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Melbourne Cup Day 2018

Wed 07th Nov 2018

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Christmas Gift Nests!!

Tue 06th Nov 2018

Day Programs are making Christmas Gift Nests again this year. What a great way to display chocolates, bon bons , baubles & small gifts. These are selling fast at just $18 ea. Get your orders in soon! Thank... more details

Elf on the Shelf

Mon 29th Oct 2018

Christmas fever has hit Tuesday's Coffee Club. Elf on the Shelf named 'Sweetheart Tinseltoes' made his first appearance for a cuppa & catch up.

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Hunter Disability Expo 2018

Thu 25th Oct 2018

Alyssa & Audrey set up with an IAS stand & ready to take enquiries at the Hunter Disability Expo ( Newcastle Jockey Club Broadmeadow ) 25th and  26th October. 

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Col, Chris and Mitch Making Benches

Sun 12th Aug 2018

The best place to be (out of the cold wind) is in the WorkShed. Col, Chris & Mitch made bench seats. Great handiwork! What style for their front patios!

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Megan's Crochet Work

Wed 08th Aug 2018

Megan is an extraordinary craft/crotchet creator! Today she finished this birthday gift for her friend. Megan crotchets every week and always surprises us with her imagination and skill.

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Orange Festival - Bingara

Mon 09th Jul 2018

Phillip attended the Orange Festival in his hometown of Bingara on the weekend. Phillip participated with the RFS & was invited into the hotdog eating competition ( no photos of this event ! ) A great day ... more details

A Visit by Grow Day Care IDFS

Wed 27th Jun 2018

We had visitors today . Annie & children from Grow Day Care IDFS had an excursion for community part... more details

Day Programs - Button Art

Mon 18th Jun 2018

Day Programs are working on button art & are quickly running out of buttons ! Does anyone have spare buttons , any shape , size , colour they would kindly donate to IAS ? Sharon & others love working o... more details

Col, Dwayne and Zig working on Blokes Stuff!

Sat 16th Jun 2018

Who would want to be outside in the cold when you can be inside the shed. Col, Dwayne & pooch Zig working on blokes stuff.

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V8 Supercars at Bunnings

Thu 24th May 2018

Brandy met V8 Supercar champion Jamie Wincup yesterday at Bunnings & saw Holden Club show cars. What a once in a lifetime afternoon Brandon & Carly ! Brandon came home with signed posters & lots of... more details

Grafton to Inverell Cycling Classic 2018

Sat 12th May 2018

A great community day. Grafton to Inverell cycle race & Multicultural Day in Victoria Park. Lesley Marley
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Making Kindling in the Workshed

Mon 07th May 2018

Winter is on it's way ! Michael Chris & Anthony are busy in the WorkShed making boxes of kindling to sell.

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Cool Cloudy Afternoons

Sun 06th May 2018

Cool cloudy afternoon's are perfect for a game of Uno. The guys have Slim Dusty playing on the Smart Board & the kettle is on.

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Anzac Day 2018

Tue 24th Apr 2018

Lest We Forget. Phillip Michael Carly Sharon Christine Brandon Annette Lesley & Allison attended Inverell ANZAC services today. Phillip marched with the RFS & Sharon marched with the Red Cross. Michael... more details

Michael & Chris's Woodwork Project

Tue 20th Mar 2018

Over the past couple of weeks Michael and Chris have been busy making a shoe stand in the Workshed for Dwayne. Dwayne was so impressed he's asked the guys to make him another one! Job well done!

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Inverell Show 2018

Sat 24th Feb 2018

Many of us attended the Inverell Show last night. The rain held off & pluto pups, Show bags & laughter were on the menu. Col bought a new shirt , Brandon won a prize in Side Show Alley & Sharon won... more details

Treasure Baskets!! Order Now!!

Thu 22nd Feb 2018

Sharon and Carly ( Day Programs ) are filling orders for Easter baskets. Their craft finished today! These baskets can be made for any theme - birthdays, Christmas, Valentine's Day. Just let us know if you wou... more details

Easter Treasure Baskets.

Thu 08th Feb 2018

Sharon, Sally and Carly have been busy making Easter treasure baskets at Day Programs. How fabulous are these baskets? They already have a some orders to make more. Easter eggs will taste fabulous delivered in... more details

Megan's New Pets!

Wed 24th Jan 2018

Today Megan introduced us to two new pet mice - meet Mixie & Wixie. Soooo cuuute!!

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Col and Dwayne get creative.

Tue 09th Jan 2018

Col & Dwayne made a hat rack in the WorkShed, with some creativity, spare wood & horse shoes. Col painted this today at programs. What a way to kick off the year!

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Happy New Year!!!

Mon 08th Jan 2018

Happy New Year and welcome to 2018. We hope the year brings to you your favourite things. Brandy found his favourite things at the Inverell Car Museum.

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IAS AGM and Xmas Party 2017

Wed 22nd Nov 2017

Last night IAS combined our Annual General Meeting with our Christmas party. We were feeling very festive 🎈. Lot... more details

Busy Tuesdays!

Tue 21st Nov 2017

Tuesday's are always busy! Chris, Jas, Phillip, Michael & Jeff are in saw dust heaven . More planter boxes & chicken nesting boxes in the making. Day Programs are in the kitchen with Carly, Sally, Lesley & Sharon have pizzas on the menu tonight.

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Diggers Cup Race Day 2017

Fri 17th Nov 2017

We are off and racing! Diggers Cup Race Day, a little wet, time for a bet. Great afternoon!

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Melbourne Cup 2017

Tue 07th Nov 2017

We celebrated Melbourne Cup with afternoon tea at the Freckle Room . For some of us our horse is still running. Oh well , afternoon cuppa and treat was fabulous.

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Healing Drums and BBQ's

Mon 06th Nov 2017

Weekends are about friends, enjoying being home and having fun. Kat brought in her vibration healing drum. Everyone had a turn.. plenty of noise and plenty of laughs, followed by a BBQ lunch.

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Col has been busy!

Thu 02nd Nov 2017

Col has been busy, gardening at his flat with Mitch, fishing at Lake Inverell ( what a grand catch ) and fixing the doors at the office with Mat.

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Halloween at Heron

Tue 31st Oct 2017

Ginnie, Sally, Richard, Michael, Linda and Kris all pitced in with their talents to make healthy, fun, gory Halloween food, like bloodied boiled eggs, veggie skeletons with rissole heads, and severed fingers made from potato and devon. In one photo Richard demonstrates that sometimes support staf... more details

Col goes Horseriding

Mon 09th Oct 2017

Col took hold of the reins and enjoyed some horseriding this weekend. He also tried his hand at a bit of grooming. Good one mate!!

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Mick and Dwayne at the Inverell Campdraft

Sat 07th Oct 2017

Mick had the opportunity to spend some time with Dwayne and others in the Inverell Campdraft this weekend. He had a great time watching the spectacles, checking out the horses, and rubbing elbows with some people of renown in the national campdraft circles. Mick was in his element!!

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Drumming for Wellbeing

Wed 04th Oct 2017

We will be drumming for well-being with Kat on Wednesdays 10am-12noon for $10.
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Martyn's Next Woodwork Project

Tue 03rd Oct 2017

Marty and Matt hit the WorkShed today. Marty's project is to make the Taj Mahal of cat scratch posts.

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Col in his Soccer Gear

Thu 28th Sep 2017

Col had a great day today at The Joeys Mini World Cup soccer in Inverell. Col is loving his new outfit and says his team won.

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Staff Celebration Dinner

Sun 27th Aug 2017

This week IAS attained Third Party Verification. IAS staff took time out Friday for a celebration dinner. As we have 5 houses with sleepover support, some staff were on shift and were not able to join in. It's very rare for staff to get out as a team. T'was a good night. Well done to all staff fo... more details

Another Busy weekend...

Sun 20th Aug 2017

It was a busy weekend. Micky enjoyed horse riding with Fran ( at the Whole Package Gilgai ). Lesley & Sharon attended the Abba Tribute at RSM. Lesley & Brandon checked out mighty Motor Mania on Sunday. Sally did some gardening around her home. Sharon rounded off the weekend with home cook... more details

Micky B - Lions Club

Mon 24th Jul 2017

Micky B has recently gained official membership into the Lions Club Glen Innes. Here he is helping out with catering at the Chill Festival last weekend.

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Sausage Sizzle on Tuesdays!

Tue 18th Jul 2017

Its very hard to get work done on Tuesdays. The smells and laughs from the sausage sizzle lunch each Tuesday distracts us! We all end up in the courtyard enjoying the sun.

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Day at the Footy

Sat 15th Jul 2017

Mick & Annette braved a winters day to watch Magpies vs Wombats at Glen Innes. Mick says go the Magpies 👍 .

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Deb's 60th Birthday!

Sat 08th Jul 2017

Deb celebrated her 60th birthday on Saturday , surrounded by family and friends. Happy Birthday Deb. Yes we love your cake!

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Phillip's First Project in the Workshed

Tue 04th Jul 2017

Phillip has been busy in the WorkShed & completed his first planter box 🌱. Isn't it fabulous? Yes - Phillip is t... more details

Sharon at Coffs Harbour

Mon 26th Jun 2017

Sharon sends a toast from the coast! She is enjoying a banana coconut cocktail at Hogs Breath Restaurant after days full of holiday memories.

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Sharon at Ebor Falls

Mon 19th Jun 2017

Sharon dropped by Ebor Falls on her way to the coast today ! Enjoy your week of holidays Sharon! We all wanted to hide in your suitcase & enjoy a week away....

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Busy Beans Coffee Club and Sausage Sizzle Tuesdays

Mon 05th Jun 2017

Every Tuesday is busy - making the most of the sunshine with a BBQ lunch. Sharon & Jas cooked up a feast today. The afternoon is our social catch-up in Busy Beans Coffee Club. Everyone is welcome.

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Brandon's Day on the Farm

Tue 16th May 2017

Brandon visited 'The Whole Package' farm this afternoon. Brandon won a voucher for activities of his choice. So it was a sunny winters afternoon of fresh country air, animals, some dust and a ride in the horse truck.

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Grafton to Inverell Cycle Classic 2017

Fri 12th May 2017

Great day to be out in the community - Brandon, Julie, Ray and Lesley enjoying the Grafton to Inverell Cycle Classic.

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Brandon at Freckles Cafe

Tue 09th May 2017

The rain postponed Brandon's farm visit this afternoon. So Brandon chose Freckles Cafe instead! Scones and calories on a rainy afternoon. Perfect!

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Photos from the Indian Summer Ball

Thu 04th May 2017

Everyone is talking about the Indian Summer Ball. It was a fantastic night of dancing, great food, prizes and meeting new people. We were all very tired on Sunday. Here are some of the formal portraits taken on the night. Doesn't everyone look amazing!

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Ray and Brandon Planting Natives

Tue 02nd May 2017

Ray and Brandon took home their gifts from the Indian Summer Ball. They decided to plant the natives in pride of place in the front yard of their home.

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Glorious Weekend Weather

Sat 22nd Apr 2017

Glorious lazy weekend weather . Sharon and Chris enjoying time out in their favourite spots around Inverell.

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Busy Times At Heron Lodge

Thu 16th Mar 2017

Busy times at Heron Lodge. Michael is working on "the fastest car in the world!!". Richard and Bess played ball. Sally won again and is the Uno Queen!

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Happy Birthday Darren!

Tue 14th Mar 2017

This week there was a celebration!
Happy 50th Birthday to Darren!! Have a great day mate!! 🎂

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Indian Summer Ball - Save the Date

Thu 02nd Mar 2017

IAS is hosting a gala Indian Summer Ball on Saturday 29th April 2017. Tickets will be available soon ! Save this date & organise a table for a great night out . Contact IAS for more information 67224947 

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Sharon's Paintings

Wed 01st Mar 2017

Sharon has her 3 paintings to enter in the Inverell Show . She's been busy at EET Day Programs and at home last weekend. You just can't hold back creativity!

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Communal Jigsaw Puzzle

Fri 24th Feb 2017

The communal puzzle is nearly done! 1000 pieces, everyone is having a go, today its Megan's turn ! What a masterpiece!

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Ringo Visits!

Tue 21st Feb 2017

Ringo visits his neighbours Brandon Lesley & Chris for his morning pat. Pets make a house feel like home.

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Brandon, Sharon & Lesley at the Pool.

Wed 28th Dec 2016

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Xmas is Coming....

Mon 19th Dec 2016

It's starting to feel a lot like Christmas! Both Sharon and Lesley are having some pampering and getting their Christmas nails done. Beautiful ladies! Brandon has his new lounge recliner chair and is very happy with himself! Very stylish Brandon!

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Sharon's Farm Stayover

Mon 19th Dec 2016

Sharon had a farm stay over the past two weekends. Look who came for breakfast !

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Melbourne Cup 2016

Tue 01st Nov 2016

We are going racing! Melbourne Cup lunch, fashion parade and game of pool. Plenty of hot tips and bets are on!

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Chris And Lesley's Wedding Anniversary

Tue 01st Nov 2016

Chris and Lesley celebrating their wedding anniversary today with a lunch date. Congratulations to you both - enjoy the day

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Girl Power!!

Fri 21st Oct 2016

Girl power 🏆 A combined cooking effort - Linda Sally Ginnie - bacon and zucchini quiche and potato bake for dinner t... more details

Sharon's Birthday

Wed 19th Oct 2016

Enjoying a Happy Birthday lunch with Sharon today

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IAS Fashion Parade

Sat 08th Oct 2016

Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in the IAS Millers / Rivers Fashion Parade last weekend. We had a fabulous afternoon with all fundraising to be used to support the costs of the Indian Summer Ball in April 2017. A special thanks to Vicki and Chaysley at Millers Inverell, staff ... more details

IAS Fashion Parade - Tickets On Sale Now!!

Mon 05th Sep 2016

Tickets are now ON SALE for IAS Fashion Parade on Saturday 8th October! We would love you to join us for an afternoon of entertainment and company, with light refreshments. Cost of the tickets are $10 each and available at Millers Store and IAS office 48 Howard St (6722 4947) All proceeds will go... more details

Kite Flying with Brandon

Fri 02nd Sep 2016

What do you do on a cold gusty grey day? You make the best of it!! Brandon, Penny, Jason and Debbie all met near the netball courts behind the Inverell Showground to try their luck at flying kites. The wind was gusty and unpredictable, it was hard work but some of us managed to keep a kite in the... more details

IAS Fashion Parade - Save The Date

Mon 29th Aug 2016

Save the date of Saturday 8th October and buy your ticket! IAS, Millers & Rivers Stores Fashion Parade tickets will be on sale from 1st Sept from Millers Inverell or IAS 48 Howard St. We will have a fabulous afternoon of fashion and entertainment for just $10. The businesses in Inverell have ... more details

Mick in the Garden

Mon 15th Aug 2016

A house feels like a home with personal touch and making spaces feel wonderful. Mick enjoyed the most of the sunny days over the weekend to reinvent the garden and fill the plant pots. Then he enjoyed a cuppa in the courtyard, admiring his work.

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Farewell Darcy's Girl

Tue 09th Aug 2016

Today we take time to remember Darcy's Girl who passed away last week. Darcy was owned by Trish and Barry and joined us on all our rides - Ride to Recognition from Pally to Gum Flat, Bingara as well as all our trail rides and Farm Days. She had a beautiful temperament and supported her riders wit... more details

Festival Of Abilities 2016

Tue 19th Jul 2016

Michael and Kris attended the recent Festival of Abilities in Tamworth. Michael found himself a beast of a trike, bikes with sidecars & too many fast machines. He drummed his way through bongo lessons, listened to great music and they both enjoyed an activity packed day out.

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Happy Birthday Deb!!

Fri 08th Jul 2016

Guess who's birthday🎉 today ! Deb was spoilt ! We created our own Festival with lunch and a birthday cake 🍰. Fabulous afternoon with friends .

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A Busy Weekend After the Voting

Sun 03rd Jul 2016

A busy weekend! What better way to make the most of the sunshine after Saturday Voting Day. Michael enjoyed a bush walk at beautiful Boundary Falls. Chris cooked lunch for his wife and neighbours on the BBQ he restored/varnished/painted. Richard washed the car and its looking so shiny we need sun... more details

Farewell Bruce, We'll Miss You......

Mon 20th Jun 2016

Today, sadly, we farewelled Bruce Wayne Lavender. Some of us have known Bruce for 17 years. We will remember him for his cheeky grin, his hearty laugh ( mostly when the joke was on us ), those ginger curls when his hair was long, & being the Boss. Bruce loved his music, all things country &am... more details

Northwest Film Festival at the RoxyTheatre Bingara 2016

Sun 19th Jun 2016

Last night Lesley Ray Michael Sharon Dwayne & Annette spent a wonderful night at the Northwest Film Festival at the majestic Roxy Theatre Bingara . Suzie Wicks - Fatmoon Studios - introduced her film starring Lesley & Chris . 'The Unlikely Wedding Singer' is the story behind Chris & L... more details

NDIS Ready

Thu 02nd Jun 2016

The NDIS National Disability Insurance Scheme have created a number of videos and resources around getting NDIS ready. Check them out!

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Richard Hanging with Bes

Mon 23rd May 2016

There's nothing nicer than hanging out with a dog . Bess came to visit Heron Lodge. Richard & Bess played ball until there was no energy left . Plenty of pats & smiles ...then they were both worn out . Dogs rock 🐾

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Concert & Medieval Festival

Sun 08th May 2016

Living life to the full! Lesley loves bands and danced the night away at a recent concert. Phillip, Lou, Sharon and Brandon stepped back in time, cheering on jousting and hand to hand combat at the Medieval Festival.

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A Day Out on the Farm with EDG

Tue 03rd May 2016

EDG programs found their way outdoors, on a farm with some good old fashioned fresh air & dust. Marty enjoyed hanging in a shed with tractors, antique cars & yarns. Sally enjoyed horse riding. A great day out !

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Our Kitchen Rulz Ep.1

Fri 29th Apr 2016

OUR KITCHEN RULZ . Michael whipping up homemade pumpkin soup for dinner. Looks fabulous and we hear it tasted fabulous too! Great way to warm up for the colder weather!

 
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Our Kitchen Rulz E.2

Fri 29th Apr 2016

OUR KITCHEN RULZ Episode 2 . Great afternoon for scones . As you can see Michael loves his cream & Richard loves his jam!

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Outdoor Furniture Restorations

Mon 11th Apr 2016

Backyard Blitz has nothing on Mick, Richard, Linda & Ginnie!! The weekend adventure was a restoration project on the outdoor furniture. A great job! We can't wait for the next BBQ or lazy cuppa outdoors.

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Fire Safety Information Session

Thu 31st Mar 2016

A 'Fire Safety Information and Demonstration Session' was held at Connections on Thursday 31st May. Phillip Minty demonstrated and talked about fire safety techniques with the assistance of Robbie Wighton, Fire Captain of the Inverell Fire Service. Phillip strongly believes that everyone&nbs... more details

Deb, Darren, Tamara and Skippa the Wallaroo

Tue 22nd Mar 2016

WOW! Deb, Darren and Tamara had a surprise visitor this morning. Darren had lots & lots of questions. Skippa the wallaroo had lots of pats.

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The Inverell Show 2016

Sat 05th Mar 2016

What a big night...and a very late night ...at the Inverell Show on Saturday! Rides, show bags, the rodeo with Dwayne riding, the smash 'em derby and fireworks. And to add to the excitement Phillip entered the Farmer's Challenge and nearly took out the opposing team with the fireman's hose. AND P... more details

EDG at Copeton Dam

Thu 25th Feb 2016

The best place to be on a hot summers day is near the waters edge! EDG programs ventured out - Marty & Sal to Copeton for some fishing & swimming - Mick cooked spaghetti Bolognese and then took this great lunch to eat at Lake Inverell followed by a leisurely walk in the shade.

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Darren at the Gym

Mon 22nd Feb 2016

Darren is in the fitness train every Monday ! And he loves it - thanks to Ben ! Who ever thought flexing muscles and cutting some calories would be so much fun !

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Richard's Birthday Luncheon

Sun 21st Feb 2016

Richard enjoyed a birthday luncheon with friends at the Glen Innes RSL Club. Happy Birthday Richard!!

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Progress on Exterior of Howard Street

Thu 18th Feb 2016

Progress ! This week has been tradies , tools , boys toys , dirt and action . Our painting , turf and Balinese style fencing all coming together .

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Linda & Ginnie Shopping

Mon 15th Feb 2016

A lazy Saturday shopping morning for Linda & Ginnie , picking great fresh ingredients to cook up a storm . Home cooking with plenty of herbs fills the kitchen with the best smells .... & warms the heart ....

 
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Australia Day 2016

Mon 08th Feb 2016

Australia Day celebrations. All the good things in life - a public holiday, a day out with friends, sausages and hamburgers on the BBQ, homemade scones, frisbees flying , sun shining and plenty of joking around.

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Kickin' around on Fridays

Fri 29th Jan 2016

Fridays just aren't Fridays without a kick around. All it takes is a soccer ball, sunshine, plenty of moves and lots of laughs. Talents are surfacing as the weeks go by, like Darren's 'Rocket Shot' which threatens to rip a hole in the sky every time!! We love Fridays!

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Martyn & EDG

Thu 07th Jan 2016

It was a great day in the sunshine to get back into EDG programs and earn some 💰 ....then go out for lunch .

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At The Inverell RSM Club

Thu 07th Jan 2016

Life is too short to stay home! It's been a long holiday break and we needed to get out with friends . As you can see we all had a treat...or two.....

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Back in the Swing for 2016

Mon 04th Jan 2016

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Richard' Christmas Cooking

Thu 24th Dec 2015

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International Day of People with Disability - Lunch

Thu 03rd Dec 2015

Thank you to everyone who joined us to celebrate International Day for People with Disability last Thursday. We had a relaxing lunch at Inverell East Bowling Club and were joined by Inverell Mayor Cr Harmon, people from IAS, Connections, Benevolent Society, Ability Links and Centacare and some fr... more details

Active Support Videos - ADHC

Thu 03rd Dec 2015

ADHC recently launched Active Support Videos to support person-centred practices and increase understanding of peoples needs living in a supported life. 

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IAS Christmas Party 2015 - Shake, Rattle & Bowl

Fri 27th Nov 2015

Wow! What a night! IAS Christmas party was a fabulous night of action, pizza , family and friends. The bowling was a hoot! Some people had accuracy down-pat, while others had a knack for blind thundering pace!! The unlimited laser tag was for the fearless sharp shooters. Competitio... more details

Melbourne Cup Day at the Royal Hotel

Tue 03rd Nov 2015

Melbourne Cup celebrations ! What a great afternoon with a big screen , fashion and a horse race. Deb & Darren won 'Best Dressed' . Great company , great food , some betting - some winners - and for the rest of us - it's try again next year !

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Phillip - Public Speaking at the' My Choice Matters' Workshop

Tue 27th Oct 2015

Phillip was invited to make a speech at the 'Get More Skills' My Choice Matters workshop today. He made a terrific presentation on what it's been like to have a MCMs grant for his dream to teach fire safety to the public. Phillip shared the things he has learned, found easy and found difficult as... more details

The Sexuality and Disability Workshop

Thu 15th Oct 2015

Tracey and Annette attended a Sexuality & Disability workshop in Moree on Thursday 15th October, presented by Jen Wendtman. The workshop challenged the beliefs, attitudes and values we bring to the work place and it is so great to be challenged! The workshop reinforced our human rights to be ... more details

IAS and EDG Community Space Update

Wed 07th Oct 2015

The paintwork has been done and the carpet has been laid. Some of the furnishings for the new community space has been unpacked and tentatively laid out, there is still more to go including the smart board, dinning table, information kiosk, and an assortment of decorative items. A work in progres... more details

Delungra Campdraft, September 2015

Sat 26th Sep 2015

The Delungra Campdraft was held on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th September. Ray, Brandon, Annette, Belinda and Therese were there to watch Dwayne and others in action, and to enjoy the day's events. Clouds of dust and a tasty steak sandwich, what a great day out!

 

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Renovations Are Well Under Way!!

Wed 23rd Sep 2015

Our vision of a better place to meet, to have fun, to learn, or just to relax, is starting to take shape. Since the 10th of August the home base of IAS has been getting a facelift. Somehow we've managed to keep focus and work despite the roar and chatter of countless powertools, the ever-presence... more details

My Future My Choice Disability Expo - Tamworth

Thu 10th Sep 2015

The Essential Disability Group (EDG) and IAS shared a stall at the My Future My Choice Disability Expo held at the Tamworth Town Hall on Thursday the 10th September. Chris, Annette and Josh where there to provide information about EDG and IAS, and the range of services we provide. The Expo f... more details

My Future My Choice Disability Expo - Armidale

Wed 09th Sep 2015

IAS took part in the My Future My Choice Disability Expo held at the Armidale Bowling Club on Wednesday the 9th September. Annette, Tracey, Michael and Jason were there to run the IAS stall and provide information about the services offered by IAS and EDG, as well as showcase some of ou... more details

Lawn Bowls Day

Tue 24th Mar 2015

People and staff of IAS, including members of the committee and other friends of IAS, all came together for a friendly social game of lawn bowls on Tuesday 24th March at the Inverell East Bowling Club. It was a mild sunny day, enthusiasm was high, and bragging rights were at stake. For ... more details

"When The Wheels Fall Off"

Thu 11th Dec 2014

A Disability services complaints video.

Some of us at IAS got together and talked about one of our rights; The Right to make a Complaint. We talked with Stephanie Marshall who is a great Drama Teacher about how it feels if something is upsetting us. We did role plays about that. Then we s... more details