Let’s Get Walking for Walktober!

23 October 2019 Australians are living a more sedentary lifestyle due to the increase in technology and transportation. Physical Activity Australia has renamed October, Walktober – Australia’s walking month! It’s the ideal time to celebrate walking. October is that time of year when you feel a ‘spring’ in your step; the weather is warming up…

Information Session: Raising a Child with Disability, A Carers Experience & Respite for you, Life Experiences for Your Loved One

Join us on Wednesday 30th October for our information session focusing on the importance of respite for carers and the positive experiences our clients enjoy whilst in respite. This information session will feature a presentation from our consultant, Genevieve Vel, about our respite services and will also feature a presentation by a carer who will…

Stay Informed with Interchange Australia

18 October 2019 Interchange Australia has been providing support services to people with disability and older people for over 30 years. We are committed to keeping our clients and staff fully informed with regards to sector and organisational news. For many years now, Interchange Australia has provided both clients and staff access to our intranet…

Carers Week 2019

17 October 2019 National Carers Week is held each year in October to acknowledge and celebrate the very valuable contribution unpaid carers make to their communities right throughout the country. This year, National Carers Week is being observed between Sunday 13th and Saturday 19th October. According to Carers NSW Australia, 2.7 million family and friends…

RockCan 2019 Review

24 September 2019 What an evening! Rockcan 2019 exceeded its all-time attendance record and every performer put on a spectacular performance. The Interchange Australia music program continues to evolve, and for the first time, we had three bands comprised of Interchange Australia clients. Strawberry Jam hit the stage first, our three piece girl band who…

R U OK? DAY

12 September 2019Today is R U OK? Day. The day is observed to support people struggling with life and to encourage them to connect with the people around them, to have regular face-to-face, meaningful conversations about life and to encourage action. There are a number of signs that may indicate that a person is struggling,…

The Stage Fright Players Present…A Million Dreams

6 September 2019 Interchange Australia offers a wide range of educational, exciting, engaging and fun activities and programs that deliver positive outcomes for young people with a disability. Interchange Australia’s drama group, The Stage Fright Players, rehearse weekly to develop their skills in theatre production, including acting, directing, writing, set design, sound and lighting and…

National Stroke Week 2019

5 September 2019 National Stroke Week – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Amber Hall National Stroke Week is recognised in Australia this week. The Stroke Foundation estimate that “there are more than 450,000 people living in our community following a stroke” and that each year in Australia “there are more than 50,000 strokes – one every…