Holiday Explorers hits the big screen!

On Monday 17th May, 2021 at our National Volunteer Week event, Holiday Explorers launched it’s very first cinema advertisement to promote volunteer recruitment. The 40 second advertisement is a shortened version of the wonderful video made by Flinders University Media Students as part of the Community Voices Program in 2019. The showing of the advertisement…

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Did you buy a lucky ticket?

Thank you! Together we raised $1872 in the People’s Choice Community Lottery. It was the first time in the history of the lottery that tickets were solely sold online. Like you have in many other areas of life over the past 12 months, our community adapted and your support has blown us away! Money raised…

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Will you buy a lucky ticket?

People’s Choice Community Lottery Holiday Explorers is selling $2 tickets in the People’s Choice Community Lottery for 2020. COVID-19 has presented so many changes and challenges to the way we do things in 2020 and for many people this has led to unsettling changes to routine and connection with friends and family. While travel has been…

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Welcome to Kelley Russo

After an extensive recruitment process the Board is excited to announce that Kelley Russo joins Holiday Explorers in the role of Executive Officer. While we are sad to farewell Lisa, who leaves after almost 20 years, we are also excited to welcome Kelley to the HX community. Kelley joins us with 12 years’ experience as the…

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Getting going again – June 2020

Getting going again – June 2020 We hope this finds you and your family, friends and co-workers safe and well. After all doing our part to isolate and keep the community safe, we are fortunate and relieved to see many of the restrictions lifting in South Australia allowing us all to return to many of…

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Celebrating Holiday Explorers Volunteers

This theme resonates powerfully with the role of Holiday Explorers’ volunteers. Their assistance in empowering people with intellectual disability is invaluable in the establishment of a resilient, vibrant and supportive community, from which we all benefit, directly and indirectly.

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COVID-19 Update for the Holiday Explorers Community

Most importantly, we hope that you, your family, friends and co-workers are safe and well. Holiday Explorers has put all holidays on hold until further notice.  We know that the changes and uncertainty caused by COVID-19 are impacting the whole community. We thank you for working together to promote the safety of tourists, carers, volunteers…

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Important Information for Carers

If you are a carer and need respite please note the following: The Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres (CRCCs) are looking at how they can support carers at this time.  Phone 1800 052 222 during business hours or 1800 059 059 for emergency respite outside of standard business hours. The Carer Gateway has lots of information and resources…

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Connecting through Dance & Music

As the Adelaide Rock’n’Roll Club celebrate their 25th Birthday Anniversary, we join in sharing the benefits of inclusion and participation as well as the good work of our volunteers, which helps to enhance the connection between us and other members at events.

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