Karingal is a not-for-profit organisation providing a range of
services for people with a disability or mental illness, older
Australians and those who are disadvantaged.
Karingal commenced in 1952 with a group of Geelong parents who
formed a play group for their children, each with a disability.
These parents wished to provide the chance for their children to
have lives that would be fulfilling and would realise their
Karingal is an Aboriginal word meaning 'happy home' or 'happy
Today Karingal comprises of a nine member Board, over 1500 staff
and over 150 volunteers.
- Accommodation, respite, home-based and day activities for
people with a disability and their families across the Barwon South
West of Victoria and in the Mornington Peninsula
- Aged services and mental health support across the Barwon
- Employment in a supported environment in an Australian
Disability Enterprise across a range of Geelong locations
- Employment services, including disability employment
services, in Queensland, South Australia and Victoria,
including a specialist service for people with a disability, from a
total of 57 locations.
- Accredited and non-accredited training throughout Victoria,
specialising in training for the Community Services sector and
foundation skills courses
- Community engagement brokerage services in Geelong and
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Karingal Inc. (Vic) Limited Liability
Reg. Assoc. A0038261E | ARBN 158
375 903 | ABN 97 468 305 401
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MatchWorks scoops up at NESA awards
In November, MatchWorks was crowned winner of two categories at
the National Employment Services Association Awards for Excellence
in 2013 at the Sofitel in Sydney. These Awards pay tribute to
special achievements during 2012 across Australia, and they have
become the peak recognition for those working in the employment
services industry and highlight excellence achieved and the very
HHH tunes up with new Music to a Tee concert
In an exciting new addition to the Hundred Hole Hike (HHH), a
live concert - Music to a Tee - will take place on the grounds of
13th Beach Golf Links on January 23, 2014 to help generate some
additional support and motivation for the HHH players to finish
their final rounds.
Music to a Tee
Thursday, 23 January, 2014
Playing music and golf for people with Acquired Brain Injury. Early bird tickets on sale now!
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