Our Stories

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Charity begins at home for Beau's family

Despite the challenges of raising a 10-year-old with Down syndrome and Type 1 diabetes, Beau's family feels lucky to be together and to be coping day-to-day.

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A trip to the show when everything changed

When Georgia was a baby, she suffered from a seizure that left her with epilepsy and intellectual disability. Support from Minda is helping to grow her confidence and independence.

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Chelsea's chance at independence

Over the last few years, Chelsea’s smiling face has become a familiar sight at Minda. I know that when you read her story that you will feel so proud of how she has blossomed.

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Cooper has a brighter future

Cooper and his family were in crisis. But with Minda's support they have seen a drastic change.

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A lifeline for Jackson and Victoria

Victoria cares full time for her son Jackson, who lives with autism and a rare sleep disorder. Times were tough, but a bit of support has made a world of difference to them both.

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A remarkable turnaround

There was a point when Anne and Gig found it hard to feel optimistic about Robbie's future, but Minda’s day programs have opened up Robbie’s world.

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Jono takes the next step

Max and Helen Packer share the story of their son Jonathon and how proud they are to see him achieving independence.

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Apply for supported employment today

Do you have a disability? Do you want to learn new skills, earn a wage and make new friends? Minda can help you find a job you love. We can also help you with training and give you the support you need. Minda has so many different jobs on offer, in areas like manufacturing, catering, furniture construction, gardening, and working with computers.

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A place for Anthony

After years of rejection and despair, Julie and Joe finally found a place where Anthony fit in. They can’t believe the change it has made.

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The day that changed a life

In one day, Amrit Singh’s whole life changed; on the same day she discovered both of her daughters had a rare intellectual disability, she was told her precious newborn had only days to live.