annecto remains open and will continue to provide support services throughout the Coronavirus outbreak


Merrimu Fundraiser Raffle

1464098_403624456476144_5410154628790154049_n (1)Want to help support the Melton Football Netball Club and Merrimu and go into the draw for a jetski? You can buy tickets for the 2015 raffle from any Merrimu location.

Tickets are $5.00 each and for each ticket that Merrimu sells $2.00 of that ticket price is donated to Merrimu to assist with the purchase of IPads for the people we support to use in sensory programs.

2014 Merrimu Drama performance, G’Day Australia

2014 Merrimu Drama cast photo
The 2014 Merrimu drama performance, G’Day Australia, is this Friday night at the Melton Civic Centre starting at 7:30. Every year, the drama group showcases their talents to a sell-out audience. The group is responsible for choosing the theme, making props, designing costumes and selecting the music. This year’s performance, G’Day Australia, is a celebration of life across Australia. Our cast will tour from Tasmania to Alice springs to explore the whole of this great southern land. You can buy tickets by calling 5366 3000.

In the lead up to the performance we’ve been posting photos from behind the scenes and from previous years drama performances. You can see them on our Facebook page.

New Sensory Garden, Inaugural Meeting

New Sensory Garden

Djerriwarrh and Merrimu announce a new sensory garden

Merrimu is proud to announce we’re partnering with Djerriwarrh to plan and implement an exciting new sensory garden.

Merrimu Annual General Meeting 2014

You're invited to the Merrimu Annual General Meeting

You’re invited to Merrimu’s Annual General Meeting.

On Tuesday the 11th November at 5:30pm we will be holding the Merrimu AGM in the Pyke & Grant rooms at the Melton Library and Learning Hub at 31-35 McKenzie St Melton.

For 40 years, we’ve been working with adults, their families and their support people to achieve what is important to them. The Merrimu AGM is an opportunity for you to hear about the last 12 months at Merrimu as well as our plans for the future.

We are also proud to announce that Corey Hannett will be the guest speaker at the 2014 Merrimu AGM. Mr. Hannett oversaw the completion of the Regional Rail Link under budget, and is now Coordinator-General across several large Victorian infrastructure projects. Mr Hannett will be talking about his experiences engaging with the community around the Regional Rail Link and how developing a strong relationship with the community can help drive the success of organisations like Merrimu.

You can RSVP for this event by calling on 5366 3002, emailing or by clicking here and attending our Facebook event.


Enhancing Independence Casual Positions Available – Melton


Do you enjoy the challenges and rewards of working with people who display behaviours of concern? Are you available for morning and evening shifts on various days? Then come and work for Merrimu. Working with Merrimu is different, find your career home with us. Our staff are valuable members of our team, with opportunities to progress into coaching, mentoring and facilitation. We are currently seeking qualified, dedicated and enthusiastic people who have experience working with behaviours of concern to provide quality in-home support to people with disabilities.
Email your resume to:
or send to:
Julia McDonald
Workforce Development Coordinator
PO Box 57
Bacchus Marsh 3340

The government wants to know what you think: Victorian state disability plan 2013-2016 questionnaire

disability act

The Victorian Government is looking for people with a disability to share their experiences. We think this is a great opportunity for people with a disability to make their voices heard.

The government wants to know what you think
You can help the Victorian Government to do a better job for people with a disability.
The government wants to improve the lives of people with a disability so that they have the same choices and opportunities as everyone in our community.  (more…)