessness through Roberts eyes

Tuesday, 5 June 2018
The causes of homelessness Following my last article, I would like to continue to share the experiences of Robert, an EPIC job seeker who has...

EPIC Volunteers give a little and change a lot

Friday, 25 May 2018
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...

Michelle’s journey of a thousand steps

Tuesday, 1 May 2018
9 years ago, Michelle Owens' life was turned upside down when she sustained an acquired brain injury from a car accident. Previously, Michelle worked as...

Trust and the NDIS

Monday, 26 March 2018
Aside from headline-grabbing articles about the sustainability and costs of the NDIS lies a lesser-discussed element of the scheme, providing important insight into the hearts...

Cruising for charity

Friday, 23 March 2018
Storm clouds and rain did little to dampen the crowd’s spirits for the annual joint Charity Cruise of the XR6 & XR8 Club of Queensland...

Our CEO puts homelessness on the agenda

Friday, 23 March 2018
This June, 290 CEOs from organisations across Australia will be sleeping under the stars to raise awareness and vital funds for the many Australians who...

AccessAbility Day 2017

Friday, 23 March 2018
We were proud to participate in AccessAbility Day, a new Australian Government initiative connecting employers and people with disability. This pilot project took place in December...

Film fundraiser success for Bundaberg Special School

Friday, 23 March 2018
Our Bundaberg office hosted a film fundraiser event at Moncrieff Entertainment Centre last week, to raise funds for Bundaberg Special School. Guests were treated to refreshments upon arrival...

Time to celebrate our 2017 graduates

Friday, 23 March 2018
EPIC Education Assist has much to celebrate, with two graduation ceremonies held in the past weeks for students who have completed their qualifications. School Attending...

Horticulture trainees at home on the farm

Friday, 23 March 2018
Over the past year, Second Nature Organics in Narangba, affectionately known as ‘The Farm,’ have welcomed a number of valuable team members, all of whom...

Disability is not an excuse for bad behaviour

Friday, 23 March 2018
Don Burke blaming Asperger’s syndrome as his excuse for his behaviour is just that. An excuse. TV personality Burke recently appeared on national television claiming...

Suicide in Australia: how you can help

Friday, 23 March 2018
Suicide is the leading cause of death in Australians aged between 15 and 44 (ABS, Causes of Death, 2015). Latest studies show that these statistics...

Love them and let them go

Friday, 23 March 2018
A recent screening of ABC’s Australian Story featured the captivating tale of a couple who decided to take an unorthodox approach to challenging their son’s...

EPIC does school holidays differently

Friday, 23 March 2018
During the June school holiday period, EPIC Assist initiated our second school holiday intensive training sessions.  These sessions are designed to assist our school trainees...

How disability confident is your workplace?

Friday, 23 March 2018
The Disability Confidence Survey Report reflects a positive shift in disability awareness levels among small to medium enterprises, but concerns remain that this increased awareness is not...

EPIC sponsors Wallaroos Rugby League Club

Friday, 23 March 2018
EPIC Assist (EPIC) is proud to continue our sponsorship of the Under 13s Wallaroos Rugby League Club, an important fixture in the Maryborough community. At EPIC, we’re...

EPIC collaborates with Orange Sky

Friday, 23 March 2018
Just over two years ago, a couple of Brisbane mates had an idea to start a charity. It was a simple concept. Throw a washer...

EPIC opens doors to new Logan office

Friday, 23 March 2018
Having opened the doors to a new office in Logan last week, EPIC Assist (EPIC) are more than OK with being ‘the new kids on...