Our Programs

Inclusion that counts
Blackburn South

Our belief is that every person, regardless of their age, deserves the opportunity to lead a full life complete with rich relationships and engaging activities.


The Canterbury site is a historic building, surrounded by a large open space and a thriving community garden which is unique for promoting a healthy lifestyle for participants.

Next Step Bayswater

Building independence and inclusion is what drives everything we do at Next Step Bayswater. We believe that everyone should be responsible for their own life choices.

Next Step Blackburn

Next Step Blackburn has developed an outstanding reputation for its support of young people through the transition from the school environment to the adult community.

Next Step Dandenong

Burke and Beyond has been successfully operating the Next Step program in the eastern region of Melbourne since 2010 with fantastic results for our participants.

School Leaver Employment Supports

The School Leaver Employment Supports is a program funded by the NDIS which is targeted at young adults with a disability having finished year 12.

Burke & Beyond building the confidence and independence of our participants for over twenty years.

23 hours ago

Burke & Beyond

As part of our Sports and Recreation Course, we are doing at Box Hill Tafe we are learning the role of a Sports Property Steward, making checklists and checking them twice. We then practiced our skills back at Burke and Beyond checking what sports equipment we have and what is in working order. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 days ago

Burke & Beyond

Next Step Dandenong Women’s Group enjoyed a day of browsing around the Queen Victoria Market in Melbourne. We saw lots of fun and interesting craft items and food. We met lots of store people and talked to them about the cool items they make and sell. ... See MoreSee Less

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3 days ago

Burke & Beyond

Last Saturday we went on an awesome Yarra River Cruise, it was amazing weather and we had a relaxing and enjoyable cruise. Seeing Melbourne from a new angle and learning about our history, and buildings you rarely see. Looking forward to our next weekend event. ... See MoreSee Less

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5 days ago

Burke & Beyond

Have you seen Minute to Win It on TV? At Bayswater Next Step's Friday Night Social, we tried our hand at some tricky challenges inspired by the show. The aim of this task was to suck through the straw in order to pick up and transfer all of the M&M's from one bowl to the other. This helped us to practice our agility and coordination skills, and it was lots of fun! ... See MoreSee Less

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6 days ago

Burke & Beyond

Just as powerful as those we impact with all our efforts is those we have on this incredible journey.

Each Tuesday a group of legends from Burke & Beyond volunteer with us and there is simply no hiding our love for Sam!! However..... he’s leaving us!!!!! Congrats on your new role at Carlton Football Club and just know we will now be singing to John Farnham classics alone and missing your bear hugs!

Look after him Carlton, or we will pinch him back! We are pretty good at this pinching thing you know! 😜
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