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Victorian Protecting Children awards

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 [...]

April 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Youth Week COLOURFEST – April 21

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 [...]

April 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Explore your new career in the disability sector

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 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


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 [...]

April 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s OK at Home?

The What’s OK at Home (WOAH) website is a one-of-a-kind online platform with exercises, stories and information supporting children and young people aged 10–17 to recognise family violence. It's practical guidance to support their safety, health and emotional well-being from an organisation called Domestic Violence Resource Centre (DVRCV) and we make websites, videos, apps, brochures, posters [...]

March 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join the YACVic Rural Activators Program!

Are you 18 - 25 and live, work or study in rural or regional Victoria? Are you passionate about an issue in your community? Do you have a great idea for an advocacy project, or are you working on one you want to ramp up? Then you should be a part of the very first [...]

March 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stan Grant: The Indigenous truth we don’t hear — we can close the gap

Matter of Fact host Stan Grant put together an analysis for the ABC, exploring the closing gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. "Here is a little truth we haven't heard much about this week: We know how to close the gap. Hundreds of thousands of Indigenous people are living successful, healthy, stimulating lives. I am one [...]

March 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Building resilience in children

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.

March 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tech Savvy Teaching of Critical Thinking

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 [...]

March 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The BrainSTEM Innovation Challenge

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 [...]

March 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments