Building resilience in children

March 15th, 2018|

Beyond Blue has published an information guide for what parents and other significant adults can do to support children’s resilience in the home environment: Read full article here.

Tech Savvy Teaching of Critical Thinking

March 8th, 2018|

Recently, there’s been a focus on the increasing importance of critical thinking skills for future employment. Dr Martin Davies, University of Melbourne, considers the Foundation for Young Australians 2015 report, The New Basics, that claims that demand for critical thinking skills in new graduates has risen 158 per cent in three years. This data was drawn from [...]

The BrainSTEM Innovation Challenge

March 1st, 2018|

Two teams from Wellington Shire schools are participating in the BrainSTEM Innovation Challenge - Gippsland Grammar and Yarram Secondary College. The BrainSTEM Innovation Challenge offers students the opportunity to work in a research environment and participate in the journey of scientific discovery side by side with a female medical researcher working at either The Florey [...]

The Impact of Social Enterprise on Community – with Adam Mostogl

February 22nd, 2018|

Join us for FREE presentations in both East Gippsland and Wellington - with the returning Adam Mostogl! Adam Mostogl [2017 Australia’s Top 30 Under 30 Entrepreneurs & 2015 Tasmanian Young Australian of the Year] founder of Illuminate Education & entrepreneur extraordinaire will be giving a presentation on his experience in attending the Changemakers Leadership program, which looked at the [...]

Calling Victoria’s Future Parliamentarians

February 15th, 2018|

Young people across the state will be able to debate the important issues and experience what it’s like to lead parliamentary process by applying to participate in the 2018 Victorian Youth Parliament. The Andrews Labor Government is investing more than $100,000 to support this year’s Victorian Youth Parliament program, which encourages young people to participate, [...]

STEP UP Youth Summit – February 22 – Port of Sale

February 9th, 2018|

It’s all go for the Step Up Youth Summit being held on Thursday February 22!  The Youth Summit in Wellington Shire will be held from 9.30am - 2.30pm at the Port of Sale - and it's going to be an energetic, inspiring, productive and fun day for all who attend, full of conversations lead by [...]

Engaging young early school leavers in vocational training

February 1st, 2018|

The VET sector has a critical role to play in improving youth unemployment, especially for young early school leavers. New research shows the sector must work together to demystify VET pathways and better inform and support this vulnerable group if it wants to engage them in training. "With almost one-third of young people unemployed or [...]

Australia Day Awards – Congratulations!

January 26th, 2018|

East Gippsland Shire Council has announced the winners of its shire-wide Australia Day awards at a civic ceremony held in Lakes Entrance yesterday. The 2018 Citizen of the Year is Gerry Ciavarella of Eagle Point. Joint Young Citizen of the Year is Aislin Jones of Lakes Entrance and Jack Peterson of Bairnsdale. The Mallacoota Winter [...]

Applications OPEN for the 2018 Youth Ambassadors Program

December 6th, 2017|

Applications are now open for the 2018 Youth Ambassadors Program. Apply online now. Applications Close 21st December 2017.   Want to know more about the Youth Ambassadors? Visit their website via the East Gippsland Shire Council, or visit their Facebook page for up-to-date news. Or - watch this great clip!  

Youth Trainee position in Wellington.

December 6th, 2017|

This is a fantastic opportunity for a young person living in [or near to] Sale who is looking for a way to kick start their career in the Social Services industry. Full details can be found here, and submissions close Sunday December 10 at midnight.07