News category: Partnership Updates

genU to welcome Li-Ve Tasmania leaders to the team

Li-Ve Tasmania CEO, Darren Mathewson and Supported Independent Living Manager, Sonya Fisher will join genU to provide stability for Tasmanian clients.

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.

genU’s reconciliation journey continues with Innovate RAP

genU’s reconciliation journey began when we launched our Reflect RAP in 2020. Now, we’re embarking on the next stage of our journey with Innovate RAP.

genU volunteers recognised in lead up to National Volunteer Week

On 11 May 2023 genU hosted High Tea to recognise the genU volunteers receiving Volunteer Service Awards.

“Work makes me really happy.” Jack’s story

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.

“I got paid for the first time in 20 years!”

Kerrie is legally blind and has found work at Seasons Kitchen in Rosebud where she feels valued, supported and part of a family.

Eddy finds adventure in volunteer role

When a volunteer opportunity arose for genU’s Adventure program in Geelong, semi-retired cycling enthusiast Eddy knew he’d found the ideal way to help others.

Andrew builds independent life via supported employment

Working at genU Business where Andrew’s disability is embraced has helped him build confidence and an independent life.

New opportunities for Tasmanians living with disability

Tasmanian disability support provider Li-Ve Tasmania is set to unite with genU. The merger, effective 1 July 2023, will bring new opportunities for Tasmanians living with disability.

Hearing dog Honey provides life-changing support to Danielle

Finding a workplace where the talents of people with disability are recognised has been life-changing for genU employee Danielle and hearing dog Honey