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Going beyond that, it even has a lending arm of the business offering its own white label product that was launched in August. But customer service is its primary focus, and Burbar says he goes above and beyond for all his customers, no matter the situation. “The importance of my customers is above all else,” he says. He prides himself on being able to “make miracles happen”, regardless of what box the customer fits into. “After four years in a row of our Top 100 Brokers seeing dropping loan values, 2020 brought a welcome change. In a financial year that included an unprecedented global pandemic, these brokers faced into the challenges to achieve record-breaking results,” says Mortgage Professional Australia editor Rebecca Pike. “Rather than use total loan value to determine the Top 100, our method was changed last year to allow us to celebrate those brokers who are continuing to improve or who are writing those big-number deals. The ranking is now worked out with a weighted system using total loan value, average loan value, number of loans and loan growth.” Read the full report in issue 20.12 of Mortgage Professional Australia, out now or find out more about Burbar HERE. -ENDS-   Mortgage Professional Australia (MPA) is the leading business magazine for the mortgage and finance industry. Launched in 2001, MPA continues to be the key resource mortgage and finance professionals turn to for in-depth industry issues, market trends, business analysis and intelligence. MPA is also very well known for its annual surveys and special reports such as Brokers on Banks and the MPA Top 100 that recognise key individuals and businesses and provide a unique snapshot of an industry that is continually evolving. MPA is published by independent media company Key Media. 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Ingleburn Public School named innovative school 2020-12-02T02:35:00Z ingleburn-public-school-named-innovative-school St Leonards, NSW (2 December 2020) - A south-western Sydney school has been recognised in a prestigious list of the best schools in Australia. Ingleburn Public School has been included in The Educator’s sixth annual Innovative Schools report, showcasing the fifty schools making the most profound and exciting impact in K-12 education.  “The Educator Innovative Schools report seeks to showcase those schools at the forefront of change and innovation,” says Editor Brett Henebery. “This year, the COVID-19 pandemic forced Australian schools to implement massive changes to their existing models as face-to-face classes shifted online. While this no doubt posed enormous challenges across all areas of teaching, parental engagement and student wellbeing, some schools saw some unique and exciting opportunities to innovative and improve the way they deliver teaching and learning, not just in 2020 but well beyond the pandemic.” In an entrepreneurial partnership with UNSW, Ingleburn Public School has established the world’s first school-based clinic for managing disruptive behaviour disorders (DBDs) in young children. Under the Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) program, parents receive real-time live coaching from a certified therapist, who observes the parent/child playing from behind a one-way mirror. The therapist then coaches the parent to apply evidence-based parental strategies by speaking into a microphone that connects to the wireless earpiece worn by the parent. For teachers with a student participating in the program, they are given access to informational and in-class support services, to enhance their capacity building and to better manage problematic behaviours within the classroom. The PCIT program, provided to at-risk students and families free of charge since June 2019, runs from Ingleburn Public School across six schools and preschool in South Western Sydney. It was awarded a Secretary's Award for School Achievement in the 2020 NSW Minister's and Secretary's Awards for Excellence. To view the full online report and to find out more about Ingleburn Public School, click HERE. -ENDS-  The Educator is Australia’s only independent publication for senior education management professionals. It offers aspirational cover stories and high-level case studies providing a global and national perspective on education leadership and management best practice, as well as interviews with the finest minds in education. The website www.theeducatoronline.com/k12 features daily news, an industry forum and exclusive multimedia content. The Educator is published by leading independent media company Key Media. Find out more about Key Media’s magazines, events and websites at www.keymedia.com. CREMATION IS MORE THAN SIMPLY A CHOICE OF DISPOSITION 2020-11-30T23:38:33Z cremation-is-more-than-simply-a-choice-of-disposition Cremation as a disposition process is increasingly embraced by consumers of nearly all religious, economic and regional groups, and the reasons for choosing this option are nearly as diverse as the individuals themselves. However, according to eziFunerals Owner & Founder, Peter Erceg, ‘far too many funeral directors make the mistake of focusing on the economics of cremation as the sole contributing factor of consumer decision making. They do it because their competitors down the road are charging less for a direct cremation than it does for its basic services fee. Don’t be that firm!’, says Erceg. eziFunerals is all about fair and affordable funerals. That’s why we exist, said Erceg. But, if a consumer calls a funeral home and asks for a price for cremation, how do you answer? If a funeral director simply gives them a price for a direct cremation, then they are doing their funeral home and the families they serve, a disservice’, he says. Cremation is more than simply a choice of disposition Cremation is more than simply a choice of disposition. It should be considered as just one part of the funeral process. The choices available to a family that chooses cremation are even more varied than that of a traditional burial disposition, and a family that expresses a desire for cremation should be given the opportunity to understand all those options. For example, a direct cremation should, at minimum, include fees for basic services, removal, care and preparation of un-embalmed remains and the cremation. Families only have one opportunity to have it done right. There are no re-runs and a decision based on price alone has the potential to leave a family bereft and unhappy with how the final disposition of their loved one has been handled. 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With origins and a strong presence in the global resources sector, JESI counts Rio Tinto, Orica, BHP, Sandvik among its clients. Other target industry verticals include NGO’s, linear infrastructure and AEC.Already on a growth trajectory, JESI has seen a strong up curve in business and interest through the COVID months with scalable functionality in the solution able to provide a connected eco-system for ‘work from home’ employees. Clearly though, the Future Now investment will turbocharge staff growth, service capabilities and development projects. “Technology integrations will be a key development focus in achieving the company projected growth outcomes” said Kathy Wilson General Manager of Customer Success. “our existing customers are looking to evolve with interoperability solutions and connected technology. 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Future Now Capital Management will oversee the Fund’s investments into, and the growth strategies of, the portfolio companiesBrad Seymour, JESI Chairperson said, “I am incredibly excited about firstly, the product excellence and relevance of JESI in today’s new world, and secondly, the opportunity for JESI to grow exponentially with Future Now’s backing. I look forward to working with the team through this scale-up stage and beyond.”JESI Management Solutions are now actively recruiting talent to join their team. To explore what roles are on offer refer to the https://jesi.io/careers-at-jesi/ page. Afford celebrates NAIDOC Week with traditional dance and culture 2020-11-10T19:52:17Z afford-celebrates-naidoc-week-with-traditional-dance-and-culture Aboriginal inspired face painting and a traditional cleansing ceremony. These were just some of the activities that were held at Afford’s Green Valley Day Program to observe NAIDOC Week in 2020. Afford (The Australian Foundation for Disability) is a not-for-profit disability provider that supports individuals to achieve their goals for work, home and life under the NDIS. Supporting individuals of all abilities to participate in meaningful and community minded activities form the basis for program development across Afford disability services. In recognition of indigenous culture during NAIDOC Week (8-15 November), Green Valley Day Program staff organised for representatives of the local indigenous people to visit and reflect on the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Green Valley Day Program celebrated NAIDOC Week in July when the activities are traditionally observed. The site was bright with colour, dance, art and music. NAIDOC Week celebrations began at Green Valley with clients having their faces painted with the colours of the Aboriginal flag. Staff and participants then welcomed Jason, from the DHARAWAL people, who talked to the group about Aboriginal culture. Jason asked Afford staff to join him in a cleansing ceremony, as a sign of new beginning for the community. A welcome dance followed with depictions of the kangaroo, emu and eagle. Participants of all abilities joined in the dance and movements. An important part of the welcome ceremony involved placing clay handprints onto a surface to be kept and recognised as a symbol of solidarity. An Afford jacket was chosen as the surface. Handprints adorn the jacket, which is now displayed proudly in a frame at the Green Valley site. Throughout the day, clients were supported to complete Aboriginal inspired dot painting on plywood boomerangs. Afford encourages and understanding and appreciation of communities and cultures. Individuals living with disability are supported to learn more about the world around them and the cultures and history that makes up their local community. Afford is a registered charity and has been operating in Australia for 68 years, providing a range of disability supports to thousands of people every day. As one of Australia’s longest-serving not-for-profit disability organisations, Afford goes above and beyond traditional service offerings to adapt to new operating environments to support individuals achieve their goals for work, home and life under the NDIS. For more information visit www.afford.com.au or call 1300 233 673. ENDS Media Contact: Maria Crema: Crema PR m 0402 239 929 e maria@cremapr.com.au About Afford - www.afford.com.auThe Australian Foundation for Disability is a registered charity providing disability services to thousands of people across Australia. The supports provided by Afford include Shared Living; Overnight Respite; Social and Community Programs; Transition to Work Programs; Transition to Retirement Programs; Carer Support; Disability Employment Services; Supported Employment; Allied Health Support, Support Coordination and Supported Holidays. Afford Remembers: locals with disability handmake red poppies for Remembrance Day 2020-11-10T19:47:50Z afford-remembers-locals-with-disability-handmake-red-poppies-for-remembrance-day Red poppies will adorn Afford Blacktown Day Program’s front garden this Remembrance Day (11 November), with each poppy carefully handcrafted by the many individuals with disability who attend the site. Afford (The Australian Foundation for Disability) is a not-for-profit disability provide that supports individuals living with disability to engage in meaningful activities and learn more about the world around them. In learning about Australia’s history, participants of Afford Blacktown Day Program have created ceramic red poppies during art program for Remembrance Day, to recognise those who have fought and fallen for our country. “We incorporate programs and activities that are meaningful and open discussion about community events and values,” said Karolina Zdrojkowska, Acting Team Leader. “The Remembrance Day poppies art activity was one where we could facilitate a connection to the community. Everyone who made a poppy was very proud of all they had created and happy to share this with the broader community.” The site is lucky enough to have nurtured beautiful, live, red poppies, but the addition of ceramic red poppies will highlight the significance of the 11th of November at their site. During art program, clients were supported to use plaster to form the petals and markings of their poppies. After the plaster was dry, clients used vibrant red paint to decorate their creations. Wire stems were then added to the poppies. Everyone placed their poppies in the front garden. Some even fixed their poppies to the front tree. On Remembrance Day, staff and clients in Afford sites across Australia remember those who suffered and sacrificed their lives during war and conflict to protect others. Afford is a registered charity and has been operating in Australia for 68 years, providing a range of disability supports to thousands of people every day. As one of Australia’s longest-serving not-for-profit disability organisations, Afford goes above and beyond traditional service offerings to adapt to new operating environments to support individuals achieve their goals for work, home and life under the NDIS. For more information visit www.afford.com.au or call 1300 233 673. ENDS Media Contact: Maria Crema: Crema PR m 0402 239 929 e maria@cremapr.com.au About Afford - www.afford.com.auThe Australian Foundation for Disability is a registered charity providing disability services to thousands of people across Australia. The supports provided by Afford include Shared Living; Overnight Respite; Social and Community Programs; Transition to Work Programs; Transition to Retirement Programs; Carer Support; Disability Employment Services; Supported Employment; Allied Health Support, Support Coordination and Supported Holidays. Funding creates new outdoor space for Kings Park disability hub 2020-11-10T19:44:34Z funding-creates-new-outdoor-space-for-kings-park-disability-hub Barbecues, arts and crafts activities, high tea, lunch gatherings, music sessions and so many more activities will now be enjoyed by individuals with disability who attend Afford’s Kings Park Day Program thanks to 2019 Community Building Partnership funding. Afford (The Australian Foundation for Disability) is a not-for-profit disability provider that supports individuals to achieve their goals for work, home and life under the NDIS. The Community Building Partnerships grant for Kings Park Day Program has assisted in funding upgrades to site facilities to be more accessible and functional for people of all abilities. The addition of a new outdoor awning is part of the recent upgrades. The cover will give individuals more opportunities to participate in activities in the fresh air and outdoors all year round. A new concrete path and ramp has also been formed, making it even easier for clients in wheelchairs and those with limited movement to access the outdoor space. The large, airy space gives staff and participants the choice of another area to enjoy socially distanced activities, while still allowing clients to come together as one community. Chairs and a table have already been set up in the area for clients to become familiar with the space. Thanks to a level area, clients of all abilities can access the area, and the awning protects from extreme weather. “Our clients are enjoying the new undercover space. The awning has made the area useable for longer. The outdoor space gives clients more choice in how they want to engage in activities and do the things they love,” said Gifty Aidoo, Team Leader, Afford’s Kings Park Day Program. Staff are planning to incorporate gym equipment in this new, large outdoor area. Arts and crafts, lunch gatherings and so many more activities are being planned now that the space is available and ready to be enjoyed. Community Building Partnership funding is vital in ensuring Afford continues to deliver exceptional programs and facilities for all Affordians. “Thanks to Community Building Partnerships funding, we have been able to complete these much needed upgrades, and the individuals who attend our service will benefit from enhanced facilities to support them explore their interests and achieve their goals in life,” commented Gifty Aidoo. Afford is a registered charity and has been operating in Australia for 68 years, providing a range of disability supports to thousands of people every day. As one of Australia’s longest-serving not-for-profit disability organisations, Afford goes above and beyond traditional service offerings to adapt to new operating environments to support individuals achieve their goals for work, home and life under the NDIS. For more information visit www.afford.com.au or call 1300 233 673. ENDS Media Contact: Maria Crema: Crema PR m 0402 239 929 e maria@cremapr.com.au About Afford - www.afford.com.auThe Australian Foundation for Disability is a registered charity providing disability services to thousands of people across Australia. The supports provided by Afford include Shared Living; Overnight Respite; Social and Community Programs; Transition to Work Programs; Transition to Retirement Programs; Carer Support; Disability Employment Services; Supported Employment; Allied Health Support, Support Coordination and Supported Holidays. Why Car Wreckers are Important for our Society? 2020-11-02T06:15:21Z why-car-wreckers-are-important-for-our-society The most unfortunate reality of every possession is that it gets expire with passage of time. Be it a smartphone, furniture, electronics or any other thing; it will be perished after some years of usage. This fact is even applied to cars as they get old after completing their life cycle. 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Instead of going through a hassle and lengthy processes; avail services of best and most reliable company. So if you are looking for a company to get rid of the used vehicles; pick up the phone and contact Top Cash For Car Removals today. Leave your every worry to them and enjoy immediate cash for car amount. Horizon Bank Brings Financial Literacy E-Learning Events to NSW Students 2020-10-19T03:49:37Z horizon-bank-brings-financial-literacy-e-learning-events-to-nsw-students Horizon Bank has partnered with The National Theatre for Children (NTC) to educate students about financial literacy. The livestream educational program is available for grades 1-6 across the Illawarra, Shoalhaven and Far South Coast. While Horizon Bank and NTC have partnered to bring live-in-school theatrical performances into schools for many years, this year during Term 4 the program has been adapted into an all-digital livestream interactive alternative. This will ensure the continued and safe education of students as schools switch to a combination of classroom instruction, distance learning from home and COVIDsafe curriculum. "Given the unpredictability of the current school year, e-learning programs that can be delivered remotely to teachers and students are an important way to reinforce the curriculum and form connections in this time of social distancing," said Horizon Bank CEO, Jon Stanfield. “The livestream event, ‘Showdown at Two Bob Billabong’, allows Horizon Bank to bring vital financial literacy education to schools, students and their families." The Financial Literacy program focuses on what is money, the uses of money, why we should save money and how we can save money. The livestream educational event features a live actor/educator host who introduces the program, sets up and recaps a series of educational theatre episodic videos, and leads a Q&A in which students and teachers submit questions for the host to answer live in real time. The comedic, educational videos feature a variety of characters including Mayor Matilda, Gordon Gumnut, The Great Barry Reef and Ned Jelly, in humorous situations revolving around money. The livestream education events are supplemented by student playbooks (both print and online versions) as well as a full digital curriculum including games, activities and hands-on lessons. Horizon Bank sponsors every aspect of the program, making the livestream event and supplemental curriculum a cost-free curriculum addition to classroom lessons in maths, literacy and the arts. Local schools can sign up to participate in the "Showdown at Two Bob Billabong" livestream events at: https://calendly.com/ntcaus/showdown-at-two-bob-billabong-ntc-livestream About Horizon Bank Horizon Bank’s branch network spans the NSW South Coast. Horizon looks after over 15,000 people in that region and is in its 55th year of operation. It is a customer-owned bank. Anyone can join Horizon. Horizon returns profits back to its customers in the form of competitive rates, fair fees and support in their communities. horizonbank.com.au   About NTC NTC is a premium provider of educational programming with operations in Australia, New Zealand and the USA. NTC works directly between schools and clients to promote beneficial behaviours and life skills to students in grades K-12 on a local, regional and national level. Through formats including live performance, livestream events, in-class discussion, graphic novels, print curriculum, and digital games and activities, NTC presents topics such as energy conservation, safety, financial literacy, STEM, water and environmental stewardship, and health and social responsibility in ways that engage and empower students. ntccorporate.com.au