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  • Merriwa CEO Message

    Merriwa CEO Message

    Each weekday at 7:30am Merriwa springs to life either behind the large fence on Greta Road, amongst the neatly stacked timber at Gibson street or at the end of the quiet street, Park Lane.

    Compromising a diverse team in all aspects of character, Merriwa busily goes about manufacturing quality products and services, delivering to most States in Australia, to a diverse group of customers, many considered industry leaders in their field.

  • Building Workplace Culture

    Building Workplace Culture

    As Disability Support Officer, Eril Edwards thrives in her role, empowering and building the confidence of team members in the Packaging Division, where she works supervising and caring for over 50 supported employees.

    Eril has been working at Merriwa for fifteen years and says, “The most rewarding part (of working at Merriwa) is providing our team members with disabilities an opportunity to be able to work in a well organised, positive environment. It is very rewarding ...

  • Being part of a great team - Anthony Hicks

    Being part of a great team - Anthony Hicks

    Anthony Hicks or ‘Hicksy’ is a well-known face at Merriwa, working at both Gibson Street and Greta Road Timber Divisions since 2013 and Park Lane Nursery since 2007.

  • Cakeboards – a short history 1977-2016

    Cakeboards – a short history 1977-2016

    The North Eastern District Sheltered Workshop (trading as Pelican Products and Packaging) evolved from their first year of production as a Sheltered Workshop in 1976. Production lines continued to develop to cater for the increase in skilled workers and product demands. Noel Greene (OAM), Life Member of Merriwa, became Supervisor of the wood working section in 1977 which saw its challenges, with the workshop being located in a grain storage area of a disused dairy ...

  • Merriwa Mo-Bro's supporting Movember

    Merriwa Mo-Bro's supporting Movember

    As part of the BuyAbility 'Come and See our Work in Action' week, Merriwa hosted a morning tea/BBQ and invited guests to tour our facilities at Greta Road.

  • Meet Josh West!

    Meet Josh West!

    Josh commenced working at Merriwa in August 2013, initially working in the Packaging division.

  • Annual Dinner looks into the future

    Annual Dinner looks into the future

    Merriwa was privileged to host Dr Jordon Nguyen, a biomedical engineer and award-winning documentary maker at our annual awards night in August.

  • Welcome to Merriwa’s Spring Newsletter, Bart Crawley, CEO

    Welcome to Merriwa’s Spring Newsletter, Bart Crawley, CEO

    It’s nice to see a bit more sunshine on the way, after a long, cold Winter!

  • Welcome to Merriwa’s Autumn Newsletter, Bart Crawley, CEO

    Welcome to Merriwa’s Autumn Newsletter, Bart Crawley, CEO

    2017 has started well, with a range of positive initiatives and activities underway.

  • Supporting consumers with disability

    Supporting consumers with disability

    In 2016, The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) launched a project to provide support to consumers with disability, and to empower them with tools and information to make informed purchasing decisions.

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