Phil from Wallara talks about inclusion, choice and opportunities

This week, Kate flys solo chatting to Pea Dad Phil, CEO of Wallara, a leading provider of adult disability support services in Melbourne’s southeast. Phil has a young adult daughter Phoebe who has an intellectual disability and is non-verbal. 

Following a 12-year stint working all over the world for the NBA, Phil took on the CEO role at Wallara. Wallara provides innovative support for people to grow, work, explore and live while also educating and engaging the community to drive inclusion. Wallara provides learning and lifestyle support, employment opportunities, supported housing, social and recreational activities and more. Wallara also runs a farm and cafe that welcomes over 15,000 visitors a year and has partnerships with organisations such as the St Kilda Football Club.  

Kate and Phil have a robust discussion from a parent’s view about education, inclusion, ableism, choice, opportunities, wages and the Disability Support Pension and more! 

Find out more about Wallara on their website, head down and visit the Sages Cottage Cafe & Farm and make sure you check out  WallaraTV on YouTube.  

Thanks for chatting with us Phil!


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