My Career, My Journey

11 October 2019 There’s never been a better time to be a Support Worker. There’s never been a better time to work at Interchange. Our Industry is the fastest growing industry in Australia, and from what I’ve seen, that trajectory is not going to change any time soon. The sheer variety and availability of work,…

Springett House and Narellan Campus Open Days: A Showcase Of Ability & Achievement

01 October 2019 Interchange Australia hosted two Open Days last week, the first at Springett House, the second at our Narellan Campus. Thank you to all of the parents, carers, volunteers, supporters and school representatives that attended. Our clients thoroughly enjoyed interacting with everyone and participating in the various demonstrations throughout the events. The Open…

World Parkinson’s Awareness Month

11 April 2019 World Parkinson’s Awareness Day is observed on April 11 each year. Throughout the entire month of April, events are scheduled worldwide to raise awareness of the condition and to raise funds for research into better treatments and to work towards a cure. More than 80,000 Australian’s have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s and…

Food: Bringing Joy & Spice to Our Lives

22 March 2019 Food: Bringing Joy & Spice to Our Lives! – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Amber Hall Food is a person’s fuel, an essential part of our lives that brings us great joy and offers tremendous experiences as we taste different ingredients. Without essential nutrients from food our bodies can’t survive or thrive! Preparing…

Epilepsy Awareness Month

Epilepsy Awareness Month – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Amber Hall Epilepsy Awareness Month is observed in Australia throughout March. People are encouraged to ‘Go Purple’, the international colour for epilepsy, to raise awareness of the condition. Epilepsy Australia defines epilepsy as a common brain disorder which takes the form of recurring seizures. Approximately 65 million…

The ASDESI Program and World Autism Awareness Day

8 March 2019 The ASDESI Program and World Autism Awareness Day – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Amber Hall Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental condition that affects, among other things, the way an individual relates to his or her environment and their interaction with other people. In July 0f 2018, Autism Spectrum Australia (ASPECT)…

Hearing Awareness Week

Hearing Awareness Week – By Interchange Australia Marketing Manager, Joseph Lyons Approximately 3.5 million Australians are affected by hearing loss – that equates to one in six people. One third of these people experience a loss that is moderate or severe to profound. As people age, the prevalence of hearing loss rises significantly. 75% of…

World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day World Autism Awareness Day is observed worldwide on 2nd April each year. Communities around the world host recreational and educational activities to raise awareness of autism and to educate people about the support services available in the local area. Join us at Bradman Oval on World Autism Awareness Day on Tuesday…

The Hot Topic! Sun Safety

18 January 2018 The HOT Topic! Sun Safety – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Amber Hall Australia is renowned for hot temperatures, long summers and an active outdoor lifestyle. As we experience another week of high temperatures it is a timely reminder to protect ourselves and pets in the heat. Heatwaves can make existing medical conditions…