Our Stories

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Dale's journey to independence

Dale was suddenly taken into his grandparents' care from about seven-and-a-half. Although Dale’s journey hasn’t been without its challenges, you would be incredibly proud to see where this young man is today.

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Liam's story began unexpectedly

A year ago, Rod and Maureen were in complete despair. Their son, Liam was extremely unhappy. With support, Liam’s world has been opened up again and Rod and Maureen have started looking at what lies ahead.

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Early support was so important for Chay-Lee

Chay-Lee was diagnosed with Global Developmental Delay when she was 10 months old. Since then, she has received the support she needs to reach important milestones like walking and talking.

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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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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.