Carmel Crouch to Join Gympie’s Australia Day Event as Ambassador

Join us at Gympie’s Memorial Park this Friday, January 26th for Australia Day! Please join STEPS Group Australia’s Managing Director and this year’s Australia Day’s Ambassador Carmel Crouch and the Gympie community in welcoming our newest Australians and to cheer on those who have gone above and beyond in the community this Australia Day. The […]

Whites IGA Baringa Helps Illona Secure Paid Work Through Work Mates

Work Mates

When Illona joined STEPS’ NDIS program Work Mates, she had her heart set on gaining paid employment. Under the guidance of her Job Readiness Trainer Carla Elliott, Illona studied and received her Supervisor Food Safety certificate and her Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate. Illona’s goal was finding work in a supermarket. After door knocking […]

Celebrating Disability Action Week

disability action week

Disability Action Week, running from November 25 to December 2, 2023, is a dedicated time to celebrate the invaluable contributions of Queenslanders with disabilities to our families, communities, workplaces, and economy. This year’s theme, ‘Access ignites: it’s good business,’ underscores the crucial need to enhance the employment and economic participation of people with disabilities. The […]

Pathways Boarding Students Help Raise Awareness for STEPS At Fun Tea Gathering

Pathways Boarding College students Kerrod, Elisha and Harmony, along with STEPS Volunteer Relationship Coordinator Katrina attended a local initiative ‘Sconetime’ this October. Hosted by the Caloundra Country Women’s Association and Martin Duncan, Sunshine Coast foodie, Sconetime is a regular morning tea meet-up created for locals on the Sunshine Coast looking to connect with others. The students assisted with […]

STEPS’ dedicated volunteers recognised with community awards

Our incredibly dedicated volunteers Pam Martin and Steve Murray were recently honoured for their tireless contribution to STEPS at the Kawana Community Electorate Awards. Pam and Steve were both nominated in the Kawana Community Electorate Awards for their years of volunteering at STEPS. They both attended an awards ceremony and enjoyed morning tea at Talara […]

Transforming Skillsets and Upskilling for a Path to Success: An Inspiring Journey

The theme to this year’s Adult Learners Week is ‘It’s never too late to learn’, and Thomas Hamlyn-Harris, a student at STEPS Caloundra, is the perfect example of how pivoting your skills to stay passionate in your career can have a great impact and create new opportunities. To highlight the benefits of upskilling for Adult […]