Our Stories

Milparinka support people who have a disability to pursue lifestyles that include the same opportunities that all members of the community expect and enjoy.

We get to share our food, garden, time and energy with our community at the annual Soup Festival

The Viet Bach Dance Group celebrates the multiculturism that helps make this a fantastic country to live in.

The Gardening Australia Magazine Showcases Our Communal Garden in its July 2022 edition

Meet just about the bravest person we know!

Meet just about the bravest person we know!

Gardening Autralia Article

The Gardening Australia Magazine Showcases Our Communal Garden in its July 2022 edition

Members of SEEDS communal garden weave  their experiences during the Covid 19 pandemic. 

Karlin

Karlin’s story is a fantastic example of how you don’t have to spend all your time doing something to be great at it.

Karlin

Karlin’s story is a fantastic example of how you don’t have to spend all your time doing something to be great at it.

The community sit spot is a place to connect and give our community better stories to tell

Jacinta would not get out of bed, would not go to her day placement and was not happy. She had been this way for years. Mum and dad

Communal garden members  weave  their experiences during the Covid 19 pandemic. 

When we talk about people we know who have moved towards more fulfilled lifestyles in this transformation, some people assume

Because Georgette has a history of violence, can be very difficult to understand, has 1:1 support because of her behaviour and is never left

Jacinta would not get out of bed, would not go to her day placement and was not happy. She had been this way for years. Mum and dad

Because Josh and his family took the time and opportunity to think and to take the authority to direct his supports in a way that makes sense

When I left school I did what a lot of people who have disabilities get to do. I went to a day centre and did the things that you normally do in a

Annie and Lewis

A tough journey to find a new home

Simin's Story

We keep being told that people can’t get individualised lifestyles when they are living in staff residentail units (CRU’S).

Ben's Story

ben

After a brief unsuccessful experience at another service, Ben came to Milparinka as a young man with a history of challenging behaviours

When I left school I did what a lot of people who have disabilities get to do. I went to a day centre and did the things that you normally do in a

Annie and Lewis

A tough journey to find a new home

Simin's Story

We keep being told that people can’t get individualised lifestyles when they are living in staff residentail units (CRU’S).

Ben's Story

ben

After a brief unsuccessful experience at another service, Ben came to Milparinka as a young man with a history of challenging behaviours

One of the things that at times can be really worrying is when we talk to families and service providers who keep telling us that we don’t need to

Vanessa’s story reminds us how fantastic it is to have great relationships in our lives.

Image of A House

Have a look at what parents can do if residential services don’t get it right.

Luke and Sean

Every single person in your life can be wrong!

Young Women

Sometimes it is not just about what people do, it is also about who is doing it.

Franks Cool

I have been thinking a lot about what it is that I want. It is not that hard for me because I know what I want, the problem is getting the chance to do it.

When we talk about people we know who have moved towards more fulfilled lifestyles in this transformation, some people assume

Because Georgette has a history of violence, can be very difficult to understand, has 1:1 support because of her behaviour and is never left

One of the things that at times can be really worrying is when we talk to families and service providers who keep telling us that we don’t need to

Vanessa’s story reminds us how fantastic it is to have great relationships in our lives.

Image of A House

Have a look at what parents can do if residential services don’t get it right.

Young Women

Sometimes it is not just about what people do, it is also about who is doing it.

Luke and Sean

Every single person in your life can be wrong!

Franks Cool

I have been thinking a lot about what it is that I want. It is not that hard for me because I know what I want, the problem is getting the chance to do it.

Because Josh and his family took the time and opportunity to think and to take the authority to direct his supports in a way that makes sense