Development Application for Belmont submitted

Our Future

Rocky Bay’s plans for a one-of-a-kind disability, health and community facility are one step closer to becoming reality after the proposal was submitted for planning approval with the City of Belmont. The Development Application (DA) for the Abernethy Road site details a three storey, campus-style facility that will support our work to respond to the … Read more

Meet Leanne and Lotta – Technical Assistants

Leanne and Lotta from Rocky Bay Equipment are pictured creating seat covers for wheelchairs

Meet Leanne Shannon and Lotta Collier, Technical Assistants within the Rocky Bay Equipment team. They have a very unique role at Rocky Bay and bring specialised skills to their jobs. As Technical Assistants, Leanne and Lotta create custom cushioning and cushion covers for wheelchairs, night time positioning cushions, or any piece that requires special covering … Read more

A ‘cool’ solution for our customer

Equipment Manager Eamon stands behind a wheelchair fitted with the WheelAir cooling system

Wednesday 1 March marks International Wheelchair Day, when we celebrate the positive impact a wheelchair can have on the lives of people living with disability. It’s also a chance to celebrate the great work of the many millions of people who provide wheelchairs, support and care for wheelchair users, and who help make the world … Read more

Success for our artists in first Fringe exhibition

John Carey MLA, Rocky Bay artist Hamish Lamont, and CEO Michael Tait stand in front of artwork at the "Our Story" exhibition at QT Hotel

The QT Hotel in Perth’s CBD provided a contemporary setting for the opening night of the Rocky Bay Studio’s “Our Story” art exhibition – part of Perth’s Fringe World Festival – showcasing the creative work of 29 artists living with disability. The opening night event, which was officially opened by John Carey MLA, was an … Read more

Meet Vicki – Team Leader (Yangebup SDA)

Team Leader Victoria Duffy

Meet Victoria (aka Vicki) Duffy, Team leader at our brand new specialist disability accommodation (SDA) in Yangebup, which opened in September 2022. Our Yangebup SDA is a stylish three bedroom, two bathroom villa with accessible features and technology built in to support our newly moved in customers. Their beautiful new home features automatic doors, height … Read more

Our Story – a Rocky Bay Studio Exhibition

Rocky Bay Studio presents Our Story

Rocky Bay are proud to present ‘Our Story’ – a showcase of artwork by 29 artists living with disability who have honed their skills attending the renowned art groups at Rocky Bay’s Studio! For the first time, Rocky Bay has joined forces with the Perth Fringe World Festival to bring this exhibition to the QT … Read more

Meet Gemma – Marketing Officer

Gemma is standing in front of a white wall and smiling at the camera. She is wearing a brown shirt.

Meet Gemma Lovitt, Marketing Officer at Rocky Bay! Gemma has an extensive background in e-commerce and marketing within various industries, and brings a wealth of knowledge to our dynamic Marketing team. Gemma is no stranger to Rocky Bay. She first joined us in 2019 as Marketing Assistant, where she supported the team with all manner … Read more

Inspiring sister helps break down barriers

ruby and Macey are laying on the floor holding Macey's children's book called 'My Sister'

Macey Cikarela always dreamt of becoming an author and illustrator, and at the age ofjust nine, she has achieved just that. Beginning the writing and illustration of “My Sister” when she was seven-years-old,Macey didn’t need to look too far for inspiration, writing about her 11-year-old sister,Ruby, who lives with Cerebral Palsy and Epilepsy. Ruby has … Read more

Family Fun at Rocky Bay

A family of five pose with two festive stilt walkers at Rocky Bay's Family Fun Day event

Big celebrations were had at our Mosman Park hub on Saturday 3 December where over 600 Rocky Bay customers, staff members and their families came together for the much anticipated annual Family Fun Day.  The festive day is a highlight on the calendar amongst the Rocky Bay community – which grows in attendance each year … Read more

Nicole’s supportive new base in Joondalup

Nicole working at Woodvale Library. She is pushing a trolley of books and smiling

For Nicole Briggs, accessing therapy and community supports, and readying herself for employment, has just become a whole lot easier. Nicole has partnered with Rocky Bay since late 2021 with the goal of developing her social skills and to access the community. Since then, she built a solid support team at Clarkson and Duncraig hubs … Read more

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