Media & Publications

Long Story Short

Long Story Short is an 8 minute film showcasing the incredible lives of two Beyond Words clients who share insights into life, love and loss in a nursing home.

In 1942, as young soldier Bill Hollis was heading off to serve in Papau New Guinea he threw a note out the train window asking for someone to write to a lonely soldier…

Audrey Duggan performed on stage and TV and reflects on how she loved her wonderful life and what’s to come next…

Annual Reports

Our Annual Reports outline our achievements each year, reflecting on the greater meaning and social impact of our work, financial position, plans for the future and acknowledgments of our supporters.

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Beyond Words in the Media

Everyone has a Story – COTA newsletter Feb-Mar 2014 “Residents have so much to contribute back to their community in the form of their own unique life stories. The process of telling ones’ story an help to reaffirm and give value back to the person…”

Volunteering Victoria News – Volunteer biographers needed

COTA News – COTA Vic is supporting an exciting initiative that will train volunteers to capture and publish the life stories of people in aged care.

New Storytelling Program for Aged Care – Aged Care Insite

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Our e-newsletters are a great way to stay updated on the progress of Beyond Words, achievements, news, events and volunteering opportunities.

December 2011
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December 2012

January 2014