Category: Partnership

Defend Choice in Disability Employment

20 September 2023

The Australian Government will soon review the recommendations of the Disability Royal Commission, including employment services and opportunities for people living with disability. Around 16,000 people living with disabilities work as Supported Employees across Australia. Working in Supported Employment makes a significant difference in the lives of people with disability – engaging in work helps […]

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27th Annual Charity Golf Day

17 July 2023

On Monday 10th July, we held our Annual Charity Golf Day at the Metropolitan Golf Club. This is one of our largest fundraisers, and we couldn’t have done it without the efforts of the organising committee, our volunteers, business partners and sponsors. The prestigious Metropolitan has been supporting OC Connections for 27 years – their […]

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OC’s Partnership with First Nations Traffic Management

7 June 2023

From doubling their order to spreading the good word about social procurement, First Nations Traffic Management has backed OC Connections Enterprises from the beginning. Lionel and Peter, directors of the 100% Indigenous company, have encouraged many organisations in the traffic control industry to go green by purchasing our Eco T Top Bollards, made from recycled […]

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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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Where to purchase your tree this year

23 November 2022

With Christmas just around the corner, this year’s festive season brings with it much hope and opportunity to reconnect with family, friends and the community.  Buying a tree from our Christmas Tree Fundraiser is an annual tradition for many families, including staff and participants as well as an important fundraising opportunity for OC Connections. OC Connections […]

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Congratulations to Mr Steve Dimopoulos

28 June 2022

OC Connections would like to congratulate Mr Steve Dimopoulos Member for Oakleigh on his appointment as Minister for Creative Industries and Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events in the Victorian Government. The Hon Steve Dimopoulos has always been a wonderful and engaged supporter of the local community and of the work we undertake here […]

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Time for a fence-lift

29 April 2022

The vegetable garden at 773 Warrigal Road has been a space for OC Connections participants to tend to and reap the harvest of their hard work, encouraging participants to hone their green thumbs, and learn about sustainable living. Crop gathering, and food preparation have been activities enjoyed by participants in our day program. The garden […]

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Support on par from Australian IT Group

27 March 2022

Thank you to the team at Australian IT Group for nominating OC Connections as their charity of choice at their inaugural golf day with Barry Bourke Motors. Up to 80 players attended the golf day on 21 March, 2022 as a chance to connect with customers and supporters of both companies. Players were given the […]

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Tree-mendous job by the team at Melbourne Treeworks.

25 March 2022

Towards the end of last year, a member from the Clayton Church of Christ, Tim Wong, offered his generous services to OC Connections through the Church’s Love Loud initiative. In following the initiative’s mission of ‘blessing our community with no strings attached’ Tim and his crew from Melbourne Treeworks came to remove a damaged tree […]

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