Formed in 1978, the Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Cooperatives (GEGAC) objective was to improve and support the health of the Aboriginal community in East Gippsland and surrounds. Over almost 50 years since it’s opening, the organisation has expanded, now employing over 160 people across the areas of health, education, culture and social services. The…

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AFL players believe that every young person should have an opportunity to succeed. And that’s exactly what their official charity, Ladder, exists to do. Through mentoring and chances to expand their life and work experiences, the Ladder program supports young people to build a fulfilling life.   Ladder operates in the Latrobe Valley through the…

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A $8.5 million redevelopment project at Cameron Sporting Complex in Maffra is determining 95% local spend. The project, supported by Compact Members, Latrobe Valley Authority and Wellington Shire Council, along with Maffra Amateur Basketball Association and Maffra Gymnastics Club, includes the redevelopment of the existing gymnastics area, construction of two new multi-purpose courts and refurbishment…

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Compact Members Latrobe Valley Enterprises have been chosen to provide high visibility signage and reflective road signs for the North Western Program Alliances Level Crossing Removal Project in Reservoir. Original post: https://bit.ly/2OMVoyp GROW Gippsland encourages the act of Social Procurement which occurs when organisations use their buying power to generate social value above and beyond…

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Latrobe Valley Authority recently launched the Business Support Service, a free, confidential and flexible support service for people who either have a business or are thinking of starting one. The pilot service is highly tailored to your business, as the team work alongside you to achieve your business goals, and provide the information that is…

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GROW Gippsland recently sat in on a ‘delivery’ themed workshop of the Broadening Horizons program hosted at Traralgon College. The workshop was attended by school and industry partner representatives, some of which are GROW Gippsland Compact Members, as they discussed their progress and experiences of the program so far. The workshop included an activity where…

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The Broadening Horizons program aims to ignite the passion and engagement of young people in Gippsland by providing a stronger link between the world of work and the curriculum, connecting students with industry experts and providing hands on experience to solve ‘real-world problems’. Supported by the Latrobe Valley Authority, the learning model provides students with…

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Name: Guy Dawson – Payless Promotions. Where is your place of business? Our Head Office is in Sale and we have a second office in Traralgon. Tell us about your business: We develop uniform and merchandise solutions for organisations with the objective to strengthen their brand consistency and the value of their organisation. Why did…

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GROW Gippsland recently held our first Employer Working Group at the Latrobe Valley Authority with guests from the water, mining, energy, community, government, disability and health sectors discussing the commitment of inclusive employment. The group discussed the journey of implementing inclusive employment practices into a workplace, sharing stories and tips for this process before hearing from Michael…

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Compact Member AGL Energy Loy Yang recently held a tour for Year 10 students from Traralgon Secondary College and Lowanna College. The visit, organised through a partnership with the STEM Sisters Project, hopes to increase female participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields. AGL Loy Yang have many ambassadors within the organisation, and they sat down…

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