Category Archive: Hot Press

May 23

CLA visit the Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron

On Thursday April 26th a small group of people from the Community Lifestyle Accommodation group attended for sailing in the Rosza’s Beneteau, Amalie and lunch courtesy of Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron (BYS). Activity such as this as part of the Sailability Blairgowrie program is in a small way support for both the parents and their children …

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May 18

Commonwealth Ombudsman’s report into the NDIS’s plan review system has revealed up to 8,000 people are stuck waiting for an outcome.

The NDIA has accepted the Ombudsman’s 20 recommendations. CLA urges all Carers to join local carer groups, we have power in numbers to push for urgent action to get the NDIS back on track to deliver reasonable and necessary support to the individual with a significant disability. Administration of reviews under the National Disability Insurance Scheme …

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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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Apr 11

Invite: NDIS information session

Melba Support Services

COMMUNITY LIFESTYLE ACCOMMODATION LTD INVITES YOU TO: NDIS information session Date: Thursday 31 May 2018 Time: 10am for 10.30am start – 1.30pm close Venue: Conference room Morning Star Estate, 1 Sunnyside Rd Mt Eliza _________________________________________________________ Information about the National Disability Insurance Scheme & how our speakers can assist you. SPEAKERS WILL COVER: OPTIONS for PLAN MANAGEMENT …

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Apr 10

The Autistic Gardener – series on Channel 4

Autistic Gardener Channel 4

Lovely series to watch where a team of autistic gardeners are challenged to re-design gardens 👍🏼

Mar 26

Many questions answered at today’s General Meeting

General Meeting 26 March 2018

Today’s CLA General Meeting saw many questions answered by Dr John Chesterman OPA Thank you John for helping our carers understand the legal issues that impact on families caring for a person with an cognitive impairment. John handed out the latest publications put out by the OPA. CLA were encouraged to keep up our advocacy …

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Mar 02

Invite: CLA General Meeting & Guest Speaker March 2018

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CLA Members & Parents/Carers welcome   Date: Mon 26 March Time: 10am for 10.30am start – 1.30pm close Venue: Conference room Morning Star Estate, 1 Sunnyside Rd Mt Eliza _________________________________________________________ General meeting attendees welcome @ 10am or 11am for guest speaker GUEST SPEAKER at 11am: John Chesterman (Dr) (Deputy Advocate, Office of the Public Advocate) …

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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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Feb 07

CLA Mad Hatters Tea Party—Event Booked Out

CLA Mad Hatters Tea Party 19 Feb 2018

Monday 19 February 2018 Event Booked Out A fun event planned by CLA for parents/carers to start this year with friendship, relaxation, laughter and sharing information. A free event for primary carers. Our patron Judy Barrett has a beautiful garden at the Morning Star often used for weddings, families get the chance to view the …

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