Disability advocate Patrick Eadington in his mobility chair outside with a green hedge in the background.

News category: Community

A life dedicated to advocacy – Patrick’s story

Patrick Eadington's lived experience with cerebral palsy has motivated him to become a passionate advocate for others with disability. His work is centred around challenging stereotypes and promoting inclusion to enable them to lead a better life.

Free Disability Confidence Training to build community inclusion

To celebrate International Day of People with Disability on December 3, genU training are offering their Increasing Disability Confidence digital credential FREE to all Australians.

RISE genU Artists Exhibition at Geelong Gallery

The incredible and diverse works of local artists with disability will be launched at the Geelong Gallery's RISE exhibition. The collaborative installation showcases the talents of artists from genU’s James Street Gallery and Eastern Hub art programs.

New Ocean Grove community art installation

A new five-metre curved bench seat has been installed in Ocean Grove Park as part of an ‘Art in the Park’ collaboration project between genU, the Ocean Grove Park Committee and art’sKool.

Artists with disability awarded at artX Geelong

genU celebrated the talents of artists with disability at ArtX Geelong in May 2023. Held at Rachinger Gallery in East Geelong, 3 artists were prize winners.

genU celebrates the 20th Workplace Big Day Out

genU celebrated 20 years of the Workplace Big Day Out inclusion event for people with disability with a day filled with positive experience

genU and Barwon Health partnership brings Disability Action Plan to life

Nearly 20 jobseekers living with disability are now enjoying employment as the result of a collaboration between Barwon Health and genU’s disability, employment and training services.

genU-Ford partnership creates jobs for local people with disability

genU has partnered with Australia’s largest automotive employer to deliver food services at three of Ford Australia’s onsite cafes, creating job opportunities for people living with disability.

Campers embrace adventure on Phillip Island

Twenty campers recently braved the elements and tackled new challenges at the genU Adventure Camp on Phillip Island.

Innovative gaming program supports LGBTQIA+ youth

An online gaming program is supporting young members of the LGBTQIA+ community to feel confident and proud of their identity.