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Supporting Peter Clement

Peter Clement is one of Headway Gippsland’s longest serving board members, and offers a voice for people with acquired brain injury. Peter has been involved with Headway Gippsland since it was formed as a Mutual Support Group in 1981. After a car accident at age 18 resulting in an acquired brain injury, Peter sought fellowship …

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A Day with Oz Animals

It all started with an idea. “What if we could spend the day with Australian wildlife?”   Our Morwell social support group got talking one day, about things they would like to do over the winter months. One of their ideas was to spend a day with Australian wildlife. So, the group researched… and found …

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Students volunteer in Morwell

Recently Headway Gippsland hosted three medical students from Monash University as part of their community-based placement. “The rationale behind [it] was to give the students a more holistic view of issues that affect the socially disadvantaged or people with a disability,” said Headway’s General Manager Wendy Matthews. During their four weeks with us, students Zach, …

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Grant’s Story

Grant Prestt is a jovial man, with a sharp sense of humour and a life jam-packed with experiences. Being the life of the party, patriarch of his family, and having an unrelenting strength about him, you’d never believe the struggles he has faced. In 2016, Grant had an aneurism which resulted in a brain injury. …

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Our Support Coordination team will return to Newborough

Our Support Coordination team is coming back to Newborough. The Sale office has closed down. But our team of Support Coordinators will still support participants and families, and can still be contacted. Please know, Headway Gippsland will continue to support participants and families in the Sale area and in East Gippsland. The Sale team will eventually move into our …

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Michael is an artist living with epilepsy. He avoids flashing lights but looks to the stars

Warragul artist Michael Jones loves to draw outer space. Warragul artist Michael Jones jokes he is fascinated by space because of the “crater” in his head. The cosmos has become a major theme of his pastel artworks, where stunning neon planets orbit through kaleidoscopic skies. What puzzles Michael today, is his belief his drawing improved …

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