Category: Events

Panthers come and try days!

3 February 2023

Interested in football? The Mazenod Panthers Football Club will be holding some Come and Try days for all-abilities football! All are welcome to come and have a kick of the footy! Wednesday 1, 8, 15 and 22 February, from 5:00pm – 6:00pm at Mazenod College, 5 Kernot Ave Mulgrave. For more information you can email […]

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OC Eco T-Top Bollards® at the Social Traders event

6 December 2022

In our last blog post, OC Connection employment and enterprise arm, OCC Enterprises (OCCE) announced the launch of their OC Eco T-Top Bollards® This month we are excited to share that in collaboration with Social Traders, an event was held on behalf of OCCE OC T-Top Bollards for their industry-wide launch. This event was a […]

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Work of art

6 December 2022

Earlier this month the SASI Art Show & Competition showcased some of OC Connections participants’ artwork at the Frankston Art Centre. This was a creative exhibition of contemporary art to celebrate the outstanding artwork of people with autism and other disabilities. With the encouragement, support and guidance of Val Rowe, OC Connections Disability Educator, 12 […]

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Vale Rosemary

6 December 2022

It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of long-time resident and OC Connections participant Rosemary. Rosemary passed away earlier in 2022 after more than 35 years of attending the OC Connections Day Support program. In November, Rosemary’s friends, housemates and OC Connections Support Workers, organised a COVID-safe lunch at a local […]

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Planting Trees for the Queen’s 70th Jubilee Program – Grant

6 December 2022

OC Connections was invited earlier this year, by the Federal Member for Hotham, The Hon. Clare O’Neil MP, to apply for a tree planting grant that was established by the Commonwealth Government of Australia in recognition of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II’s 70th Jubilee. This project received funding from the Australian Government’s Planting Trees for […]

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An image of a person swinging a golf club in a sand bunker as another man looks on. Text reads: OC Connections 26th Charity Golf Day

The OC Connections 26th Charity Golf Day

12 May 2022

Tickets are now on sale for the OC Connections’ 26th Charity Golf Day at the Melbourne Metropolitan Golf Club. When: Monday 11 July, 2022 (7:30am and 12:30pm shotgun starts) What:18 hole Ambrose tournamentLunch and refreshmentsPrizes and Competitions Who: Anyone who likes a round of golf

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April is World Autism Awareness Month

6 April 2022

April is World Autism Awareness Month and we’d like to support the call out from Aspect (Autism Spectrum Australia) and help foster a world of understanding and acceptance for Autism and autistic people, not just awareness. Aspect celebrated World Autism Understanding Day on 2 April and we’d like to continue the push for increased undertanding […]

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National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) relaxed sessions for all

31 March 2022

The NGV (National Gallery of Victoria) is now hosting relaxed sessions. They are encouraging all visitors who could benefit from a quieter experience to come along and enjoy a variety of upcoming exhibitions. What does this mean for you? There will be fewer people, reduced sensory stimuli and a much calmer environment for you to […]

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Melbourne Disability Expo 1st-2nd April 2022

23 March 2022

The Melbourne Disability Expo is back! This event links people living with disabilities with product and service providers and resources by way of presentations from industry experts. OC Connections will be there and you can visit us at stand number 125 to learn more about support services. When: Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd April 2022Time: […]

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