Our People, Our Purpose, Our Passion.
At Merriwa, our dream is to be part of a future where people of all abilities reach their potential and they feel respected, happy and confident. This is not only a dream but a reality we strive for everyday. It was once said that the greatest success is helping others succeed and grow, and this couldn’t be more true for us. Success for our people, is success for us, our teams and our community.
A Cuppa for a Cause - Merriwa hosts an Australia's Biggest Morning Tea
When three of my precious friends and family members lost their courageous fights with cancer in just five years, I knew I had to do whatever I could to help find a cure,” said Vanessa Brambley.
National Blind Bowls Championships: Merriwa's Medalist!
Long-time Merriwa employee and local athlete, Ivan Shortis, won gold and silver medals at the National Blind Bowls Championships held recently in Perth.
Merriwa Magpies - Kicking Goals!
The Wangaratta Merriwa Magpies all abilities football team competed in Echuca in the second round of the 2019 season on 26 May.
Merriwa CEO Message
Merriwa has been providing community support services for more than 20 years. Up until last year we offered residential support and life skill development for people with a disability.
Meet Shane Van Harten, Merriwa’s new Production Manager
Shane Van Harten has only been in the role of Production Manager for two months…however it’s not his first time at Merriwa!
Billy enjoys his job…twenty-two years on!
Billy Taborada first joined the Merriwa team as a 16-year-old, commencing in the company’s Timber division as a supported worker.
Merriwa’s homes transforming lives
Nestled in the suburban Wangaratta streets are houses where extraordinary transformations can happen.
Merriwa’s Community Service Division provide five homes in Wangaratta for people with varying levels of disabilities, and for young people in need of care.
Ruth Belan: Celebrating 20 years at Merriwa
Merriwa was a very different company when Operations Support Manager, Ruth Belan, joined the company on 23 September 1998.