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Barossa housemates walk for refugees

On 1 May LDS clients David, Chelsea, Jeanette and David from RIV were among 650 participants who walked or wheeled along the 26-kilometre trail from Nuriootpa to Lyndoch to support refugee children go to school. The quartet was joined by five LDS staff, six of their children and two dogs. Support worker Julie, said, “It […]

A first connection for LDS family

‘Yes’. It was a simple word, spoken by a daughter to her father, which was full of huge significance and emotion for the Obst family. For the first time in her 23-year life, daughter Chelsea was able to directly answer a question that her father, Mark Obst, asked her – thanks to the assistive technology of an eye-gaze device.


LDS currently has two vacancies at a new property located in St Marys. The home is a 4-bedroom single story house with large double bedrooms, built-in wardrobes and room for a queen bed and other bedroom furniture. There are two bathrooms, with four individual shower cubicles.


LDS currently has a vacancy at an established property located in the Barossa Valley at Nuriootpa. The home is a four-bedroom single-story house with large individual bedrooms, each having its own ensuite, built-in wardrobe and modern air-conditioning unit.

COVID vaccine update

Yesterday (7 March) LDS joined the NDS membership in meeting with the Department of Health and NDIA to find out more information on the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine.