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Enough is enough!

By Latest News
Once again our incredible recycling store in Castlemaine was hit with illegal rubbish dumping. This has gone on for several months now and it’s devastating to know that people think...
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NDIS Transport Changes July 2020

By Latest News, NDIS
Please find document attached. NDIS Transport changes July 2020 24th July 2020 Transport Changes Do you or your loved one receive transport invoices from Windarring for: Transport to and from Windarring Transport for regular activities during Day Programs (swimming as an example) Transport for special activities/events that occur through the year Transport to access the community, from your home, with a Windarring Support Worker Recent changes from the NDIS mean that these transport charges can now be claimed directly from your NDIS Core Funding. If you are interested in having this type of fee claimed from your NDIS plan please contact Intake at Windarring. Phone 5422 7001 Email intake@windarring.org.au
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Ground to Plate

By Bendigo, Latest News, Life skills & supported living, Training
Windarring has begun a new 12 week program facilitated by Leigh from PepperGreen Farm this week called Ground to Plate. Tyler, Clare, Tamika, Alinta, Linda, Fin, & Tegwen had an absolute blast! First they learnt about PPE in the garden and tried different apparatus on, with an explanation of what each piece was for. They did a blind folded activity and had to pick different fruit and vegetables by touching and smelling – there was lots of laughs. Leigh from PepperGreen Farm demonstrated how to plant seeds in plastic cups with wet paper towel now on the window sill ready to sprout. Teepees were made with bamboo which Leigh had from pruning at another job. The teepees will be for to growing peas up when the seedlings are ready to plant. The day was really enjoyed by everyone! If you want to get involved contact admin@windarring.org.au or speak with your Team Leader.  
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Able Radio – Monday’s 10-11am on MaineFM 94.9

By Castlemaine, Latest News, Life skills & supported living
A message from Alison Troup at Able Radio: I’d like to update you on how Able Radio is going. We have been on air since October 2019 and have successfully broadcast 34 of our weekly radio programs, plus we did a special 2 hour outside broadcast for International Day of People with Disability. That’s 36 hours of radio broadcast! We go to air every Monday 10 to 11am, and the show is repeated on Thursday morning at 9am. You can listen on 94.9fm or stream live on the internet at www.mainfm.net We have a regular team, including myself, Glenn Wiliams, Sue Vaugn, Joe Smith, Josh Cody and Ned Middleton. Elizabeth Scanlon has regularly recorded and produced material, the Mount Alexander Disability Advocacy Group gives us monthly updates, Lloyd Dodsworth has done fortnightly streamed movie reviews during the lockdown (and monthly film reviews otherwise), and Karen Nelson has regularly contributed. We’ve run a series of segments...
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