Activ in the News

Here you can read about what Activ has been up to in the News.

Esperance Express - Toy library to hold open day at Activ
Following a recent relocation to a space in Activ Esperance, the Esperance Toy Library will hold an open day to show what the library has to offer and encourage new members to join.

Esperance Express - Southern Port Authority award Activ contract
Esperance's Activ Property Care team have secured a new 12-month contract with Southern Port Authority to manage more than 20,000 square metres of the authority's land.

Esperance Express - Activ Esperance supported employees awarded
Two Activ Esperance supported employees reached significant employment milestones.

Government News - Council's social procurement recognised
Efforts to contract disability organisations are providing regular work for people living with disability while delivering efficiencies for service delivery.

The Australian Business Executive - Activ Foundation: believing in people
The ABE (Australia Business Executive) interviewed our CEO and Managing Director, Danielle Newport, to discuss Activ’s history, the disability sector, the NDIS, and all things around community inclusion

The West Australian - Activ re-opens Noah's Ark
Parents of children with disabilities say they are delighted the Noah’s Ark toy library has reopened, three months after its shock closure.

Kalgoorlie Miner  Activ support client's goals
One of WA’s largest disability support providers will be delivering new community services to Kalgoorlie and the Goldfields, including assisting a young resident to have greater participation in the community.

 Perth Now – City to Surf Perth 2017
A GENEROUS easterly tail-wind pushed runners to fast times in 43rd edition of the annual City to Surf race from St Georges Terrace to City Beach Oval.

Perth Now - Perth Wildcats captain Damian Martin an Activ ambassador for Perth City to Surf
DAMIAN Martin has just about done it all in basketball. The Perth Wildcats’ captain has racked up four NBL titles, a grand final MVP, five best defensive player awards and can now call himself an Olympian.Yet the purest joy Martin has witnessed has been through his role as an Activ ambassador for the Chevron City to Surf for Activ.

Perth Now - Get ready for the 2017 Chevron City to Surf for Activ
SINCE 1975, the Chevron City to Surf for Activ has been a much-loved fixture on the State’s sporting calendar, capturing the hearts and minds of thousands of people and raising much needed funds for Activ and other charities.

ABC News – NDIS: WA disability service providers prepare for future care systems
Disability service providers in Western Australia are re-modelling themselves to be more competitive and offer greater choice, ahead of a final decision on the National Disability Insurance Scheme in the state.

ABC News – Activ Foundation centralising Perth workshops for employees with disabilities
Western Australia’s largest disability services provider is centralising the majority of its supported employment sites in Perth. 

WA Business News - Activ Foundation appoints new CEO and Managing Director
Danielle Newport has been appointed as the new chief executive officer and manager director of Activ Foundation, commencing 1 April, 2016. Ms Newport will take over the role form outgoing CEO Tony Vis.

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