Multicap in the News

FASHIONABLE RUNWAY

31 October, 2017

Multicap’s FashionAble runway event showcased Queensland’s best and emerging designers at the Emporium Hotel on Saturday 21 October. Headlined by Models of Diversity ambassador Jason Clymo, the event raised funds for Australians with disabilities and saw guests enjoy a night of glamour.

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A YOUNG BRISBANE MODEL IS MAKING HIS RUNWAY DEBUT IN HIS WHEELCHAIR.

21 October, 2017

A young Brisbane model is making his runway debut in his wheelchair.

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FASHIONABLE - CELEBRATING ABILITY AND DIVERSITY

28 September, 2017

Jason Clymo announced as headline model for FashionAble 2017, a fundraising event event for leading QLD disability service provider Multicap. 

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JASON CLYMO LEADS THE WAY IN FASHION DIVERSITY

28 September, 2017

In December 2014, medical student Jason Clymo was left paralysed from the waist down after he fell down a three-story stairwell and broke his spine. Now, he is paving the way for diversity in Australia’s modelling industry, while building a name for himself as a model following his signing as a model in 2016.

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JASON CLYMO TO HEADLINE FASHIONABLE 2017

27 September, 2017

Hailed as the next big thing for diversity in the modelling industry, Jason Clymo will headline one of Brisbane’s premier fashion events, FashionAble.

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FASHIONABLE 2017

18 September, 2017

FashionAble has become one of Brisbane’s premier fashion events, celebrating ability and diversity all the while helping to support people with disability in Queensland to achieve their dreams. Organised by Multicap, all funds raised will go towards providing disability support for people all over Queensland.

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FASHIONABLE 2017

13 September, 2017

Paraplegic model Jason Clymo will headline upcoming fashion event, FashionAble.

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BRISBANE WOMAN BEATS ODDS OF BRAIN CONDITION TO DEVELOP HIDDEN TALENT

3 September, 2017

Doctors gave Brisbane woman Terriann Stewart no chance of surviving, but she defied the odds and lived to possess a musical gift. Marlina Whop reports.

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TOOWOOMBA WOMAN'S SUCCESS FRONTS DISABILITY CAMPAIGN

12 April, 2017

Toowoomba residents have reacted warmly to a new advertising campaign featuring three of Multicap's customers, including former Toowoomba resident Lara.

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COFFEE CART CREATES AWARENESS AND JOBS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY

23 January, 2017

A new social enterprise has been launched combining “superb coffee” with employment opportunities for people with disability.

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SECOND CLASS CITIZENS

14 January, 2017

Lack of access a problem for Ipswich wheelchair users.

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BARISTA ROLE THE ICING ON THE CAKE

12 January, 2017

The Monte Lupo Cafe serves morning teas and lunches and is surrounded by stunning ceramics and artworks created by people with disability.

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FORKLIFT LICENCE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR SRI LANKAN MIGRANT WITH DOWN SYNDROME

27 December, 2016

Nilu Palipan is breaking new ground learning to drive a forklift in Brisbane, and she is looking forward to a brighter future in Australia.

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ARTISTS WORK ON SHOW

21 December, 2016

Purchase a gift that gives twice this Christmas

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DOORS OPEN AT NEW SPACE

12 December, 2016

Multicap's new community space has officially opened.

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MACKAY HUB OPEN DAY

9 December, 2016

A new community centre for people with disabilities and their families has opened in Mackay.

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GARDENS FLOURISH WITH ARTY NEW EDITION

25 November, 2016

Artists from Multicap’s social enterprise, Monte Lupo, have been hard at work creating garden sculptures for display at Brookfield Garden Centre and Wild Canary Bistro. 

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COWBOYS HOOKER JAKE GRANVILLE HAS LENT A HAND AT MULTICAP'S ROCKHAMPTON CENTRE.

3 November, 2016

Jake Granville has lent a hand at Multicap's Rockhampton Hub.

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VIRAL PHOTOBOMB VIDEO LAUNCHES MODELLING CAREER OF MACKAY WOMAN, GEORGIA KNOLL

1 November, 2016

After photobombing a news report which reportedly received more than 100 million views on social media, Mackay's Georgia Knoll has launched her modelling career.

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GEORGIA KNOLL: THE WORLD'S FAVOURITE PHOTOBOMBER!

29 October, 2016

Georgia Knoll is a massive hit on the internet - 100 million hits worldwide - and has captured hearts all over the world because she photobombed a Channel 7 news report in Mackay! 

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KNOLL FAMILY TALK ABOUT DOWN SYNDROME AWARNESS WEEK

26 October, 2016

Georgia Knoll is 23, she's outgoing, she likes to travel, works part time and has a boyfriend. She also happens have Down Syndrome.

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REDLANDS TO GET $1.3 MILLION DISABILITY HOUSING PROJECT

17 October, 2016

The ground has been broken on $1.3 million disability housing project at Alexandra Hills.

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GOLD COAST BUSINESSES HELP PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES DEVELOP SOCIAL SKILLS

23 September, 2016

Local businesses are offering the opportunity for people with disabilities to develop their social skills through volunteering.

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DISABILITY ACTION WEEK: ART 'MAGIC' FOR CONFIDENCE

14 September, 2016

Fifteen years ago, Toni Pennell had a stroke while she was studying psychology at university. But with the help of Multicap's arts workshops, Toni has found a passion for drawing.

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GEORGIA KNOLL TO MAKE CATWALK DEBUT

13 September, 2016

Multicap's cheeky video-bomber Georgia Knoll is about to make her catwalk debut.

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GEORGIA KNOLL MODELS

1 September, 2016

Georgia Knoll, the local celebrity who rose to fame with her cheeky 7 News video-bomb, has taken the first step towards a modelling career.

 

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MACKAY'S FAMOUS PHOTOBOMBER TO BECOME A RUNWAY STAR

29 August, 2016

Georgia Knoll's aspiration to become a fashion model is becoming a reality.

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TAKE THIS QUICK SURVEY - THERE'S $300 UP FOR GRABS

21 July, 2016

The survey takes just 15 minutes to complete and you don’t even have to be a client of Multicap to enter.

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WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE SPONSORED TO ATTEND THE DISABILITY WORKER’S CONFERENCE IN AUGUST 2016?

30 June, 2016

Multicap, CPL and the Centre of Excellence for Clinical Innovation and Behaviour Support are offering 6 sponsorships of $1,000 each to 6 direct care workers in Queensland, who would benefit from the opportunity to attend this conference. The sponsorship will cover your conference registration fee of approximately $170, and the remaining sponsorship can be used for travel and accommodation expenses.

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DISABILITY FUNDING REFORM 'DISAPPOINTS' ETHNIC COMMUNITIES

28 June, 2016

Multicap was featured on SBS World News in a story about the NDIS.

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MULTICAP CLIENTS HAVE A BALL, EVEN BEFORE THEY ARRIVE

9 June, 2016

Arriving in style was a certainty for clients of Multicap as they attended the annual Multicap Gala Ball on Saturday night.

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ABC INTERVIEW WITH JO JESSOP

22 March, 2016

Disability Services Minister Coralee O’Rourke officially opened the newly built Ford House for Multicap, which will provide short-term emergency accommodation for individuals with high and complex needs.

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