Do you have a disability? Have things changed for you because of coronavirus (COVID-19)? Do you need support in a language other than English? Help is available.  Call the Disability Information Helpline on 1800 643 787 and ask for an interpreter, or call Translating and Interpreting Services on 131 450 and ask for the Disability Information…

New COVID-19 Update!

An update for all BIA employees, families and customers. With the significant increase in positive COVID-19 cases in Victoria, we continue to monitor and evaluate the situation. As we are still providing an essential service to our customers and supported employees, we will continue to remain open and follow the requirements set out by the…

COVID-19 Update

Daniel Andrews yesterday announced further update to address the recent increase in the virus being transmitted in the community, in particular hot spots around Victoria. Some of those hot spots are suburbs which our employees, staff, family and customers live in. We want to take this time to reassure everyone that as Brunswick Industries that…

NDIS Survey on COVID-19

The NDIS is asking for volunteer NDIS Participants to go online and answer some questions relating to the changes that NDIS implemented during COVID-19. You can ask for your carer, friend, support worker or someone you trust to help you access and complete the survey. You will remain anonymous so you do not have to…

Low Cost Assistive Technology During COVID-19

The NDIS has made it easier for you to keep connected during COVID-19! You can now access Low Cost Assistive Technology up to $1500 on low cost AT items from your existing budgets. You will require a letter from your provider detailing why you need to make the purchase. Brunswick Industries Association can provide this…

Mental Health is a Priority!

It is important to maintain your health including your mental health during these times. Some things you can do: Eat Well Stay Active Keep in touch with your friends and family on the phone or internet & reach out for support when you need it. We recognise that those who are Isolating during COVID may…

COVID-19 Update

We are open for business still making essential items. As always the health of all our supported employees, staff and families are our highest priority and we continue to maintain the workplace social distancing rules, visitor restrictions and additional cleaning protocols to ensure everyone’s safety and well-being by minimising the risk of infection. BIA has…

Easter & Fruit morning Tea

As a thank you to all BIA supported employees who have been working extra hours and days and all those helping out in production where needed, BIA decided to have a special morning tea where fruit, Hot Cross Buns and Easter eggs were provided to all employees. A big thank you to Pearl Chan of…

Social Distancing Protocol

Due to new restrictions placed on everyday lives and businesses around the world, BIA have implemented new social distancing rules and regulations in line with government Protocol. Building 1 and Building 2 will have separate morning tea and lunch breaks to allow a less crowded canteen area thus having more room to move around! Also…