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Ibrahim recently attended his citizenship ceremony via Zoom and is now an "Australian", he was thrilled. Staff provided support to Ibrahim to attend the test and to prepare. It took lots of hard work, lots of persistence, and a lot of patience but it all...

Brayden has been working with 1:1 staff over a 5 hour period in two sessions to complete all of his worksheets and assessments for the Box Hill Adult Literacy course.  Brayden concentrated hard on sounding out words, listening to instructions, and pushed through the frustration to...

Burke and Beyond update   To all participants, families and caregivers, here is some updated information for everyone.   Yesterday, the Government of Victoria announced that they were bringing back level three restrictions for the great Melbourne metropolitan area. This is in place for the next 6 weeks. This means...

Kirra, one of the Next Step Dandenong Participants has started a new job, way to go Kirra. Looks like you are really enjoying your new job.   This is what Kirra had to say about her new job. About 4 weeks ago, I started working with my...

Whilst this year ANZAC Day was a different, it was inspiring the way we all found ways to remember the ANZAC spirit. For Brayden, he took the time to make a poppy, draw a flag and remember.   Awesome work Brayden, and a great way to remember,...

What a crazy month we have had!   We have been learning how to use online meetings so as to continue to socialise and practice our skills. This week, the Life Skills Groups at Bayswater have been learning new recipes, working on our budgeting skills and much...

As home cooking is occurring more and more during these times, it is great to see the good old days returning where everyone helps, enjoys the smells and then shares the feast.   In Anthony's case, he saw the opportunity to use his skills, bring the good old...