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The right training makes the difference in a career change

Alexia Cornick's dual certificate in Aged Care and Home and Community Care with Karingal Training allowed her to make a significant career change.
The 53 year old mother of two and grandmother of three, talks about her journey of discovery, after spending 20 years as a cleaner.

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Heidi’s determination to employment

It was nearly two years ago that 32 year old Heidi Alyari found herself at a crossroads in her life.  Heidi had been hit by a car crossing the road and suffered severe lower leg injuries.  Doctors were able to save her left foot which at one stage looked like it may be amputated and she spent the next three months in hospital and in rehabilitation.  

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Cathy mentors people to life

Cathy Barrow grew up with no support and hated school so she finds it ironic that she is now a trainer for those less fortunate in our society.

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A night of celebration at pioneering awards

Five high achievers have been honoured at the inaugural Geelong Awards for People with a Disability 2015, which celebrated the invaluable contributions of people with a disability.

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Golfers and musicians unite for Karingal fundraiser

On Friday January 23, in a display of community spirit at its best, 26 golfers pushed themselves to the limit by playing at least 100 holes of golf in one day without carts to raise money for Karingal in the Karingal Hundred Hole Hike (HHH) at 13th Beach Golf Links.

HHH players Matt Olsson and Greg Smith

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Karingal CEO Daryl Starkey to resign

It is with some sadness I announce that I will be resigning as CEO of Karingal later this year. 

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Centre set for early 2016 opening

The construction of the Eastern Geelong Community Centre has been delayed by about three months, with the exciting redevelopment expected to be completed early next year.

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A feel-good step in journey to work

About 30 young women from disadvantaged backgrounds are better prepared to enter the workforce thanks to Journey to Work.

 Pictured: Participant Ashley with Sarah and Daria from Coulter Roache Lawyers

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A rewarding Big Day Out

Community spirit was on show at the Karingal BacLinks Summer Workplace Big Day Out, with employees from local businesses combining with people with a disability and carers for an entertaining day.

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