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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 [...]

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 [...]