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Media release: Two forces join to create the nations largest disability alliance

18th July 2013

Ability First Australia is delighted to announce that as of 1 July 2013, Ability First Australia and Cerebral Palsy Australia have joined forces to create one of Australia’s largest national Not for Profit Organisations. Rocky Bay Chief Executive Officer, Michael Tait states “this merger is exciting for Rocky Bay. As a member of Ability First Australia, it will allow us to benefit from national understanding and experience of DisabilityCare, ACNC and other government …

Duchenne Foundation’s sensational seascooter donation

16th July 2013

Duchenne Foundation have an ongoing relationship with Rocky Bay, offering support to clients who live with Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy. Once a year, the Foundation holds a Gala Ball raising money to provide support to families as well as finding ways to improve their lives, promote awareness and advocate for funding and research. Rocky Bay is pleased to be a beneficiary of the 2012 Gala Ball with a generous …

Jumping for Joy

21st June 2013

Breea’s skydiving adventure 16 year old Breea had a dream come true this week.  She did a skydive from 14,000 feet over York. This may not sound like a big deal but for Breea it is – she has intellectual disability and epilepsy which prevented her from achieving her first wish of swimming with sharks – yes, she’s a brave girl! Breaa receives occupational therapy from Rocky Bay and her therapist, Amanda, submitted her …

Why won’t Robbie shave his beard off yet?

19th June 2013

UPDATE 8 JULY: Robbie has raised over $5,000 already! Thanks so much Robbie and everyone who donated, we really appreciate your contributions. After a few refreshments on Saturday night, 15th June, I decided that my beloved beard will come off, however, not until I’ve raised $5,000 for a respected charity. My chosen charity is Rocky Bay, an organisation that provides services to people with disability, such as my two good …

Gosnells guest house officially open!

6th June 2013

Rocky Bay’s new guest house in Gosnells was officially opened by Disability Services Minister, Helen Morton MLC on Wednesday 5th June.

The purpose-built, five bedroom house offers short stays to people with disability, providing quality in-house service and around the clock care while their primary carers take a break to rest and recharge.

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