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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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. [...]

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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.

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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 [...]

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Lakes Entrance Career Day

April 26th, 2018|

Year 10 students from the Lakes Entrance Secondary College participated in a Careers Day last month, facilitated by Lakes Entrance Schools & Community Hub and the Gippsland East Local Learning and Employment Network (GELLEN). Seven local organisations opened their doors for groups of students to tour their facilities and gain a knowledge of the type of [...]

Victorian Protecting Children awards

April 18th, 2018|

The Victorian Department of Department of Health & Human Safety Victorian Protecting Children Awards are open for nominations now! These awards are for all Victorian child protection workers, foster or kinship carers eligible - some of the categories for nomination this year include the carer award, the education initiative award and the minister's award for [...]

Youth Week COLOURFEST – April 21

April 13th, 2018|

Victorian Youth Week is all about celebrating YOUTH... COLOUR FEST is a FREE event for East Gippsland Youth aged 12-25. This massive event will feature: - Live bands and DJ's - YMCA Skate, Skoot and BMX Comp - Food Vans - Stalls and games - A Virtual Reality Bus .....and much much more This event [...]

Explore your new career in the disability sector

April 9th, 2018|

With the disability sector changing significantly, this could be your chance to join an industry that offers flexible, diverse and satisfying work. These upcoming courses, on offer from local training, learning and community organisations will give you a taste of the work opportunities on offer. PRE-ACCREDITED TRAINING — KICK START YOUR CAREER IN THE DISABILITY [...]


April 5th, 2018|

The #GippslandDigital course is coming to Bairnsdale! Be part of the digital market place and put it all together. The short course will provide some great information and tools for businesses to promote themselves, and use some the latest technology and tools including Virtual Reality, 360 cameras and video making. This course runs from Monday [...]