Category Archive: Events

Aug 22

Celebrating Carer’s Week with Lunch & Show

CLA Carers lunch sponsors

YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO: CELEBRATING CARERS WEEK LUNCH & SHOW   Date: Mon 15 Oct’18 Time: 10am for 10.30am start – 2pm Venue: Morning Star Estate, 1 Sunnyside Rd, Mt Eliza _________________________________________________________ FEATURING: Bernadette Mether Vaughan Wilson Piano Beleura Village Choir Chris Mc Conechey (The Master Of The Washboard) HOSTED BY PATRON JUDY BARRET MC Russell …

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Jun 29

Great support at Bunnings Sizzle

CLA Sausage Sizzle at Bunnings

Big thank you to those who popped in for a snag on Wednesday May 23rd and the volunteers who braved the cold weather. You helped us raise a whopping $1,200 – all to go towards supporting carers of children with disability. On behalf of them we thank you deeply! SaveSave

Apr 21

Proud Performance by Beleura Village Chorus

Another fundraising delight organised by the CLA brings in much needed funds for building accommodation for adults with a disability. On Sunday 8th April, 2018, our fundraising team member Carole organised the very successful High Tea & Silent Auction at the Beleura Village Chorus to Blue Hills Rise Village in Cranbourne raising a whopping $1,965 …

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Feb 28

50 Days To Go!

To celebrate 50 days to go to the Games, the Administrator of the Commonwealth Linda Dessau AC hosts Special Olympics Inc. Chairman Tim Shriver, Special Olympics Australia Board and hundreds of athletes, families and supporters at Government House in Canberra. Photo: Peter Muhlbock.

This past weekend only 50 days to the Games with Special Olympics Inc. was celebrated with Chairman Dr. Tim Shriver and hundreds of athletes, familes and supporters at Government House in Canberra. To date they have had expressions of interest for 748 of the 850 volunteer positions required to host the Games – this is an …

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Feb 23

Frolics & friendship at CLA’s Mad Hatters Tea Party

CLA’s Mad Hatters Tea Party

Happy memories were made under the rose arbour of the stunning Morning Star Estate in Mt Eliza. Beautiful food and service delighted our guests. Outrageously decorated hats were the theme of the day which brought on tears of laughter. Our independent judges for the “Hats in the Field” competition had a difficult task of choosing …

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Nov 08

Advise from the Clarke-Burrows before moving back to the UK

Alan & Terry fundraising for CLA

My husband Alan and I have lived in Australia for 15 years. We have been very proud to be new Australians and spent many hours of our time volunteering to help improve services for disabled young people and their carers on the Peninsular. Supporting the organisation of CLA has been a privilege because we are …

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Nov 04

Over $1,600 raised at Family Fun Day in Dromana

Thank you for all your help with raising awareness for this great organisation and to raise some much needed funds at the Family Fun Fete last week. We raised just over $1,600 and although a quiet day in the area it was a good community day with special thanks to all volunteers, #UnitingChurchAU for donating …

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Oct 24

Reception at Government House to mark the 25th anniversary of Carers Victoria

Marie Hell and her son Adrian pictured with the Governor.

Monday 23 Oct – Reception at Government House to mark the 25th anniversary of #CarersVictoria. Carers from across Victoria enjoyed drinks and canapés.   The Hon Linda Dessau AC Governor of Victoria made a speech along with the president of Carers Vic. The Governor also invited all the guests to walk around the beautiful rooms …

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Oct 22


Community Lifestyle Accommodation LTD held their annual carers lunch event at the stunning Morning Star Estate in Mt Eliza to recognise the unsung heroes in our local community, parents/carers who provide lifelong 24/7 care to an adult loved son or daughter. CLA’s patron Judy Barrett hosted the event, MC Russell Joseph, candidate for Nepean, spoke …

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Sep 21

CLA Community Day – Fete & Family Fun

Join us for family fun and bargains! This event is being run for CLA. 100% of money raised will be given to help them provide homes for adults with a disability & support their carers. STALLS & ENTERTAINMENT: Art Stall Crafts & Cards Baby items Books Childrens Toys Harvest Table Linen Nearly new clothing Old …

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