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National Safe Work Month at Civic – think safe. work safe. be safe.

At Civic, we believe that our people are our most valued asset. Their health and..

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Civic’s Liverpool Memorial Hub stay connected with “Thinking of You” letters

As the current outbreak of COVID-19 escalated through August, thousands of NDIS participants were impacted..

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Civic calls on Prime Minister to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccine

Civic’s CEO Annie Doyle has today written to the Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, calling on..

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Civic’s Response to the NDIA Home and Living Consultation

Earlier this year, the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) released their much-anticipated consultation paper, An..

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Draft NDIS Act Released

The Government is proposing changes to the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013 (NDIS Act),..

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Civic Crew stories from Woronora Memorial Park

Did you know, Civic and Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries have been partners for seven years? Last..

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Civic Kitchen and Catering get ready for Father’s Day

While our Cafes are currently closed to the public, the team at Civic Kitchen and..

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Circle of Supports Networking Edition

On Tuesday 24th August, Mark Saweriss, Civic’s Customer Experience Manager hosted this month’s Circle of..

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Thank you, from us to you

A special thank you to our Civic families With many of you currently separated from..

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Crazy Might Work Think Tank

Back in March, Civic invited staff to take part in a cross-sector think-tank project designed..

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Civic partners with food relief charities to distribute masks

Although many of Civic services are impacted by current restrictions, Civic staff and clients continue..

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2021/22 Price Guide Update

In line with the new financial year, the NDIA has published changes to the Price..

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Civic’s individual support services are available

In accordance with the latest public health orders, many disability service organisations have had to..

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Civic staff respond to keep clients and support workers safe

Over the last few weeks, our organisation and the wider community has had to adapt..

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Civic relaunches Civic@Home to help clients connect during social isolation

Following the announcement of stay-at-home order in June, many of Civic’s programs of supports, services..

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Circle of Supports Webinar: Home and Living Options

Watch on demand now. On Tuesday, 29th June, Civic presented its Circle of Supports webinar,..

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Civic receive ‘best practice’ praise during audit

Last week, two external auditors met with more than 50 members of Civic’s staff, as..

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Civic transforms with accessible cloud

Civic Disability Services has deployed  AvantCare by Illuminance Solutions, a Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power..

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How Civic is helping organisations create inclusive workplaces

Improving employment opportunities for individuals with disability Last week, Civic CEO, Annie Doyle, was invited..

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NDIS New Pricing Framework: Information for clients and families

NDIS New Pricing Framework: Information for clients and families In July 2020 the National Disability..

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Circle of Supports Webinar – NDIS Pricing Transition

Circle of Supports Webinar – NDIS Pricing Transition On Tuesday, 25th May, Civic hosted the..

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2021-22 Federal Budget recap

Last week, the government pledged $13.2 billion in NDIS funding over the next four years,..

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Civic Weekend Programs are back. Let’s get social!

We are excited to announce Civic's popular South East Sydney Weekend Program is back and..

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ShireAbility – a day to celebrate all abilities

On Wednesday 31st March, Sutherland Shire Council, local disability services and the community came together..

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Civic Disco & Karaoke

Civic’s long running disco is back! Get ready to dance, sing along to your favourite..

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Learning Zone: Changes coming to Group Activities

Last year, the NDIS announced some important changes to the way in which Group Activities..

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Learning Zone: What is Easy Read?

Over the past 12 months, we’ve been developing more and more ‘Easy Read’ tools. But..

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COVID-19 Vaccine Roll Out: Information for clients and families

Information regarding COVID-19 Vaccine Roll Out Australia’s COVID-19 Vaccination Program commenced on 22 February 2021...

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All about ILO

When it comes to home and living, there’s a new word on everyone’s lips. But..

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COVID-19 Vaccine Implementation Plan for the disability sector

NSW will start the roll out of its vaccination program from next week, with quarantine..

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CEO Update: COVID-19 Response

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic we have kept you informed. We have had to adopt an..

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SIL and the NDIS: What’s Changed?

A lot’s changed in the past six  months when it comes to SIL funding and..

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Disability Royal Commission: 2021 Timeline and Interim Report

Despite lockdowns and other consequences of the global coronavirus pandemic, last year the interim report..

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Join us this month for an inspiring exhibition at Hazelhurst Arts Centre, as we showcase..

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International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD): Get Involved!

This week, it’s time to come together and encourage others to ‘see the ability in..

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Our response to COVID-19

When COVID-19 first emerged in Australian newspapers in January, few of us had little understanding..

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Celebrating the vital role of Support Workers

Support Workers have a unique opportunity to play a pivotal role in the lives of..

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Civic expands aged care assistance to support older Australians

Civic has expanded its services to include Flexible Aged Care, providing support to older Australians,..

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Civic partner with SGCH to pilot new light-touch support housing model

As part of a recent pilot project, Civic has partnered with SGCH to provide a..

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Seven years in the making – David’s goal to live alone

David has a résumé bursting with accomplishments, including community leadership, negotiation, advocacy and public speaking...

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Jonathon - Apartment Living - Civic & nliven Story

Jonathan settles in to a new way of living at Palais apartments.

Jonathan recently moved into the brand-new Palais apartment building in Sans Souci, South Sydney. The..

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Civic Caters to Council Chambers

Civic Kitchen & Catering is now serving up a delicious, modern-Australian menu every Monday evening..

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Civic Crew promote accessibility upgrades through new job

Working outdoors and interacting with the local community, a team of individuals with disability has..

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Freedom & Independence for Michael in a modern home of his own

Michael* was just 55 years old, with an active mind and a wide variety of..

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SDA accommodation in the new Norwest Esplanade Apartments in Baulkham Hills

Civic impresses tenants to become preferred Concierge Services Provider at new SDA Development

In a majority vote, prospective tenants moving into luxury, SDA accommodation in the new Norwest..

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End of an Era for Civic Industries & Solvol Soap

Civic Industries marked a significant milestone last week, packing the last few bars of the..

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From one parent to another: “Don’t wait ’til it’s too late.”

Two years ago, mum Robin became acutely aware of her own aging and frailty, having..

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5 ways to be social during social distancing

Two months ago, social distancing was not even part of our vocabulary, but since the..

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Civic launch online platform to help clients connect during social isolation

Many Australians living with disability rely on supported day programs to connect with others, learn,..

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Finding Employment in an Inclusive & Supportive Environment

The unemployment rate for individuals with disability remains unacceptably high – twice as high as..

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Civic SDA Accommodation South Village Kirrawee

Civic’s swift response to NSW Health in time of need

It’s often said that in times of crisis people come together, and that’s never been..

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Michael keeping in touch with is counsellor via Skype.

Adapting to a new way of life

Over the past few weeks, people everywhere have been coming to terms with a new..

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Jasmin’s advice to anyone thinking about volunteering with Civic.

With 25 years of experience in the floristry industry, if there’s one thing Jasmin knows,..

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Lauren Archer and mum Narelle

Lauren’s new-found independence through Supported Independent Living (SIL)

Now in their sixties, and with their daughter, Lauren, still living at home, Narelle and..

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Cronulla sharks visit Civic

Christmas spirit alive and well for Civic and the Cronulla Sharks

Community connections are well and truly alive in the Shire as players from the Cronulla..

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Parramatta Civic Crew

Accessible workforce contributing to Parramatta’s Redevelopment

The recent redevelopment of 4 Parramatta Square is a prime example of how the NSW..

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Participants at the Civic Art Show

Celebrating inclusion and diversity on IDPwD

Held on 3 December each year, today marks International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD);..

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Civic Art Show celebrates International Day of People with Disability

Join us as we celebrate IDPwD – an internationally recognised day that helps raise awareness,..

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Civic True Blue Partnership

Civic and True Blue Chemicals celebrate a long-standing partnership

Civic Disability Services and True Blue Chemicals joined forces today to celebrate a long-standing business..

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Civic Cafe Nowra - Outstanding Small Business Awards

Civic Café Nowra receives Outstanding Small Business Award

Civic Café Nowra was recently recognised by Shoalhaven City Council, earning itself an Outstanding Small..

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Civic staff having a meeting in dark boardroom.

Innovation through Human Centred Design

At Civic, we define ourselves as a ‘for-purpose’ organisation. We invest in innovation, technologies and..

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Finding Joy Together

At Civic, our mission is clear: Human Potential, Realised. We focus on the direct impact..

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Chelsea, Theresa and Barbara at the Museum of Contemporary Art

Art is for Everyone weekend!

Art is for Everyone – the theme of last weekend’s Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia..

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physically disabled man sitting in his wheel chair at the beach.

A film festival to celebrate IDPwD

Fancy yourself a filmmaker? Then we have some exciting news! Civic is proud to support..

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Civic Café Engadine staff wrapping food in clingfilm

Take a look inside Civic Cafe Engadine

Civic Café Engadine opened its doors to the public on Monday, with supported employees serving..

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Kiera colouring hair in a salon.

Kiera ‘Klips and Kurls’

Welcoming customers, assisting with colours and tints, organising displays and keeping the salon neat and..

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Labrador therapy dog

Celebrate Therapy Dog Awareness Month!

September is Therapy Dog Awareness Month — a chance to recognise these wonderful animals and..

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Civic Café opens in Penrith

The latest Civic Café launched this week in Penrith, further building on Civic’s inspiring Kitchen..

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Civic crew hard at work arranging flowers with the Ring O’ Roses social enterprise

Ring O’ Roses In Pictures

For the past year, Civic have been busy collecting unwanted flowers – taking donations from..

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Civic Nowra Cafe

Rebrand in the Shoalhaven

Introducing Civic Kitchen & Café, the new name for Nourish Café in Nowra. The cafe’s..

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Civic tours at the MCA!

Civic is pleased to partner with the Museum of Contemporary Art  for their  Art is..

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Civic Crew thriving at HellermannTyton

At Civic, we live by our mission statement – human potential, realised – looking past..

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Civic supported holidays

Join two upcoming Supported Holidays

Civic organises a number of fun holidays ranging from weekends away, cruises along the pacific,..

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Civic’s Annual Report 2018

“Civic’s 60th anniversary has been an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the foresight of our..

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Civic’s Annual Report 2017

“Civic has been a part of the greatest social change in the past 12 months..

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