On July 30, Industry Capability Network provided a briefing event for local suppliers and businesses to hear from, and talk to, Castlerock Property, the company delivering the Latrobe GovHub project. Over 100 people attended the event, highlighting the great local interest in the project. Representatives from the ICN discussed the gateway, a network connecting local…

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The Gippsland Regional Agrifood Employment Program, implemented by GROW Gippsland partner Food & Fibre Gippsland, has placed 130 people in agribusiness-related employment, with 88 achieving steady employment. Both employers and potential employees are supported through this program, with assistance in work-force capability planning and building for employers and placements, training and mentoring for employees. The…

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Name: Christine Boucher. Where is your place of business? Paynesville, East Gippsland. Tell us about your business: I have worked in the healthcare industry for more than 20 years. Transitioning from Intensive Care Nurse to entrepreneur, speaker, and corporate health and performance coach to businesses in 2013. My purpose is transforming organisations to work productively…

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Name: Mirboo North- TheirCare. Where is your place of business? Mirboo North Primary School. Tell us about your business: We provide after school care for the local community of Mirboo North. Why did you choose to be a part of GROW Gippsland? To become aware of other local businesses within Gippsland as well as business…

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This year’s theme for National NAIDOC Week speaks of the importance for all voices to be heard. For truth to be told and accepted and for everyone to move into the future united. A significant step in ensuring all Australians feel a part of their community and country is through being understood and accepted in their work…

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A recent partnership between Compact Member TAFE Gippsland and Sea Electric will see employment of people interested in the electric vehicle industry receive training developed and delivered through the collaboration. The courses will focus on skills specific to the manufacturing of electric vehicles and will include; engineering, vehicle maintenance, manufacturing and auto-electrical. SEA Electric, with the assistance of the Latrobe…

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Wednesday night saw 80 employers, disability support providers and industry representatives gather at the Warragul Country Club for the ‘A Job for Everyone’ networking dinner. The event sought to highlight the impact having a job makes on someones life by breaking down perceptions, changing attitudes of low expectations and filling people with passion through real-life examples. Guest…

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GROW Gippsland Compact Member Bairnsdale Regional Health Service(BRHS), recently held a ‘Work Inspiration’ day, organised by The Smith Family, to help students from Bairnsdale Secondary College learn about the world of work and to explore their career options. The students heard from Allied Health Assistant Amber Buller, who urged students ‘to seek out, and take advantage…

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CPB Contractors have been awarded the contract to design and build the new Avon River bridge in Stratford. The contractors will work closely with GROW Gippsland and the local community, to identify opportunities for local employment and procurement, intended to maximise the Gippsland economy. With construction set to begin later this year, the Avon River bridge…

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