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Newcastle Herald: Mark and Maxine: inspiring couples with disability to achieve their goals together

May 8, 2023

Mark and Maxine are standing in front of some green bushes. Maxine is holding her book. And Mark is holding his artwork. Both are smiling at camera.In May last year, married couple Mark and Maxine joined the Entrepreneurs team at Avenue Newcastle.

Mark creates beautiful designs and uploads them to be printed onto products which people can purchase through a site called Redbubble. For Maxine, Avenue is where she found the space and support to write the book that she knew she had inside her.

Together they are inspiring couples with disability to achieve their goals!
You can read more about their story below.

Avenue is a day program alternative where people of all abilities are supported to complete work tasks, socialise and develop their individual skills, regardless of their support needs.