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A Social Enterprise based in Geelong, Victoria.

 

Karingal Kommercial is an Australian Disability Enterprise operating a range of businesses in the Geelong region. These businesses provide employment for people with a disability in a supportive work environment whilst operating to the highest commercial standards.

 

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Joel realises employment goals

A struggle with language, literacy and numeracy was an open problem for Joel when he first walked through the doors of Karingal Training Sunshine, but he was determined to explore new work opportunities through education.

With the help of a dedicated Karingal Training trainer, Genevieve, he completed two job ready qualifications and a work placement and is now happily working for Home Instead Senior Care.

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Local achievers celebrated for ability

Six outstanding achievers were celebrated for their contributions to the community at the Geelong Awards for People with a Disability ceremony last month at the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre.

This year's honours went to Simone Stevens for Volunteering, Annaliese Bishop for Sports and Recreation, Nicci Wall for Leadership and Advocacy, Ryan Schmidtke for Achievement, and Michael Chan for Arts, while the Young Achiever award was presented to Chloe Hayden.

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Clients and carers soak up soccer experience

More than 90 Karingal and St Laurence clients and carers travelled to Melbourne's AAMI Park on Saturday December 1 to see Melbourne City Football Club's clash against Brisbane Roar.

MatchWorks organised tickets and transport for clients and carers from Geelong, Warrnambool, Colac, Wyndham, Frankston and Rosebud, while Geelong's All Abilities soccer team was one of six teams participating in half-time games.

MatchWorks also hosted a Chairman's function for 30 guests, including Pararoos vice-captain Chris Pyne.  Chris last year captained New South Wales to victory at the National Paralympic Football Championships and spoke to fans before the game.  Everyone involved enjoyed a great night of soccer action.

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Garden fresh

The meals prepared in cooking programs operating from the Eastern Hub have never been fresher now ingredients are being harvested straight from the new on-site community 'food forest'.

GMHBA workplace volunteers worked alongside Karingal participants to plant a variety of stone fruits, berries, apples and lemons, along with different herbs.

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New look sports club

More than 10 job seekers spent six months renovating the North Shore Sports and Community Club as part of a Work for the Dole coordinator project.

Participants were involved in bathroom renovations, re-carpeting, painting, repairing fixtures, restoring seating, and constructing new storage areas and signage for the club house.  

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Karingal St Laurence Big Night Out

The Karingal St Laurence Big Night Out, held late 2016, was a wonderful success with over 500 people attending.

The night is the region's only fully inclusive annual gala event and sees local Geelong business representatives, people with a disability, community groups, and Karingal St Laurence staff, family and friends come together for a night of music and dancing.

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International Day of People with Disability

Karingal celebrated International Day of People with Disability with a variety of events across the state.

Officially opened by Cr Sandra Mayer, and Karingal client Martin Dobson, the Great South East Bowl Off began in Frankston as part of the occasion.

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Special announcement: Karingal expands employment services by acquiring ESH Group

Karingal's newly appointed Board Chair Dr Irene Irvine, today announced the acquisition of Employment Services Holdings (ESH) Group, following successful negotiations and the completion of an extensive due diligence process.

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Karingal St Laurence transition moves forward

Since the announcement of the merger of Karingal and St Laurence in August this year, both organisations have been working together on transitioning across to a single organisation - Karingal St Laurence (KSL).

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Upcoming Events

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Professor Tony Attwood Autism Spectrum Disorder & Aspergers Syndrome Thursday, 30 March, 2017, 4:30 PM Karingal is pleased to be a major sponsor for the 2017 South West Disability Network Tony Attwood Seminars. The seminars will run in Warrnambool on March 30 and 31, 2017. If you are in the South West over those dates and are wanting to increase your understanding of autism, register now.
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Brain carer support group meeting Thursday, 6 April, 2017, 4:30 PM BRAINS welcomes all adult family members who provide care and support for a loved one with an ABI. Their aim is to provide information in a mutually supportive network.
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2017 KarnivART Wednesday, 3 May, 2017, 4:30 PM KarnivART Geelong is a unique art exhibition featuring high quality works of art created by artists with a disability. The 2017 exhibition will be held at the Eastern Hub Geelong and will run during the month of May.
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2017 Karingal Southern Open Day Wednesday, 3 May, 2017, 4:30 PM Take part in some great activities and check out fantastic client creations including art, mosaics, cooking, plants, photos, films, drama, sewing, music and crafts.
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Catering & Gourmet Food
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Online Gourmet Food Store

Seasons Gourmet Food Range is full of delicious products handmade in our kitchen, including:

  • Jams
  • Relishes and Chutneys
  • Dessert Sauces
  • Sauces and Dressings
  • Spices and Rubs
  • Muesli and Granola
  • Gourmet Hampers
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Catering Services

Seasons offers delicious Catering for Businesses and Events and Functions in the Geelong region. We cater meetings, corporate functions, cocktail events, sit-down style functions & everything in between.

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Business & Environmental Solutions
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Outsource Business Tasks

Outsourcing repetitive and time consuming tasks to Karingal Kommercial can provide your staff with more time to focus on dedicating their expertise to increasing the value of your business.

Services include, but are not limited to:

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Garden and Grounds Maintenance Services

Karingal Kommercial's Mobile Landcare crews provide industrial gardening, grounds maintenance, broad acre mowing, revegetation & more.

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