On August 27, staff members from CPB Contractors and Rail Projects Victoria, both recent GROW Gippsland Compact Members, participated in Cultural Awareness and Cultural Heritage training provided by Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC). CPB Contractors have been engaged by Rail Projects Victoria to design and construct the new Avon River Bridge as part…

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Young job seekers are being given a helping hand from GROW Gippsland partner, Ladder, after they established a relationship with local Vinnies Victoria stores, offering participants work experience in retail. Learning key aspects of the work place such as processing and pricing goods and customer service, the participants gain not only experience but confidence in…

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Come meet the team delivering the Avon River Bridge upgrade, learn about the project, upcoming construction activities and local opportunities at the industry briefing and pop-up events. The bridge, being delivered as part of Regional Rail Revival’s Gippsland Line Upgrade, is being designed and constructed by CPB Contractors, with construction beginning later this year.

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Knoxbrooke, a social enterprise empowering people with a disability through employment, has begun the process of transitioning Mawarra Centre into their organisation. Mawarra has operated a support service for people with disability out of Warragul since 1959, assisting over 70 clients to connect to the community through social and recreational activities, voluntary work and training…

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GROW Gippsland Stakeholder Engagement Manager, Shalene Wilcock recently caught up with the Latrobe Valley Mine Rehabilitation Commissioner, Rae Mackay, to discuss opportunities to work together. Collaborating to build local knowledge about new opportunities in Gippsland is an important step forward in encouraging the success of the region.

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On August 14th, 25 people from industries spanning education, mining, construction, government, employment, telecommunications, community and professional development, social enterprise, water and waste management met at the Fulham Correctional Centre. The GEO Group Australia, who manage the centre, are a compact member of the GROW Gippsland program and are passionate about the skills they provide…

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A social benefit provider is an organisation that has a social purpose or mission at the core of their operations. GROW Gippsland encourages the act of Social Procurement which occurs when organisations use their buying power to generate social value above and beyond the value of the goods, services, or construction being procured by engaging with…

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On August 7th, 24 staff members from the Wellington Shire Council received Cultural Awareness training from Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) representative, Grattan Mullet. Grattan presented on the history of the Gunaikurnai people in Gippsland, providing a background to his community and a context to the work GLaWAC is involved in in the…

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