Let Your Talent Shine at Interchange Australia!

21 June 2019 Music and drama are offered as part of our Day Options Program and as weekly evening classes. At Interchange Australia, we are delighted to see clients who engage in our weekly music and drama classes enhance their performance skills on an ongoing basis. We are passionate about showcasing the talents and abilities…

CHSP Funding Extension

14 June 2019 The Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) is an entry-level home help programme funded by the Australian Government. It is for older people who are mostly – but not completely – able to live and cope on their own, and don’t yet need higher levels of support at home. Support may also be…

The ASDESI Holiday Kids Klub July 2019

The ASDESI Holiday Kids Klub is more than just vacation care. Supervised by qualified and experienced staff, ASDESI Holiday Kids Klub offers activities for kids 6 – 18 years old and their siblings. It’s aimed at building skills and confidence of children and young people in a fun and safe environment. As always, we have…

Stars on Stage

25 July 2019 Join us for this spectacular variety show featuring dance, drama and musical acts performed by Springett, Travis, Somerset and Kookaburra Campuses. Gold coin donations will be gratefully accepted and will go towards hosting future music, drama and variety shows. Date: Thursday 25 JulyTime: 11:00am – 1:00pmVenue: Picton Bowling Club, 10 Cliffe Street,…

Laura’s Zest for Life

6 June 2019 Laura is a sparkling young woman with a strong zest for life! Laura has received supports through Interchange Australia over the past decade to increase her independent living skills through a range of supports including short-term accommodation, social and recreational activities. Laura is incredibly proud of her recent cooking achievement of following…

National Volunteer Week: Making a World of Difference

24 May 2019 National Volunteer Week is celebrated from Monday 20th until Sunday 26th May. The theme for this year is Making a World of Difference. It is widely recognised that volunteers make an enormous contribution to society. Volunteering Australia estimate that there are almost 6 million formal volunteers and many others who volunteer informally…

Healthy Eating with Interchange Australia

16 May 2019 As part of our day options program we have been learning how to plant, grow and harvest our very own seasonal fruits and vegetables. Everyone has been excited to take ownership and responsibility of the vegetable garden with a roster for garden maintenance including watering, weeding and fertilising. This activity is keeping…

Blake, Jared & Talea: A Family Affair

15 May 2019 Talea and her two brothers Jared and Blake grew up together in the family home at Oakdale. Both Jared and Blake were born with a disability and attended a local special needs school. When they completed year 12, both Blake and Jared joined the Interchange Australia Day Options Campus located at Camden…

Elder Abuse

9 May 2019 Our consultant Wendy Hughes recently published an article about the abuse of older people and people with disability. Her article provided information about the recently established Royal Commission for Elderly Abuse and an overview of the different forms of abuse, including: Psychological or emotional abuse covering mental stress deriving from action and/or…

The Enriching Qualities of Music and Drama

3 May 2019 Music and drama are two of the most popular activities at Interchange Australia. Both are offered as part of our Day Options Program and as weekly evening classes. Our weekend Peer Support program also provides clients with the opportunity to attend a wide range of entertainment events, including concerts and theatre productions.…