Monthly Archives: May 2018


Local winners at the Victorian Young Achiever Awards

May 31st, 2018|

Two East Gippslanders were recognised for their achievements at the 2018 Victorian Young Achiever Awards on Friday, May 18. Swifts Creek's Sarah O'Brien was nominated for the Victoria Regional and Rural Health Award, while Lara Bolger, of Bairnsdale, was nominated for the Arts and Fashion Award. Sarah is currently completing a double degree in nursing [...]

Free TAFE for priority courses, 2019

May 25th, 2018|

The Government will make training at TAFE free for 30 priority courses, commencing 1 January 2019. Eligible students will pay no course tuition fees for the duration of selected courses. Nominated apprenticeship pathway courses in Government priority areas will also be free, to encourage higher participation and opportunities for students to consider undertaking apprenticeships. This initiative will reduce a [...]

Student Voice Workshops for Secondary Students | Bairnsdale | May 25

May 21st, 2018|

The Victorian Student Representative Council (VicSRC) is coming to East Gippsland SOON! Not only are Student Voice Workshops for Secondary Students being held on Friday 25 May, but this year VicSRC has also launched Primary Student Voice Workshops, primary specific workshops – your local workshop being held on Thursday 24 May! VicSRC would love to [...]

Rainbow Ball | Bairnsdale | May 25

May 17th, 2018|

East Gippsland's first inclusive formal for LGBTIQ+ young people aged 12 - 25 and their allies. Featuring: DJ Hongding & Riley Walsh Two course dinner & lollybar. Friday May 25 6.30-10.30pm Bairnsdale Sporting and Convention Centre Tickets $10 - email to reserve your seat and let us know if you have any dietary requirements. [...]

Crunching the Number

May 11th, 2018|

New Mitchell Institute report (Pilcher & Torii) on the use and usefulness of the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) now released. Read the full report here.

State of Victoria’s Children Report 2016: Why Place Matters

May 3rd, 2018|

State of Victoria’s Children Report 2016: Why Place Matters has been released. This year the report provides insights into where Victorian children and young people grow up - and how this place impacts outcomes in terms of their economic environment, early development and education, health and well-being and safety. The 2016 report demonstrates that, on [...]