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Team Barkuma - City to Bay 2016


The Sunday Mail City-Bay Fun Run is just around the corner! As part of your participation in Adelaide's pre-eminent fitness event on the 18th of September why not join Team Barkuma and support people with disability to live, work and be included in the community?

For the second year in a row, participants can walk or run the journey from the CBD to the beach while wearing their very own Team Barkuma shirt. This year we will be giving each fundraising member of Team Barkuma their shirt free of charge.

So grab your friends and family and set up your fundraising page. To join our team complete the following instructions:

  1. Follow the link:
  2. Click on 'Join Team' and fill in your details
  3. We will then accept your request and you will be a Team Barkuma member!
  4. Register and pay for the City-Bay via the link:

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact Nick via email or by phone on 8414 7100. Looking forward to seeing you on the track!


2016 StreetFleet Charity Golf Challenge a success!


What a fantastic day of fun, fundraising and friendly competition! Overall the day was a huge success, raising just shy of $12,000!

The winners on the day were the “Customtel”, closely followed by “Bowden” in 2nd and “Pat Hosking Psychology” in 3rd place.

If you haven’t already seen it on social media - we have put together a great video of the day which you can watch here -

We’ve also uploaded photos to Facebook here -

Thanks to our major sponsor StreetFleet and supporting sponsors The Bowden Print Group, Customtel (sa-NT) Pty LTD, MC Chartered Accountants & Pat Hosking Psychology. Thanks also to Adelaide Football Club, Charlesworth Nuts, Carlton & United Breweries, Coopers Brewery, Drake Foodland, Herron Todd White, Hip Pocket Workwear & Safety Hilton, KONICA MINOLTA, Mollydooker Wines, Pernod Ricard, Smith Motor Group, South Australian Cricket Association, Tea Tree Gully Golf Club - Adelaide Hills, South Australia and the University of South Australia for their generous donations.


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The March Edition of InFocus is Here!


The 2016 March edition of InFocus is here! In this edition we hear about the 2015 State Transition Graduation and catch up with Haese Mathematics about how Barkuma client Josh has become an integral part of their organisation.

You can download the pdf version here or view the stories online here


Questions about the NDIS?


Barkuma invites YOU to attend one of our NDIS information Sessions

Find out about the NDIS rollout in SA and how Barkuma will help you get ready

Tuesday 23rd Feb - Holden Hill

Thursday 25th Feb - Elizabeth

Tuesday 1st March - Adelaide

Click here for more information


2016 StreetFleet Charity Golf Challenge


Time to register a team for the 2016 StreetFleet Charity Golf Challenge!

Now in its 15th year, this much anticipated day of fun, fundraising and friendly competition will be held on the lush greens of the Tea Tree Gully Golf Club. All funds raised will go towards our Transition Program which assists high school students in making a successful transition from school to employment or further education.

The Details

Friday 8th April 2016

Tea Tree Gully Golf Course

7am - Breakfast

8am - Ambrose Golf

1pm - Lunch

To register please visit:

For all enquiries please contact Rebecca Ryles - Marketing Manager on 08 8414 7100 or

We look forward to seeing you on the course!



The November Edition of InFocus is Here!!


In this edition we catch up with ACH Kapara and hear how the employment of staff with disability fits with the organisation. We congratulate Personnel Employment clients Dean and Ben on recieving service awards of 55 years between them! Also see what yummy recipes we are cooking with the Let's Get Cooking program.

Read all this and more in the November Edition of In Focus



Barkuma 2015 Annual General Meeting


Thursday 12 November 2015, at 6.00pm

Barkuma Commercial Services

191-193 Philip Highway, Elizabeth SA 5112

RSVP to or 8414 7100

voting rights accorded to paid up members

Click here to read the minutes from the 2014 AGM.


Team Barkuma - City to Bay 2015


Barkuma will be participating in the Sunday Mail City-Bay Fun Run 20th September 2015 and we would LOVE you to walk or run in support. 

To join Team Barkuma or to simply donate to our team please follow the following link -


Jacob on The Crows Show


Barkuma Personnel Employment's very own Jacob Milbank and Key Worker Gavin recently featured on The Crows Show! Jacob loves his job at The Adelaide Football Club where he is a much loved and valued employee. What a great example of inclusion and employment of a person with disability!

Click here to watch The Crows Show Episode 18 - Part 2 and see Jacob in action.


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