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January 2018 Newsletter

Happy new year to all our valued clients. We are pleased to let you know the progress on CARS coming together with Multicap is well underway. It’s been a busy return back to the new year with services resuming to all clients and of course the fervent planning for the coming year. Here is a brief update on our progress. …

2017 Christmas Fundraising Raffle

Buy tickets now It’s that fabulous time of the year again, when a large group of extremely generous people donate wonderful goodies for our Christmas fundraising raffle. All funds raised will support our Hub Passion for Life program and will make a real difference to local people living with disability. This year, we have: A gigantic stocking of Christmas goodies …

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Can You Donate a Christmas Gift for a Local Child Living with Disability?

Kids! Be You, 0ur much-loved Summer Holiday program for kids aged 5-18 living with disability, will be happening from 11 December 2017 through to 13  January 2018. And a favourite part of that program – for kids and support workers alike – is a visit from Santa Claus and a special Christmas gift for each child. We’re seeking donations of …

October 2017 Newsletter

Welcome to another CARS monthly snapshot. Hope you have all had a moment to read our Year in Review document circulated at AGM last month. Online here, or grab a copy in office. As a follow up to the AGM and news that CARS is actively seeking a future partner, here is a brief update. There is a feeling of …

Carers Week High Tea Pics

To the fabulous carers who were able to join us last week for high tea – thank you for coming along and we hope you had a wonderful time! To you, and all of our incredible carers, we applaud the courage, resilience and unwavering love you display each and every day.  

September 2017 Newsletter

We held our Annual General Meeting on Monday 18th September. Thanks to our members, clients and guests who joined us to show their interest and support of CARS. Our Year in Review document was presented and is now available. It is a fresh and colourful snapshot of the past year at CARS. Some inspiring client stories appear, along with our …

2016/17 Year in Review

We held our 2017 Annual General Meeting on Monday 18 September, with a fantastic turnout from employees, volunteers, clients, carers and families. To celebrate the year that was, we’ve put together a document that talks about some of the highlights. We hope you enjoy our 2016/17 Year in Review booklet. Click the image below to view the booklet, or use this …

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August 2017 Newsletter

Happy August to all of our wonderful clients, employees and supporters! Last month, we celebrated the success of our Kids! Be You holiday program, and in our excitement began to plan for the next one. NDIS planning has kept us super busy from an internal perspective and has involved hearing experiences and advice from organisations who are rolling the new …

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CARS updated vision and mission: looking to the future with intention

Our annual planning day on Saturday 20th May was such an enjoyable and productive day. I was incredibly inspired by the commitment of everyone who came along and shared their experiences and ideas. This was a critical exercise for CARS. It’s so easy for us to get bogged down in the day-today ‘doing’ activities – the real and important work …