GROW Gippsland held an Aboriginal Business Networking event to 21 attendees in Sale on March 29th, combining the expertise of Kinaway Chamber of Commerce, Industry Capability Network and Gippsland Business Connect as platforms for connection and collaboration. Aboriginal business owners and representatives from government, health, education, energy, technology, construction and mining, also heard from GROW…

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Three GROW Gippsland Compact Signatories; Latrobe Valley Authority, Ladder and Latrobe City Council provided Lesley with a traineeship over the past 12 months, resulting in her gaining employment. This initiative provides workplace experience and helps young people achieve their job goals. GROW Gippsland encourages the employment of Gippsland community members from key demographics, including young…

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On April 17th GROW Gippsland and Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) provided Cultural Awareness and Cultural Safety & Inclusion training in Kalimna West to 15 attendees. The day began with a traditional smoking ceremony, welcoming guests to the land on which they were to learn the history of the Gunaikurnai people. Presented by…

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This online platform boasts 800 business profiles and 1,500 users across the Gippsland region, sharing expert knowledge, key events and procurement opportunities. Discover the network endeavouring to boost the local economy through strong relationships and promotion of the fantastic businesses in Gippsland.

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Join GROW Gippsland’s Cultural Safety and Inclusion training next week at Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation. This workshop will offer tips on how to create a culturally safe organisation and will focus on strategies to ensure engagement, employment and retention of Aboriginal employees. Register herehttps://bit.ly/2D5RYA3

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Employing inclusively brings benefits not only to the individual being employed, such as new found confidence but also to the organisation through understanding barriers to employment for Gippsland residents and learning the necessity of being culturally aware. Hear from Jayda Green, a participant in the Aboriginal traineeship program at Central Gippsland Health and Sue Askew,…

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What is your place of business? We have 12 practices across Gippsland and another 10 across Melbourne known as PhysioChoice as well as PilatesChoice outlets across Gippsland. Tell us about your business: Providing physiotherapy services to Gippsland for 25 years, including physiotherapy, corporate health and clinical pilates. Why did you choose to be a part…

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The GROW Gippsland team provided Social Procurement training in Bairnsdale and Warragul to local procurement officers, project managers and proprietors over two days, March 26th and 27th. The days focused on what drives an organisation to adopt social procurement actions, aligning social procurement with inclusive employment and local spend and case study examples to provide…

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