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Memories of being a refugee at sea

Nicole Ray, a Team Leader in Spectrum’s Aged and Disability team, regularly meets with some of our Vietnamese planned activity group (PAG) participants to chat and partake in various social activities designed to keep the ageing migrants stimulated, independent and playing an active role in their community. Some of our Vietnamese PAG group members came […]

July 7, 2016

Introducing the NDIS

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is an Australian plan designed to provide a greater level of service and support to people living with a disability. The scheme begins to roll-out across the country from July 1, 2016 and will continue to do so over a period of three years. At present, people with a […]

June 30, 2016

The real people behind the R-word: Refugee Week

Last week, Spectrum hosted a packed-out Refugee Week lunch for clients and staff of the Hume Community Hub in Dallas. Attendees enjoyed a variety of traditional cuisines and cultural performances and, importantly, had the chance to hear some of the stories of those who have experienced life as a refugee. One of the speakers and […]

June 22, 2016