Annual (AGM) Report 2015
Media Release: Outlook Achieves White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation, Nov 2016
Outlook has achieved White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation.
Media Release: Worksafe Vic award for Outlook's Return to Work Coordinator, Oct 2016
Melissa Johnson’s commitment to the welfare of work colleagues has been recognised with the prestigious ’Return to Work Coordinator Excellence Award’ at the 2016 Worksafe Victoria Awards.
Media Release: Lifetime Achievement Award for Outlook's Anne McCormick June 2016
Anne McCormick has been inducted into the Victorian Disability Awards Lifetime Achievement Honour Roll.
Media Release: Locals recognised for volunteering, July 2015
A team of local volunteers have been recognised as finalists in the 2015 Victorian Disability Sector Awards.
Media Release: Outlook CEO is White Ribbon Ambassador, Sept 2015
Outlook is proud to announce that CEO Tony Fitzgerald has been approved as a White Ribbon Ambassador.
Media Release: A truly inclusive choir performance, December 2014
When Outlook’s community choir performed on Thursday 11 December it was a true example of an inclusive community.
Parents, carers and participants consultation workshops report, 2011
In 2010 Outlook “Breaking The Mould” Project, aimed at developing an enhanced service delivery model was carried out. As part of the consultation process, a series of ten Information Workshops were conducted to bring families, carers, participants and staff together to share information and ideas on how the enhance model would look and work.
My Choice My Community’ Project Evaluation Report & Information Resource February 2010
The My Choice My Community 12 month project was funded by the Department of Human Service‟s Changing Days Initiative, and commenced in January 2009. The purpose was twofold; firstly, to link clients within smaller urban fringe communities to local activities and opportunities, and develop support plans that broaden their community involvement, choices and access. Secondly, the program provided the opportunity to determine the access barriers within these communities and how the changing role of the Support Worker from "carer‟ to "networker‟ is crucial to success.
Outlook Community Centre: From Vision to Reality June 2007
Outlook's Community Centre was opened to the public in February 2006, and was officially launched at a Formal Dinner held on Friday 7 April 2006, and celebrated with the community at a Carnival the following day. The establishment of the Community Centre was preceded by two years of extensive planning, community consultations and a strategic restructure and re-branding of Outlook, based on a vision to move from a disability-centric organisation to that of an inclusive community facility. Outlook is pleased to report that the ‘vision has become reality’.
A Self Directed Outlook : Transition through Leadership Final Report April 2012
Outlook commenced planning and transitioning of the traditional Day Service model into a community-based inclusive model over ten years ago. This has seen the implementation of self-directed approaches, both in terms of trialling systems, structural and practice changes internally, and re-educating and supporting culture change among clients, carers, workers and the broader network of providers.
A Self Directed Outlook : Transition through Leadership Service Model & Practice Guidelines August 2011
Breaking the Mould Project Report October 2010
The Breaking the Mould project was aimed at increasing participant, staff, family and carer understanding and use of individualised planning and service delivery underpinned by self directed funding.
A self directed journey: Outlook's story