Tag: Health and Wellbeing

MatchWorks moves to remote servicing in flood affected areas

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Updated 9 March 2022 Severe flooding across QLD and Northern NSW has forced the temporary closure of the following MatchWorks offices until further notice: Brisbane City, Browns Plains, Caboolture, Chermside, Eagleby, Goodna, Greenslopes, Ipswich, Katoomba, Mount Gravatt, Nundah, Redcliffe, Strathpine, Springwood and Windsor. Local teams have now moved to phone and online servicing in impacted…

Back to her roots – Helena’s story.

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Port Adelaide job seeker Helena has overcome physical and mental challenges to reconnect with her passion, landing a job with Amazon Plant Growers. Helena has always had a love for the natural environment. Growing up, she spent many hours gardening with her beloved father, who she credits for her green thumb and appreciation for plants….

“I’ve found my love of art again.” Tim’s story.

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Tim has landed a job as a skin art tattooist, marrying his loves of art and design, while successfully managing his physical and mental barriers. Tim had been running his own sign-making business, but the work was physically taxing and had started to exacerbate his back issues. “After hurting my back in high school, I…

A new life after dependency – Yousef’s story

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After years of drug and methadone dependency and almost 20 years on Centrelink, Yousef has turned his life around and found work as a delivery driver. Yousef’s personal challenges and drug use had made it impossible to hold down a job. He wanted to work, yet his reliance on the methadone program made it difficult…

“I wouldn’t be here today if I didn’t ask for help.” Thomas’ story

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Thomas has overcome years of mental and physical health issues to find a life-changing job with Domestic Bliss. The mature-age job seeker was an aged care nurse until health issues overwhelmed him. Then he lost everything including his marriage, his home and his car. The lowest point came when Thomas found himself suicidal and living…