Community Spotlight May 18


Welcome to the fourth episode of our Community Spotlight video series. This month, OC Connections’ CEO Therese Desmond is joined by a supported employee, Jack W to discuss the importance of providing meaningful employment opportunities for people with a disability. Watch this short 5-minute movie that shows OC Connections’ support for the new Victorian Government’s … Continue reading Community Spotlight May 18

All Abilities Cricket at the MCG


On Saturday 20th January, David, Roger and Tim played in an exhibition cricket match on the hallowed turf of the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). “It was good, it was fun, it was fantastic” David The men play for Moorabbin All Abilities Cricket Club and competed against Ferntree Gully on the day. “It was fantastic” Tim … Continue reading All Abilities Cricket at the MCG

Gardening with Richard


Richard is an avid gardener who spends a lot of time nurturing the flowers and vegetable patches he has helped grow at his home in East Hampton. Richard takes a great pride in the gardens around the house and ensures they are watered and cared for regularly. His daily routine includes watering the gardens to ensure … Continue reading Gardening with Richard

Love, Simon


I saw Love Simon with Mum. I enjoyed the movie and I thought that the story was interesting. The story was about Simon, played by Nick Robinson. Also Jennifer Garner was Simon’s Mum, and Josh Duhamel was Simon’s Dad. Simon had to go through a big journey in the movie. He knew he was gay, … Continue reading Love, Simon

Wrinkle in Time


I saw A Wrinkle in Time with Dad and thought it was a very good movie. The movie was about the adventures of Meg, Calvin her friend, and Charles, Meg’s brother. The movie had some happy bits and some not so happy. There was some beautiful scenery. It was filmed in New Zealand and the … Continue reading Wrinkle in Time

Watto’s A-League Wrap


An article from the desk of the author, Jack W. This is a draft blog post page. Contents in the form of text and pictures to follow. Season Champions 2005–06 Sydney FC 2006–07 Melbourne Victory 2007–08 Newcastle Jets 2008–09 Melbourne Victory 2009–10 Sydney FC 2010–11 Brisbane Roar 2011–12 Brisbane Roar 2012–13 Central Coast Mariners 2013–14 Brisbane … Continue reading Watto’s A-League Wrap

The BBQ


I saw this Movie with Mum today. It was a happy movie. It was about the story of a BBQ Competition and it showed how Dazza and the Scottish chef known as The Butcher,” competed against their enemy, Andre Mont Blanc. Shane Jacobson was Dazza, and Magda Szubanski was the Butcher. She was terrific and … Continue reading The BBQ

Accommodation Family Forum


OC Connections held our second Family Forum for 2018 on Tuesday 20 March with a focus on Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) for our families and participants. Our guest presenter, Illowra Projects, provided advice on Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA), in particular: participant pathways to SDA funding, community living options for SDA funded participants and SDA ownership … Continue reading Accommodation Family Forum