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Royal Fremantle Charity Golf Day 2019

11th September 2019

Join Rocky Bay at the prestigious Royal Fremantle Charity Golf Day for a great day of golf, goodwill and the chance to meet West Coast Eagles superstar, Glen Jakovich! The long-running event will be held on Friday 18 October 2019 at the prestigious Royal Fremantle Golf Club. The day promises to combine your love of spending a work day on the golf course, with the goodwill of knowing there are …

Public submissions now open for the Royal Commission

30th August 2019

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability is now accepting public submissions that will form part of the commission’s records. The Royal Commission is seeking information on a range of issues, including: Incidents of violence, abuse and/or neglect Complaint process and outcomes Access to places and services Quality and safety of disability specific services Best practice and innovation If you wish to make a submission …

Stroke – a life changer

29th August 2019

Shirley Howell, a 47-year-old mother of one, had her life turned upside down following a stroke in 2007 at the age of 35. An independent and active young woman who enjoyed swimming and running, Shirley was left with reduced mobility and strength in her right leg, loss of function in her right arm, reduced endurance and fitness, communication impairments, and reduced postural control and spatial awareness. Prior to the stroke, …

Nominate now for the Aspire Awards!

29th August 2019

Nominations for the Aspire Awards© are now open! The Aspire Awards, which are sponsored by Ability First Australian and its members, recognise Australians who live with a disability and whose work and achievements made a positive impact to their profession or the community. The awards honour individuals who have: Demonstrated leadership and advocacy in their community across Australia Positively contributed to their area of expertise Become an encouraging role model …

Toni meets her hero

29th August 2019

West Coast Eagles fan and Rocky Bay customer, Toni McGee, recently met her hero Nic Natanui! Dressed in the team’s colours (complete with Eagles jacket) Toni visited their new training facility in Lathlain. With a massive smile on her face, Toni was absolutely thrilled to meet Nic Nat – a dream come true for someone with a wall full of his photos. A Rocky Bay customer for five years, Toni …
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