Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Multicap Welcomes Families; Rockhampton Couple Matthew and Mynissa Fox Start a Life Together in New Wandal Home

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Multicap Welcomes Families; Rockhampton Couple Matthew and Mynissa Fox Start a Life Together in New Wandal Home

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Byline: Michelle Gately michelle.gately@capnews.com.au

Homes 4 Life

Part of the Queensland Government's Elderly Parent Carer Innovation Trial, jointly funded with Multicap.

Purpose-built two bedroom units featuring wide hallways, large ensuite bathrooms and a beautiful deck, with all abilities access

FOR Matthew and Mynissa Fox, moving into a new home has been part of a big new adventure.

The couple, who both have Down syndrome, married last year and have recently moved into one of the new Multicap units in Wandal.

The four two-bedroom, two-bathroom units house eight people with disabilities and were officially opened yesterday morning.

Mynissa's parents Henry and Vicki said the couple were living in a unit previously, but it was isolated from friends and family.

"Now they've come up here, everything just seems to be working well," Henry said.

Henry said the family applied for a place in the units thinking they probably wouldn't be accepted. …

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