JACK BOURKE OF THE CONSTRUCTION TEAM

This week on the Barry Street blog, we sit down with Jack Bourke from Bourke Builders. Bourke Builders are a local construction company that have been building homes and working across a range of local projects for the past 30 years. Last year, Bourke Builders were awarded the contract for the Barry Street Project, and…

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE WITH KYLIE BRUNS

Welcome back to the Barry Street Blogs! We’re now nearing completion of the Barry Street Project, delivering 4 accessible units for clients to live in. Over the coming weeks, this blog will cover progress of the final phase, and also provide details of when our clients move into their new homes. We recently sat down…

WHY IS THE OPENING DOORS PROJECT SO IMPORTANT?

So we’ve read a lot about what the Opening Doors Project is all about, but this week we thought we would capture exactly why the project – including the Barry Street Project – is so important. To do so, we asked each of our key contributors to answer:   Why do you believe the Opening…

THE ROLE OF THE BARRY STREET USER GROUPS

  As many would know, Community Living & Respite Services Inc. (CLRS) have successfully completed 3 Opening Doors Projects. However, what you may not know is that this project – The Barry Street Project – has a new spin on things.  During this project, CLRS have engaged directly with members of the local disability community…

MAIN PREPARATIONS DURING THE DESIGN PERIOD

  Now that we have a lay of the land (quite literally at the block in Barry Street, Echuca), it’s time to touch on where we’re up to now, and what we’ve achieved so far. A timeline of what’s been done, and what’s to come. In the dreaming phase of the Barry Street Project, CLRS…

AN INTRODUCTION TO ‘THE BARRY STREET PROJECT’

  Community Living and Respite Services (CLRS) are incredibly excited to be embarking on another Opening Doors Project – an initiative that involves building new accessible homes for local people with disability. The organisation currently has 13 registered SDA properties in Echuca-Moama, with 6 single-dwelling units and 7 houses.  As the name suggests, the housing…