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Local news – May + June 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 [...]

August 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Could a robot do your job?

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 [...]

August 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Boys who are unhappy with their bodies are just as vulnerable as girls.

Girls are more likely than boys to suffer body dissatisfaction - but a new study shows the damage to quality of life is the same By Andrew Trounson, University of Melbourne Read full article here  

August 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mission Australia’s Youth Survey 2017

  Are you 15 to 19 years old, living in Australia, and want to have a say about the things that affect you? Here is your chance. Mission Australia's Youth Survey is the largest survey of its kind in Australia and helps government, academics and communities develop policies and programs that recognise the true values [...]

August 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meaningful Inclusion™ Seminars by Noah’s Ark

  The Meaningful Inclusion Seminars, hosted by Noah's Ark, will be hosted in Bairnsdale on August 10, 2017, at Federation Training. The Meaningful Inclusion series includes seminars in one day on the following topics: Including Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (day and evening sessions) This seminar is aimed at supporting teachers and educators to explore [...]

July 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

GELLEN in the local news – May + June

Students get the Patties Foods experience Lakes Entrance Secondary College Victorian of Applied Learning (VCAL) students recently experienced a morning at Patties Foods in Bairnsdale as part of the Occupational Health and Safety Industry Experience program tailored for VCAL students. Organised by Patties Foods and the Gippsland East Local Learning and Employment Network, the morning began [...]

July 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Community Renewable Energy Forum – Thursday, July 20

YOU ARE INVITED to an evening information session about Community Renewable Energy.    Did you know a town the size of Bairnsdale spends over $6.6 million a year on combined household electricity costs? (Estimated on the population and a household electricity spend of $1,200 pa). Come and hear innovative ways to keep some of this [...]

July 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Substance Abuse Forum – Lakes Entrance

  The East Gippsland Our Community, Our Future: Substance Misuse Prevention Forum, as facilitated by the East Gippsland Ice Prevention Working Group and the Australian Drug Foundation, will be held at Bellevue on the Lakes, in Lakes Entrance on Wednesday July 26. All are welcome to participate - we need your help! This forum is [...]

July 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What income equality looks like across Australia

With affordable houses increasingly out of reach, wage growth slow and household debt high, Australians are certainly feeling poor. But how do they compare to their neighbours? New Census data confirms there’s a lot of variability in income. Continue reading...

July 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships

The Australian Government has proposed to introduce new scholarships as part of its policy package to improve access to educational opportunities for regional students. Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships will support 1200 regional and remote students to undertake STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) studies. The scholarships will be for vocational education, undergraduate and postgraduate [...]

July 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments