Community Involvement

Community Involvement

The residents of Macarthur Accommodation System have a wonderful community life.


Each Monday night the residents attend Dance Exercises. It is a fun time with lots of laughing and singing. Dancing is the highlight of the week.


The residents have had some wonderful birthday outings including going to see the Lion King and Wicked at the Capitol Theatre and an Abba Harbour cruise. The residents have also been to restaurants and shows at the Catholic club, Wests Leagues Club and Rashays.

LeisureCommunity Involvement - Macarthur Accommodation Systems, Macarthur Disability

We have had some very exciting leisure activities recently. The residents have been to see the Lion King and Wicked at the Capitol Theatre, Dirty Dancing and Strictly Ballroom at the Lyric Theatre, Beauty and the Beast at the Riverside Theatre (Parramatta) and the King and I at the Opera House.

Shows at the Campbelltown Catholic Club included:

  • Fleetwood Mac
  • The Rat Pack
  • Kings of Country
  • Buddy Holly Show
  • Dusty Springfield

The residents have also had trips to the movies, Bankstown Sports Club, putt putt golf, ten-pin bowling, the Mater Dei fete, Symbio Gardens, and Manly.


Community Involvement - Macarthur Accommodation Systems, Macarthur DisabilityWe have some excellent sports people in Macarthur Accommodation System.

6 residents competed in Special O Regional Games in March 2014 at Wetherill Park. Joshua Munson won both singles and doubles in his grade, Ann Maree Murnane and Beryl Gearside won doubles in their grade as did Shaun Duncan. Claire Heine also played well.

4 Residents competed in the Special O State Championships at Rutherford, Newcastle in June 2014. Community Involvement - Macarthur Accommodation Systems, Macarthur DisabilityIn the Singles Division Claire Heine came 1st, Joshua Munson 2nd and Ann Maree Murnane and Beryl Gearside both came 5th. In the Doubles Division Joshua Munson came 1st, Claire Heine 2nd and Ann Maree Murnane and Beryl Gearside came 3rd.

In August 2014, 6 residents competed in the Regional Games at Macarthur. In the Singles Division Claire Heine came 1st, Ann Maree Murnane 2nd, Shaun Duncan 3rd and Beryl Gearside, Elizabeth McGowan and Joshua Munson came 5th. In the Doubles Division Ann Maree Murnane came 1st, Beryl Gearside 2nd and Claire Heine, Elizabeth McGowan, Joshua Munson and Shaun Duncan came 5th.

Community Involvement - Macarthur Accommodation Systems, Macarthur DisabilityAlso in bowling news, Anthony Dengate travelled to Queensland in July 2014 to compete in the National Disability Ten Pin Bowling Competition. Anthony came 3rd in the Singles Division.

Congratulations to all our bowlers on their achievements.

Many of us are also keen rugby league supporters and have attended games throughout the year. Anthony, Beryl and Samantha are Bulldogs supporters, Colin follows the Sydney Roosters, Joshua supports the Wests Tigers, Kevin and Elizabeth follow St George, Aimee, David and Ann Maree support the Parramatta Eels and Shaun follows the Broncos.

Andrew is a Sydney Swans and AFL supporter and has attended a few games with his mother.

  • Jan Domanski


  • Hazel Findlay

    Operations Manager Hazel Findlay. Hazel started off as a swimming teacher for Campbelltown  Council for 15 years. She was then employed by Macarthur Accommodation System as a support worker, working in a number of the houses and with all different residents. Hazel worked as a support worker for 8 years. She then retired. 2 years … Continue reading Hazel Findlay

  • Jenny Mann

    Operations Manager

  • Carmel Dengate

    Carmel Dengate Service Manager Carmel has a background in federally funded Government Authorities including Australia Post and employment services. Carmel has also spent many years in a volunteer capacity in the varied roles of President, Treasurer, Secretary and Events organisation of sporting, performing arts and Community clubs. Her roles as financial auditor, strengths in management … Continue reading Carmel Dengate

  • Julie Singleton

    President Julie has been President of A.C.S.N. Incorporated Management Committee since the Annual General Meeting in 2012. Since this time, Julie has worked very hard to strengthen the governance practices of the Organisation. Julie has worked closely with the Service Manager and Assistant Service Manager on a number of projects. This collaboration has resulted in … Continue reading Julie Singleton

  • Peter McGowan

    Vice President