International Day of People with Disability

ICT Support Officer Adam Grant, shares his personal journey from high school to the workforce, and his experience working at Activ. Read more.

Remembering Susan Brown
Late last year one of the members of our Activ community, Gay Brown, lost her daughter Susan Elizabeth Brown. Gay was one of the founding members of the Slow Learning Children’s Group, the predecessor to the Activ Foundation, and is an honorary life member. Read more.

Activ Annual General Meeting 2014
The 63rd Annual General Meeting of Activ Foundation was held on Sunday, 26 October 2014 at Activ Central Services in Wembley attended by Activ members, board members, family members and special guests. Read more.

Congratulations to Activ Award Winners
At the 2014 Annual General Meeting, seven members were presented with Activ Constitutional Awards. See the list of winners here.

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Update
In 2011 the Productivity Commission recommended that the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) commence in July 2014.  The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) was established a year earlier in July 2013, due to the political pressure caused by the Federal Election held on 7 September 2013. Read more.

Call for applications for grants under the central and southern suburbs branches
Since the closure of the Central and Southern Suburbs Branches of Activ Foundation, residual funds held by these groups have be quarantined and the annual interest earned is made available as ‘Special Assistance Grants’ for the development and general welfare of people with developmental disability. Read more.

Wedding Bells in Albany
Happy couple Dorothy and Darryl have been together for two years – so when Darryl proposed to Dorothy last year, she knew the answer was yes! Read more.

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