Monthly Archives: August 2017


Inspiring young rural women

August 28th, 2017|

  COUNTRY to Canberra's 2017 leadership competition will give at least 10 young Australian rural women a chance to rub shoulders with politicians and chief executives, participate in leadership and public speaking training, tour parliament and much more. Country to Canberra chief executive Hannah Wandel said the program, now in its fourth year, aimed to [...]

Have a say on country education

August 25th, 2017|

  East Gippslanders with a stake in the education of local students now have a chance be part of a landmark review of education in regional, rural and remote areas. Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester, has encouraged local teachers, parents, students, employers and others with an interest in education to be part of the review [...]

Health Sector Pathways Pilot for Gippsland [video]

August 21st, 2017|

The Health Sector Pathways Pilot for Gippsland, a pre-accredited course, was developed in consultation with the Central Gippsland Health Service to give jobseekers in Sale and Wellington Shire an opportunity to understand which positions that do not require a degree qualification are available in the Health Industry. This program is a collaborative initiative from Gippsland [...]

Local news – May + June 2017

August 18th, 2017|

We scour the local papers so we can share with you what is happening in Gippsland East - there are some fabulous young people achieving and exploring so much! If you recognise any of these names of stories, please feel free to share with your networks - and don't forget to watch out for updates [...]

Could a robot do your job?

August 9th, 2017|

With technology improving drastically and its impact on our life growing greater, artificial intelligence could be about to affect how you work – if it hasn’t already. This week, the AI revolution is a feature area being reported by the ABC – with programs such as The AI Race – exploring how Artificial Intelligence will [...]

Boys who are unhappy with their bodies are just as vulnerable as girls.

August 4th, 2017|

Girls are more likely than boys to suffer body dissatisfaction - but a new study shows the damage to quality of life is the same By Andrew Trounson, University of Melbourne Read full article here  

Mission Australia’s Youth Survey 2017

August 2nd, 2017|

  Are you 15 to 19 years old, living in Australia, and want to have a say about the things that affect you? Here is your chance. Mission Australia's Youth Survey is the largest survey of its kind in Australia and helps government, academics and communities develop policies and programs that recognise the true values [...]