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In this timeless article from 1996, first published by the Community Resource Unit, Michael Kendrick briefly describes some of the strengths that give authority to families when they are acting in the interests of their family member. The Natural Authority of Families, Michael Kendrick, 1996 With great regularity, consumers of services and […]


START READING Go Get 'Em - Errands with Heart Go Get ‘Em is a registered business which runs Emily’s business and employs Kiera, Emily’s Business Assistant. Go Get ‘Em is a microbusiness; what this means is that it exists only to provide for Emily’s direct benefit. It is a vehicle […]

Go Get ‘Em – Errands with Heart


START READING A vital focus of CLP is supporting families to develop their leadership skills and to increase their understanding of how to bring about positive change in the life of their family member with disability. Leadership often arises because a person with disability, family, their allies or ordinary citizens […]

Families leading change



START READING Since 2011, Jayne Barrett has managed the design and trialling of a new project, CLP’s Micro Enterprise Project which assists people who live with significant disabilities to have their own small business as an alternative to attending day programs. Helen Neale is the mother of Tom, who last […]

Starting your own business


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START READING “If I advocate cautious optimism it is not because I do not have faith in the future but because I do not want to encourage blind faith.” Aung San Suu Kyi At Community Living Project, we strongly believe that every person, regardless of ability, is of inherent value […]

Towards the NDIS: Managing the tension