Our stories

Phillip’s handy contribution

1 December 2017

Kurrajong Recycling has a 98% electronic materials recovery rate. Phillip Pumpa is proud to play a part in this great achievement.

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Nat’s driving ambition

1 December 2017

For the past 15 years, Nat Klein has been an integral member of the Kurrajong Property Services team which is responsible for keeping Kurrajong’s buildings and grounds ship-shape.

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Help with NDIS invaluable

1 December 2017

Luci Achilles thinks of Kurrajong as family. For the past 11 years Luci has drawn on the support of Kurrajong staff, starting when, as a baby, her son Charlie was referred to Kurrajong Early Intervention Service (KEIS) as it was then known.

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Freedom to be creative

1 December 2017

Each Thursday, you’ll find Kiara Vella doing something she loves – making art. For the past year, Kiara has joined art classes as part of Kurrajong Lifestyle Choices and enjoys being able to use her hands and her imagination.

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Kurrajong helps make work dreams come true

1 December 2017

Joel Jenkins is living proof of the power of Kurrajong’s Transition to Work program. Joel, 19, first became involved with Kurrajong when he was at school.

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Craig’s imPRESSive track record

1 December 2017

Craig McWhinnie loves coming to work each day. Since 1993, Craig has made the trip from Yanco to Narrandera to work at Kurrajong Laundry Narrandera (formerly Cypress Laundry & Linen Service), providing linen laundering services to hotels, motels and clubs in the Riverina.

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Choices key for Chris

1 December 2017

Choice is important to Chris Bennett. For the past seven years, Chris has been part of Kurrajong Lifestyle Choices in Leeton.

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