Future of Supported Employment – Discussion paper

As part of the 2023-24 Budget, the Australian Government announced a $57 million investment to help strengthen the supported employment sector. This investment includes six initiatives focused on supported employment. The Department of Social Services (DSS) has developed a “Future of Supported Employment” discussion paper, which outlines the proposed approach for each of the initiatives and […]

An Interview with Courtney Howlett

Cert 3 Group Fitness Qualification Fitness is an important part of Courtney’s life. From school Cross Country and swimming carnivals to more recent soccer and bowling competitions, physical activity is part of this woman’s DNA. Courtney, a current employee of Flagstaff’s Group Services division in the Shoalhaven has recently completed her Certificate III in Fitness. […]

Dietitian and Nutrition Services now available at Flagstaff

Look Good Feel Good! As part of its Therapeutic Supports offering, Flagstaff is pleased to announce the addition of a nutritionist to the team, Natalie Face, who will be offering services throughout the Illawarra, Shoalhaven and Macarthur local government areas in order to assist participants reach daily, healthy lifestyle goals. Having studied food in various […]

Ember App is a winner!

Flagstaff has been recognised by Australasia’s Disaster and Communications Hub, Emergency Media and Public Affairs (EMPA) – at the 2023 EMPA Australia Awards held in Brisbane for the work on its disability safety program EMBER – the Emergency Management Backpack Evacuation Resource   Flagstaff won two awards for EMBER:   Winner of the Community Engagement […]

Flagstaff Futures!

Local not for profit disability enterprise, The Flagstaff Group, is continuing to recognise the importance of being a learning organisation for people with disability and has launched a new program aimed at providing training, support and after school work opportunities for people with disability who are looking for their first part time job. The new […]

LEAP into Dan Murphys Community Grants

Flagstaff was fortunate to be granted the Dan Murphys Community Grants in Nowra to assist with the development of a school and school leaver employment program in East Nowra. A group of participants will be learning how to build benches and other items to donate to local community organisations. Thank you Dan Murphys Nowra and […]

Disability Royal Commission

Do you need support for the Disability Royal Commission? The Australian Government is funding counselling and advocacy support services for people with disability who have experienced violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation, and anyone who is engaging with or affected by the Disability Royal Commission. These services are free, independent and confidential. Anyone who wishes to […]

Youth Week a Success in the Shoalhaven

Flagstaff Shoalhaven’s Life Choices team held a Skatetastic event during Youth Week in September painting their own skateboards thanks to a grant from Shoalhaven City Council. Fifteen enthusiastic participants enjoyed creating their own themed skateboard, led by an artist and inspired by indigenous designs … and some NRL codes. “It was so much fun to […]

New Systems for Flagstaff

In July 2021, The Flagstaff Group will be implementing a new finance and resource system to manage business transactions.   During the transition period between 30 June until 8 July 2021, Services will not be impacted but there may be delays in sending out invoices and statements.   For Customers To ensure a smooth transition and to minimise any impact to your organisation:   Please submit all of your […]