Monthly Archives: September 2017

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Students get a taste for civil construction

September 26th, 2017|

Civil construction taster program information ses-sions were held earlier this month for local secondary students to explore career opportunities in the industry. These sessions were facilitated by Gippsland East Local Learning and Employment Network (GELLEN), in conjunction with local secondary schools and industry professionals including Colin Johnson (civil construction trainer at Federation Training), Faye Doherty [...]

Local news – August 2017

September 22nd, 2017|

Education targets the topic Education and state targets were the hot topics at a recent forum on learning in Gippsland. New school targets have been developed to focus efforts on -factors that allow students to develop and achieve their best. The targets come under the banners of learning for life', 'happy, healthy, and resilient kids', [...]

LGBTI Roadshow

September 15th, 2017|

The LGBTI Equality Roadshow team are coming back to Bairnsdale for another follow-up session and community dinner! This is an awesome chance to meet other people who identify as LGBTIQ+ and their allies! Join Ro Allen - Victorian Government's first Gender and Sexuality Commissioner - and the LGBTI Equality Roadshow team on Friday, the 22nd [...]

SAVE THE DATE – Preparing for Transition to the NDIS

September 8th, 2017|

Are you ready for the Transition to the NDIS? Two two-hour information sessions aimed at assisting people with disability and their families to start to preparing for transition to the NDIS  [National Disability Insurance Scheme] will be held in the East Gippsland region this month. Orbost - September 20 [evening] Bairnsdale - September 21 [morning] [...]

Women Deliver Young Leaders Program – applications open

September 5th, 2017|

The Women Deliver Young Leaders Program is now recruiting its next class of Young Leaders. Started in 2010, the Young Leaders Program provides youth advocates with the training and resources necessary to extend their influence and actively shape the programs and policies that affect their lives. Currently comprised of 400 youth advocates from more than [...]

Local News – July 2017

September 1st, 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 [...]