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Intelife supported employees put the gardening skills of Department of Finance representatives to the test this week.

Fifteen Government staff worked alongside three Intelife teams to complete gardening and horticultural work at Settler’s Townsite on Burlington Road, as part of their contract with Lochness Landscape Services and the City of Rockingham.

CEO Fiona Beermier said the not-for-profit was approached by the Department to host their representatives, as a way to increase their awareness of the ADE program.

7 October 2015 - 3:30pm

Intelife's choir and drama group We Will Rock You gave their inaugural performance to a crowded venue yesterday, after weeks of preparation.

The eight-person group from Gosnells branch performed their own version of Cinderella, complete with a disco, Facebook, a Harley Davidson motorbike and characters from other fairy-tales, followed by a series of songs with accompanying musicians.

7 October 2015 - 3:15pm

Gosnells participant Adam Baker recently achieved one of his goals by completing the 2015 Park Run at Canning River, with the help of his Skills Trainer.

From the 205 entrants, Adam finished in 76th place and completed five kilometre run in 27.45 minutes, knocking four minutes off the average running time for this event.

6 October 2015 - 11:45am

Intelife has recently signed-up to eKarma, a WA-based social enterprise which raises funds for charities by having people shop online.

eKarma, which was established by Perth couple Pankaj and Kim Sharma, is based on the concept of karma and ‘giving it back’, and aims to raise funds for registered charities by harnessing the power of online shopping in Australia and donating a percentage of each sale to charity.

4 October 2015 - 3:00pm

Our supported employees have helped to achieve a major financial milestone for the Department of Finance, through collaboration with other Government agencies including the Western Australian Police, and Western Australian Disability Enterprises.

Commercial cleaning at two Western Australian Police (WAPol) premises undertaken by Intelife supported employees was today announced as the contract which reached, and surpassed, a $20 million target from the State Government.

3 October 2015 - 3:00pm

Participants from Intelife Midland's Eastern Client Advisory Group (ECAG) have shown off their acting prowess in a series of videos about the National Standards for Disability Services.

The videos, which are currently being produced by a local videographer, feature the members of ECAG as they speak about the six Standards: Rights, Participation and Inclusion, Individual Outcomes, Feedback and Complaints, Services Access, and Service Management.

2 October 2015 - 3:15pm

Balcatta's own artists-in-training, Steve and Jono, presented CEO Fiona Beermier with a hand-painted canvas this morning, which has taken pride of place in her office.

The 60cm by 90cm canvas was created especially for Fiona as part of the participants' Lifeskills Plus program.

Steve, whose favourite colour was green, painted a prominent green fan, a heart and a star, while pink-loving Jono painted the blue diamonds, a flower and a star, in addition to a large section of the bottom left corner.

1 October 2015 - 3:30pm

The nominees for the 2015 NDS Disability Support Awards were recently revealed, with Intelife representing a large proportion of the nominees.

Of the 57 organisations, businesses and individuals nominated for the awards, Intelife was the third-highest nominated body with 11 individuals or services nominated from our organisation, equating to nearly 20 per cent of the nominees.

30 September 2015 - 3:30pm

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29 September 2015 - 3:45pm

Staff and participants at our Balcatta office were visited by Senator Linda Reynolds CSC this week.

Senator Reynolds toured the facilities with our Chief Executive Officer, and spoke with representatives from each program about the variety of services offered at all Intelife.

During the visit, Senator Reynolds also spoke with participants from the Lifeskills Plus program as they cooked their lunch, and with ADE supported employees in the internal crew as they completed their work.

26 September 2015 - 4:00pm