Supported employee Jack is smiling and standing in the shade house holding a plant. He is surrounded by trays of other plants in small black plastic tubs.

News category: Disability

Jack cultivates his passion for plants in supported employment

Supported employee Jack is part of a creative project helping customers find the perfect plants at genU’s busy nursery in South Geelong.

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.

A 20-year collaboration is good for business and creating jobs

Through its 20-year partnership with genU Business Enterprises, Caronlab has contributed to the creation of countless Supported Employment opportunities for people with disability.

Janine has Lodge resident’s best interests at heart

Janine’s new role at Oakdale Lodge reflects genU’s commitment to high-quality care and services from familiar faces after uniting with Li-Ve Tasmania.

Laura transitions from school to work with support

After joining genU’s School Leavers Employment Supports, Laura has built her confidence and capacity to work as a Day Surgery Orderly at a local hospital.

Wallan disability accommodation gives Tyler exciting new start

Tyler is moving into new Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) in Wallan, with on-site support from the genU Supported Independent Living (SIL) team.

Disability advocate Patrick Eadington’s impact to grow

Disability advocate Patrick Eadington is the face of a new campaign highlighting Li-Ve Tasmania and genU uniting as one and joins genU in an important role.

Brad finds Highton Green home after 20-year search

Brad Holloway’s goal to find a home where he can live alone with the right support seemed unattainable, until he heard about Highton Green, a new mixed-use development in Geelong.