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International Day of People with Disability 3 December

On 3 December 2017 we celebrate International Day of People with Disability. Earlier this year we at Travellers Aid welcomed the release of the Victorian Government's State Disability Plan 2017-2020. The plan tackles the negative attitudes and barriers that more than...

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Peers Raised Funds to Access Education

A big THANK YOU to the students from Access Skills Training (Certificate I in Transition Education) for raising funds to support their peers through our Pathways to Education Program, a project that helps disadvantaged students to access school. Access Skills Training...

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The 2017 Victorian Senior of the Year Awards

Travellers Aid was honoured to win the 2017 Age-Friendly Victoria Award at an awards ceremony held at Government House in early October. The award was presented by the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria. This award recognises the work of our older...

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Welcome to our new TAA Chair Bev Excell

Bev joined the Board of Travellers Aid Australia in October 2014 and has been a member of the People and Services committee since January 2014. Bev was formerly a senior executive at BP Australia, working in Australia, NZ and Europe. She is the principal of her own...

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Kyra Bartlett 1964 – 2017

We share with great sadness the news that our client and dear friend Kyra Bartlett passed away suddenly on Sunday 24 September. Kyra was loved by staff and volunteers and we all shared regular jokes and laughs with her. Many of you may have seen Kyra in our lounges or...

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