Stories

Kylie finds a new order
Kylie finds a new order

Kylie finds a new order

Having been a supported employee for several years at packaging hub Pacific CoPack, Kylie has worked across most of the production areas. With a tendency to continually handle the products, there have been some limits to the kinds of tasks she was able to take on....

Peter makes sparks fly
Peter makes sparks fly

Peter makes sparks fly

Peter has been a supported employee at Fairhaven for almost 20 years. With his positive attitude and exceptional attention to detail, he now leads a small upcycling team that produces a range of stylish hand made furniture pieces from reclaimed materials. Over the...

Heather’s new groove
Heather’s new groove

Heather’s new groove

Heather began learning to play the ukulele with self-described “musically curious” support worker Gareth. Right from the start, Heather displayed a great sense of rhythm (and style!), but had trouble strumming with her fingers or holding a pick. A keen artist, she...

Taking time with Adam
Taking time with Adam

Taking time with Adam

It’s the simple things which happen in our everyday lives that are the most important of all. Having missed out on mastering some of the basic skills during his school years, support worker Leanne is helping Adam learn with reading and writing as well as telling...

Daniel makes a smooth transition
Daniel makes a smooth transition

Daniel makes a smooth transition

Daniel began supported employment at packaging hub Pacific CoPack this year. He had NDIS Plan funding in place for ‘Finding and Keeping a Job’. Daniel turned up to his first day on the job and easily settled in as if he had always been here. He is adept at doing...

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