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Joshua finds his haven

28th May 2019

It takes just a little support, determination and patience to help someone be the best they can be, to optimise their quality of life. Joshua Rauer has been a resident of Rocky Bay’s supported accommodation since October 2017 and has since flourished, both personally and socially, with support from our Home and Community team. Lockridge Team Leader, Kylie Heavens, said when Joshua first joined Rocky Bay he was showing challenging …

Malcolm’s message in the spotlight

28th May 2019

No one understands more than Malcolm Burgess, long-term Rocky Bay resident and customer, the importance of spreading the message to the teenagers in our community that drinking and driving don’t mix. In 1984, at 22 years of age, Malcolm was involved in a drink driving accident in Carnarvon, narrowly surviving the crash which left him in a coma for five months, paralysed and with amnesia. He suffered multiple broken bones, …

Meet the Rocky Bay team – Jenny Styles

28th May 2019

Jenny Styles is part of Rocky Bay’s Marketing team and has been our Volunteer Coordinator since 2011. She’s had a very busy month coordinating celebrations for National Volunteer Week which was held from 20 to 27 May, which included a special morning tea for our dedicated volunteers highlighting all of the wonderful work they do at Rocky Bay. Get to know Jenny a little more with our Q&A! How long …

Reconciliation on the agenda at Rocky Bay

27th May 2019

Rocky Bay has today launched its Reconciliation Action Plan, to coincide with the start of National Reconciliation Week, which seeks to acknowledge the original custodians of this land and formalise the organisation’s commitment to engaging more deeply with Aboriginal peoples. The plan aims to build stronger relationships with Aboriginal peoples within the communities Rocky Bay works and leverage their knowledge to more effectively deliver services and support to optimise the …

Rocky Bay appoint new Board member

24th May 2019

Rocky Bay is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Lui Pangiarella to its Board. An experienced facilitator and executive coach, Mr Pangiarella brings with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the areas of organisational performance, strategy, culture and leadership development. Mr Pangiarella has over 20 years’ experience in mergers, acquisitions and integrations, project management and finance, having worked for the Wesfarmers Group and as an independent consultant. …
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