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July 2023

Better Together: Luke and Linda

While having worked together a mere 13 months, the camaraderie between Luke, a former Officer in the Australian Navy, and his support worker Linda is palpable.  We spoke to Luke and Linda as they prepared for the ANZAC Day march earlier this year. Linda: Luke is marching in this year’s Anzac Day parade for the […]

Better Together: Brianna and Eli, Junior’s Support Team

Brianna Johnstone, DSA Support Worker, and Eli, Exercise Physiologist recently shared their thoughts on Junior, a participant who lives with an acquired brain injury. Junior is nonverbal right now; this story is from Brianna and Eli’s points of view. The duo both play vital roles in Junior’s network of support and have been collaborating on […]

Better together: Andy & Stephen

‘The benefits of a healthy, positive mindset’ Supported Employee Andy is a bit of a Braemar icon, as he is well respected and liked by all of the customers and staff. Andy prides himself on an appreciation for the simple things in life and maintaining what he has. For five years now Andy and Employment […]

International Women’s Day – Celebrating the Women of DSA

For International Women’s Day and beyond, let’s all fully immerse ourselves in this year’s theme of #EmbraceEquity. Commonplace in society is the need to work towards true and long-lasting inclusion and belonging – a theme that is evident in the realms of gender equality as well as the disability sector. To celebrate and raise awareness […]

IWD: Helen leads a life of possibility

Working in DSA’s packaging solutions, Helen has grown her work skills, social circle and confidence and is now doing things she never dreamed she could. 8 March is International Women’s Day – to celebrate, this week we’re profiling some of the talented women across DSA. After completing a work trial four years ago, Helen decided […]

IWD: Bianca builds big things at Belmore

Growing up around people with a disability taught Site Manager Bianca to accept people for who they are and has informed her work in the disability sector. 8 March is International Women’s Day – to celebrate, this week we’re profiling the talented women across DSA. “I grew up with a family from school that had […]

IWD: Stephanie’s passion for positive participant outcomes

With lived experience in disability, being partially deaf, Stephanie Page aims to truly make a difference in the lives of people with a disability. 8 March is International Women’s Day – to celebrate, this week we’re profiling the talented women across DSA. Starting in the disability sector in 2009 as a support worker, Stephanie wanted […]

Chewbacca, Michael Myers and Harley Breen… oh my!

When Eddie and Daniel found out about ComiCon from one of their support team Terri, they knew they had to be part of the fun! Both participants sat down with us recently to share their experience.  Eddie: My support worker, Terri told me about ComiCon, she told me her daughter goes every year. It sounded so […]

Q4 SLES Shoutouts – 2022

As we wrap up 2022, we’d like to take a moment to celebrate the amazing achievements and milestones from the last quarter from our DSA Employment community. Please see our DSA Employment Achievement Shout Outs for this quarter, and the incredible journeys taken by our number of our Support Leaver Employment Scheme (SLES) participants.

Better Together – Simple life lessons with big impacts – Larissa & Natalie

‘See what you can do with a bit of discipline’ Larissa has been gently encouraging Natalie (or as Natalie would say ‘bossily’ telling her) to have a look at her spending habits and find a better routine day to day. Natalie has recently started to focus on this. So far Natalie says saving and learning how […]

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