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Check out these stories about our customers in their local community

16 November 2016

Customers from our Spearwood Service Centre were treated to an exclusive performance by the West Australian Opera last week, at His Majesty’s Theatre in Perth. The free Opera in the Studio event, which saw artists in full dress perform an intimate show for guests, was a joint initiative between The Department of Local Government, Lotterywest… Read more »

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9 August 2016

Puppetry program to express emotion through the Arts Interchange is incredibly excited to launch a bespoke puppetry workshop program next month, thanks to the City of Melville’s Community Partnership Funding program. We will engage Fremantles Spare Parts Puppet Theatre to help develop and deliver workshops for adults with disability, which will culminate in the performance… Read more »

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16 June 2016

The boys from the Clontarf Foundation Senior A Football Team extended the hand of friendship to Interchange customers this week, with an invitation to watch a home game and join them for a BBQ dinner afterwards. More than 20 Interchange customers and staff attended the game at Clontarf College and the boys did not disappoint, putting on… Read more »

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1 June 2016

Interchange Midland customer Dean Lloyd loves animals. His favourite by far are horses and ponies and he loves to ride at the Bakers Hill Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA). Dean had been seeking volunteer opportunities for a while, but nothing suitable had come up. So when the opportunity came up to do some work at… Read more »

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27 May 2016

Dylan Green has devised a unique way of communicating with customers on his regular beat in the Smart Street Mall in Mandurah, where he sells The Big Issue magazine. Since signing on as a vendor this month, Dylan started to see regular customers and many people stopped to have a chat with him, but he… Read more »

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19 May 2016

The Interchange Customer Social Club got their groove on and hosted yet another awesome event yesterday, with a disco at the Cockburn Youth Centre. More than 70 people from all seven service centres flooded the dancefloor for a boogie, with the most awesome dance moves a close tie between Marc and Derek from Rockingham. Though… Read more »

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5 May 2016

Interchange customers had a ball at the recent Mental as Anything concert, which was held at Manning Park in Hamilton Hill. Interchange Spearwood Community Facilitator, Michelle Maley, led a team of staff who volunteered their time to support customers who wanted to attend the Saturday night concert. Staff from Supported Accommodation providers also got behind the event,… Read more »

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12 April 2016

CBC All Abilities Football Team member and Interchange customer Dylan Doyere is shaping up for a great season ahead, with a game last Saturday that saw his CBC Green team win by 33 points against rival team CBC Gold. Dylan put in a solid performance as CBC Green Captain on the day and, as well as earning bragging rights… Read more »

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24 February 2016

Interchange Mandurah customer Nadine has just started work experience at the Mandurah Recreation & Acquatic Centre, where she is undertaking poolside training with the lifeguards. She will spend the next few months working towards her Bronze Medallion and her First Aid certificate. Nadine hopes to become qualified and work ready later this year, so that she… Read more »

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15 January 2016

Qantas has made the dream of one Perth planespotter come true, with a private, money-can’t-buy tour of their facilities at the Perth Domestic Airport. Customer Service Manager Richard Arndt arranged the tour for aircraft enthusiast and Interchange customer Andrew Porter and his support worker, Katie. Richard and the other Qantas staff went to great lengths… Read more »

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