Yearly Archives: 2016


Digital Participation Report

December 6th, 2016|

Infographic provided by Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner.   The Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner undertook a national survey of kids aged from 8 to 13, teenagers aged from 14 to 17 and parents in June of this year to find out about their approach to online safety and what information [...]

WIRL Career Online

November 29th, 2016|

WIRL Career is an up-to-date database of interesting and relevant careers information, and has been designed to operate as a partnership between young people, study-seekers, education providers, career advisor, community groups and industry associations. The creators behind WIRL Career realised that many important career decisions (including course selection and study) are based around personal ideas [...]

East Victoria Jobs Hub – official website launch

November 21st, 2016|

The Hon. Darren Chester officially launches the East Victoria Jobs Hub website at the Bairnsdale library. The East Victoria Jobs Hub online talent community website was officially launched by the Hon. Darren Chester, Federal Member for Gippsland and Minster for Infrastructure and Transport, at the Bairnsdale Library on Thursday October 27. Guests in [...]


November 8th, 2016|

  The Speak Up Youth Summit is being held on Wednesday December 14 at the Sale Baptist Church, Sale. This event is brought to you proudly by the Wellington Youth Services Network + the Wellington Shire Council. > BOOK ONLINE < > VIEW POSTER <

GippsWeb for Business and the VEET Program

November 7th, 2016|

Over 80 I.T. students, in teams from five different secondary schools and across two Gippsland LLEN regions (including 11 from Gippsland East), were partnered with 25 local businesses this year, for participation in the GippsWeb for Business program. Lavalla Catholic College’s team Codebusters (aged from year nine to year 12) were victorious with their extensive [...]

Poverty in Australia

November 7th, 2016|

The Australian Council of Social Service Poverty in Australia 2016 report was released recently. The report shows that 17.4% of all Australian children are living in poverty (731,300 individuals) across the entire country. The rate of poverty varies between people living in capital cities and those who live not only rurally, but simply just outside [...]

The Inspiring Events in Wellington – hosted by LLEN

October 25th, 2016|

Inspiring Young Women and Men Events The Gippsland East LLEN has been holding a series of exciting Inspiring Young Women and Men Events across the region over the past few years.  The aim of these events is to link successful local men and women in our community, with young men and women from Maffra Secondary [...]

New Victorian Government Youth Policy

October 18th, 2016|

In June of this year, the Victorian Government launched the Youth Policy: Building Stronger Youth Engagement in Victoria. With the launch of this new policy, young Victorians will find there are more opportunities for them to have their say, and even room to participate within important decision making - ensuring that youth will have the [...]

Doctors in Schools

October 7th, 2016|

Gippsland East has three schools participating in the exciting Doctors in Secondary Schools Program - the first of its kind in Australia! Bairnsdale Secondary College, Sale College and Maffra Secondary College are part of a program reaching 100 schools across Victoria, which will see the participating schools partnering with their local doctors to ensure that [...]

LLEN attends Doing School Differently

September 23rd, 2016|

A conference on flexible education options. Education is definitely an important focus in our community - we all recognise and acknowledge this fact. But education also has many faces, and although traditional schooling works for some, it doesn’t always work for everyone. The Doing School Differently conference, aimed at all those who are interested in [...]