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We Think You Are Awesome – Judith Obai

"If we took time to listen and understand the people we support, or any disabled person in our lives, we could earn and gain a lot of wisdom as they have lived the experience.” - Judith Obai
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Stories of Interchange – Meet Joel!

"I love going out with my support staff to listen to live music, dance and bowl." - Joel has been with Interchange since 2008. Requiring twenty-four-hour support, Joel lives in his own home and loves his independence. Although he does not communicate through spoken words, Joel is a man who thrives on making his own decisions and has chosen a Shared Management arrangement employing his own team.
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We Think You Are Awesome – Ainsley Swankie

Ainsley Swankie, Interchange’s passionate Midland Neighbourhood Team Leader has been nominated by TWO fellow staff members this month, as well...
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Stories of Interchange – Meet Natasha!

"They are nice, take good care of me and make me feel at home." - Natasha Heath has been living in a host arrangement for the past three years and enjoys feeling included and safe in a home environment.
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We Think You Are Awesome – Kaylene Wilson

Inspired by positive people Kaylene lives by the motto “try to be the best person you can be.” As people can only praise and say wonderful things about her, we’d say Kaylene is living well above that. 
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Royal Commission into Disability Abuse

In April the Morrison government announced a Disability Royal Commission.  $527 million has been allocated over five years, which includes...
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Joel’s Story

“Boating, Camping, Fishing – Our Joel gets to do it all!” We were just a normal, happy couple looking forward...
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Shared Lives

Bryce and his beloved dog Molly live in a wonderful and loving home with his companion Maureen, her husband and adult son. It’s clear that he approaches almost everything with a great sense of humour and is quick to ...
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Kicking Goals

Daniel is a young man with a goal and the passion to make it happen. An avid sport lover and football enthusiast, Daniel knew that he wanted to find meaningful volunteer opportunities with a sports focus.
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Bright future ahead for Brandon

Brandon is one of Perth’s budding entrepreneurs through his small business called” Brandon’s Shredding Boxes” that is growing bigger every week.
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