Name: Ramahyuck District Aboriginal Corporation. Where is your place of business? The Wellington, Latrobe and Baw Baw Shires. Tell us about your business: A leading provider of primary health care and family support services to the local community, including the Aboriginal community. Why did you choose to be a part of GROW Gippsland? A fantastic…

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Thirty local contractors and suppliers were used during the Boisdale Recreation Reserve upgrade, helping to increase sports participation rates within the community, including among female football and netball players of the Boisdale-Briagolong Football Netball Club. The works encompassed demolition and replacement of the existing change-rooms with new home and umpire change rooms, an upgrade to…

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Todd Ferguson, Project Manager from GROW Gippsland Compact Member CPB Contractors, recently presented at the Kick Start Your Career in Construction graduation at the Heyfield Community Resource Centre. The 6-week pre-employment program provided participants with entry-level skills for working in construction, employment preparation, language and literacy skills and a White Card. The Latrobe Valley Authority, Gippsland…

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GROW team members Cameron Spence (Program Manager), Peter Mogridge (Infrastructure Procurement Lead), Shalene Wilcock (Stakeholder Engagement Manager), and Jeanie Hall (Latrobe Valley Authority; Manager Small Business, Economic Development and Investment) recently attended a Rheinmetall briefing hosted by Latrobe City Council and supported by Industry Capability Network (ICN). Rheinmetall currently employ 320 staff in Australia, and…

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On December 2nd, GROW Gippsland facilitated a briefing event for the two shortlisted contractors bidding for the half a billion-dollar Gippsland Line Upgrade project. Representatives from the VicConnect Consortium; comprising UGL Limited, Decmil and Arup, and the CJWS Consortium; comprising CPB Contractors, John Holland, WSP and SMEC gathered at Latrobe Valley Enterprises in Morwell to…

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Name: Marathon Electrical PTY LTD Where is your place of business? 8 Dawson St., Sale Tell us about your business: Operating locally for 32 years, Marathon Electrical are electrical contractors diversifying into solar, air-conditioning and data, becoming a multifaceted organisation. Why did you choose to be a part of GROW Gippsland? We are at a…

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GROW Gippsland held our second Employer Working Group on December 4 to seven attendees from health, government, telecommunications, trades and labour, water, facility services and disability support at the Latrobe Valley Authority. Attendees heard from guest speakers Emma and Tess from Australian Network on Disability about workplace adjustments that can be made for a person…

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Harriet Shing MP, Karen Cain from the Latrobe Valley Authority and Cameron and Makayla from GROW Gippsland recently met with Prue Hill and 3 of her fantastic trainees at Gippsland Physiotherapy Group. The group had an honest and heart-warming chat about employment for young people in the Gippsland region; the barriers that may be faced…

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GROW Gippsland recently provided ‘Social Procurement for Suppliers’ training at The Goods Shed in Warragul to guests from health, mining, local government, education, training, infrastructure and local business. Presentations from Colin Young from Industry Capability Network, Emma Hammond from Health Purchasing Victoria, Nina Axaris from West Gippsland Healthcare Group and Wayne Crowley from TAFE Gippsland added to the…

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