Disability Services

Orana Lifestyle Directions

The service is located in Gilgandra and is auspiced by Gilgandra Shire Council. To read more about the demographics of Gilgandra, click here.

Gilgandra has a modern multi purpose health service and is currently serviced by 3 medical surgeries and a part time dentist. Allied health services are available. For contact details of medical services click here.

Mission Statement

Orana Lifestyle Directions aims to provide services to persons with intellectual disability living in group homes and attending day services within Gilgandra.  The organisation is to work with each client to enable them to achieve a lifestyle that the general community enjoys.

Organisation Objectives

Orana Lifestyle Directions recognises the human rights of each individual client and works to assist each client reach the highest level of independence possible with dignity.

Orana Lifestyle Directions also strives to continually improve service delivery so that the client and organisation aims are met.

Information on Services

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For information on careers with us, visit Council's Positions Vacant page or visit Care Careers

Contact Us

For further information please contact:

Orana Lifestyle Directions
Phone: (02) 6817 8600
Fax: (02) 6817 8609
Email: oranalifestyle@gilgandra.nsw.gov.au 


Gilgandra Shire Council
Phone (02) 6817 8800
Email: council@gilgandra.nsw.gov.au

Feedback and complaints

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Carlginda Enterprises

Carlginda Enterprises provides employment and work-related training for persons with disabilities (both intellectual and physical) and/or acquired brain injury. The main activities are managing the Gilgandra Waste Facility and recycling collection service.

To work at Carlginda Enterprises you need to be:

• over 16
• willing to work
• mild to moderate intellectually disabled
• getting a Disability Support Pension
• willing to sort the recycling

If you satisfy the above criteria, you would then need to contact Centrelink who must say that it is O.K. for you to work for us

If you are given the OK, then you will be sent an application form to complete and return to Carlginda Enterprises.

If Carlginda Enterprises has any suitable positions for you, you will be asked to come to an interview.

If you are successful at your interview you will be asked to attend a Physical Assessment at Council's cost.

For information on the Gilgandra Waste Facility, recycling, opening hours etc, visit our Waste Management page: http://www.gilgandra.nsw.gov.au/council/environment/waste-management/waste-management

For further details contact the Operations Manager:

Carlginda Enterprises
Phone: (02) 6817 8866
Email: carlginda@gilgandra.nsw.gov.au