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May- Bell the resident pig at Collingwood Childrens Farm wanted to thank James for visiting each week, feeding her and spending time around the farm....

James volunteers at Collingwood Children's Farm every Monday. He meets one of the workers there and collects the pig food to feed the pigs. The resident pigs; Jacob, Myrtle and Mary- Bell look forward to seeing James, often jumping up on the fence in anticipation...

Congratulations to Hernani for representing Australia at the Special Olympics Games in Abu Dhabi in March 2019.   Hernani travelled with the Australian Team, stayed in the athletes village and got to explore Abu Dhabi in his time off. Hernani won Bronze in the 4X50m relay and...

"My name is Bryce, I started with Burke and Beyond in 2018. I learn independent living skills, money/ budgeting and catch public transport. I now travel independently from home to work.   Last year I had an interest in life guarding and the staff helped me to...

Volunteering in the community is something Burke and Beyond participants enjoy doing. Each week participants from Canterbury deliver meals to people in the community with the Meals on Wheels program. They deliver to the same people each week and enjoy catching up, having a chat and...

Next Step Bayswater and Blackburn participants are excited with the launch of Sports and Recreation Taster course at Box Hill Institute. This opportunity has come from the great collaboration between Kew Neighbourhood House, Box Hill Institute and Staff at Next Step.    "After the taster, we have...

We are currently looking for a variety of volunteers to support, assist and facilitate a variety of programs at Burke and Beyond.   If you are interested, we would love to hear from you. Go to our Volunteering section under our people and either complete and submit...

It is with great pride and happiness we congratulate Trevor Eddy, President of our Board for being awarded the "Citizen of the Year" by the City of Whitehorse.    Trevor was presented this prestigious  award at a ceremony held in Box Hill on 26th January 2019.   Congratulations  Trevor...

As of 1st July 2019 the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission comes into effect. This is an independent agency promoting participant access to NDIS supports and services which foster choice, control and dignity.    To read more about the Quality and Safeguards Commission follow this link: Quality and...

The Burke and Beyond Calendar of holidays for 2019 has been uploaded to the website. To download your copy, go to the participant hub section....

After a relaxing break, welcome to 2019. Burke and Beyond starts back Monday 14th January. Look forward to seeing you all and sharing holiday stories. ...