Noweyung has been part of the East Gippsland community since 1954
Distinctive Options Bairnsdale continues the legacy
Distinctive Options Bairnsdale continue to serve the local community with our well established services that focus on you as an individual and the support that you need to live your best life possible.
Through our capacity-building programs, you can build skills that help you progress towards your vocational and independent living goals. If you're searching for supported accommodation or financial plan management we can assist too.
When you need a treat, come and see us at our Brew Crew Cafe in the heart of Bairnsdale where you can enjoy a meal, catch up with friends, stock up on gourmet products, fine foods and hampers.
We'd love to see you soon!
By phone: Goold Street: Group Supports / Supported Independent Living (03) 5153 0111
The Brew Crew Café and Banksia Fine Foods are Social Enterprises that focus on providing stimulating and meaningful employment, as well as learning and development opportunities for people living with a disability, in a fully operational workplace setting.
Noweyung Plan Management puts you in control of your NDIS plan funding and budget. We have an experienced team, well versed in the NDIS, who are professional, friendly, and approachable. Based in Bairnsdale, we work with NDIS participants and their families all over Gippsland.
Everyone deserves the opportunity to explore, experience, and embrace the beauty of our planet.
DO Travel makes booking domestic & international travel and cruising easy, by packaging and tailoring travel to your needs, all with the support and care that you would expect from an NDIS registered Disability Support Service.
We have a number of preplanned group tours that you can choose from, alternately you can contact us and discuss your travel needs directly with our team.
Ross enjoyed a helicopter ride when on his first Gold Coast with support worker Johnny
Your local leadership team
Regional Support Manager
Jenny started at Noweyung as a Support Worker in early 2019, later that year she moved into the role of NDIS Administration implementing systems for participants Service Agreements and assisting participants to understand and utilise their NDIS plan to realise their goals.
In 2021 Jenny was appointed Services Manager. Jenny is passionate about her work with participants, families and staff, identifying and developing programs of support then bringing them to life by building community networks that support these programs, creating inclusion and achieving individual goals.
Business Development Coordinator
Christie has been with Noweyung since 2015 as Banksia fine food supervisor, and is now the Enterprise Coordinator at DO Noweyung overseeing the DO Noweyung Enterprises including DO Noweyung Café and Banksia Fine Foods.
Tameeka joined Noweyung in 2020 working predominantly in the Fine Foods & Café business and also as Facilitator of the ‘Now Groove Music Program’.
Tameeka has been appointed the role of Assistant Coordinator where she will assist in the development and coordination of the Noweyung Programs
Residential Team Leader
Liane joined Noweyung in 2015 as a Residential Support Worker. In October 2022 Liane was appointed to the role of Residential Team Leader which involves coordinating and overseeing Noweyung’s 3 Supported Independent Living Residential Accommodation sites – Slim Dusty House, Peters Court and Grant St.