Established in 2013 the Karingal
Hundred Hole Hike is still the only official event of its kind in
the southern hemisphere and last year broke the world record for
the greatest number of golfers in a Hundred Hole Hike event.
Golfers take on the challenge of playing a full 100 holes of golf
continuously AND walking the magnificent course at 13th Beach Golf Linksat
Barwon Heads - no buggies allowed.
"The Karingal Hundred Hole
Hike is certainly no walk in the park but it is a great way to
raise money for this really important cause - Acquired Brain
Injury. It is part endurance test, it is part playing golf from
dawn to dusk and also a heap of fun raising money this way, because
that is the most important part. I am hoping to get in training
soon to take on the challenge again in
- Brett Morrissy, golfer and founder of Hundred Hole
During the past four years our golfers
have helped to raise over $180,000 which has gone directly towards
ABI programs and the Eastern Hub. This unique facility offers
people with an ABI, their carers and family members, a place where
they can spend time with others and receive important peer and
Click here to register or phone Sabina
Reynolds on (03) 5222 1484
Karingal expands to North East Melbourne
Karingal has started an exciting new chapter, offering services
and supports for people with a disability in the North East
The expansion, which started July 1, coincides with the rollout
of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in the area.
Karingal Foundation and Karingal BacLinks combine
The Karingal Foundation has combined with Karingal BacLinks in a
new-look department that will continue to link with the community,
fundraise and develop partnerships that benefit Karingal clients
and promote a fully inclusive community.
Karingal Chief Operating Officer Brandon Howard was looking
forward to seeing the development of the new department.
Elder abuse forum
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was recognised on June 15 when
Eastern Hub Geelong hosted The Geelong Elder Abuse Forum.
Top honour for Daryl at state disability awards
Former Karingal Chief Executive Officer Daryl Starkey was
recognised at the Victorian Disability Awards with induction onto
the Lifetime Achievement Honour Roll.
The Lifetime Achievement category recognises exceptional
individuals who have made a significant contribution over the past
20 years and demonstrated an outstanding commitment to empowering
people with a disability and improving outcomes for people with a
Clubhouse hopes to welcome new members at new base
With a new home, Geelong Acquired Brain Injury Clubhouse (GABIC)
founding member Amanda Gordon-Young says the group is hoping to
welcome new members.
The clubhouse has moved from Pakington Street to the fully
inclusive Eastern Hub Geelong, hosting weekly meetings for people
in the Geelong region with an acquired brain injury.
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