Celebrating 30 years of outstanding service to people with disability
Our vision is for a society where inclusion is the norm.
Our purpose is to provide quality support to people with disability in response to their life choices and individual needs.
The Shack is a collaborative project between EET and Southern Cross Housing Nowra, which commenced late 2015 through the invaluable financial support of local businesses: Real Aussie Sheds – South Nowra, Strongbuilt Constructions – Berry, and Shoalhaven...read more
The annual City2Surf running event is fast approaching, and with only days left Brendan Bermingham from New Millennium Trophies has hit his target out of the water and raised a whopping $2,250 so far! Brendan, Aisha McKnight and one of our very own Essential staff...read more
Chris Laraghy, our Disability Employment Service Team Leader in Warilla has received a glowing endorsement from Sharon Holz. Sharon is a service user of Essential Employment and Training and a Community Connector for Physical Disability Council of NSW. Check it out...read more
The Bandaged Bear Appeal is The Children’s Hospital at Westmead’s largest annual fundraising appeal. Treating 100,000 patients yearly, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead relies on community generosity to raise essential funds for purchasing the most technologically advanced medical equipment, conducting vital research and maintaining the total healing environment the Hospital is renowned for.
What is International Wheelchair Day?
International Wheelchair Day is always 1st March and is an annual day of events and activities which take place around the World when wheelchair users celebrate the positive impact a wheelchair has on their lives.
Since it was first launched in 2008, celebrations have taken place in Australia, Nepal, Senegal, South Africa, Bangladesh, Pakistan, United Kingdom and United States of America.
“On International Women’s Day, let us all pledge to do everything we can to overcome entrenched prejudice, support engagement and activism, and promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.” — UN Secretary-General, António Guterres
Illawarra Disability Options Expo in Wollongong:
Organisations represented on the day include:
• Local Area Coordinator – Uniting
• NSW Fair Trading
• Illawarra Advocacy
plus many more exhibitors