Headway Gippsland Inc.

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

    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 … Michael is an artist living with epilepsy. He avoids flashing lights but looks to the stars Read More »Click Here
  • Woodwork helps Ian live with post-traumatic stress disorder

    Woodwork helps Ian live with post-traumatic stress disorder

    Ian Jarman has been woodworking at the Korumburra Mens Shed. Some kids were playing on a rocking horse that belonged to Ian Jarman’s grandson Phoenix when it broke. Ian, who lives with post-traumatic stress disorder, remembers being determined to save the beautiful wooden toy from landfill. He was already looking to buy replacement legs when … Woodwork helps Ian live with post-traumatic stress disorder Read More »Click Here
  • The many benefits of volunteering

    The many benefits of volunteering

    Former volunteer Joanne Watt now coordinates the Trafalgar social support group at Headway. People often think of volunteering as like ‘giving back’ but local community enthusiast Joanne Watt believes there is more to it. “I don’t get that terminology,” Ms Watt said. She views volunteering as more of an exchange. “I think it might encourage … The many benefits of volunteering Read More »Click Here
  • Robert reflects on a loved career

    Robert reflects on a loved career

    Headway Gippsland participant Robert Thatcher looks back on his days working as a cadet newspaper photographer. Robert Thatcher, a Headway Gippsland participant, is searching for the charging mechanism for his DSLR camera battery. Once it’s back in action, it will mark the return to using the instrument he spent his entire working life in devotion … Robert reflects on a loved career Read More »Click Here
Archival News Items

For more information, please contact us.

Media contact:

Anne Simmons
Email: a.simmons@headwaygippsland.org.au

We pay our respects to the traditional custodians, their elders and ancestors of the lands, which our organisation sits. We acknowledge all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and welcome you to our service. Headway Gippsland is committed to treating all people with dignity and respect.

Translate »