Teach your staff how to stay safe during the COVID-19 period GROW Gippsland disability employment partner, National Disability Services have shared these suggestions for ensuring your staff know how to stay safe at work/ working from home during the COVID-19 period: Coronavirus Action Planning This suggested checklist is a guide to inform your planning to get ready.…

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Have your say on skill development in education A major review commissioned by the Andrews Labor Government has released an issues paper into Victoria’s post-secondary education and training system and is calling for feedback from students, providers, industry and community groups. The Skills for Victoria’s Growing Economy review, led by former Federal Minister Jenny Macklin, is focused…

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Support for disabled staff during the COVID-19 virus period GROW Gippsland employment partner Australian Network on Disability, (Connect 50 program) have provided the following advice for organisations during the COVID-19 virus period, for supporting staff with disabilities (keeping in mind that they can be invisible, but become more apparent during times of stress): It is vital that…

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Gippsland businesses – Are you recruiting? If you are a Gippsland business, and you are currently recruiting (even on a short term basis, or looking to employ casual staff), Jobs Victoria, would like to hear from you. Jobs Victoria are working hard to marry up current opportunities with job seekers. Contact Colin Nicholson, Jobs Victoria, Senior…

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Statement from GROW Gippsland regarding the COVID-19 virus GROW Gippsland is closely monitoring government guidelines in regards to the outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), in order to best advise our ongoing activities. Our main priority is the safety of our team and those around us. Essentially, it will be business as usual, but…

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Gippsland businesses – Increase your visibility to buyers with support from GROW With new challenges faced by businesses in Gippsland due to the COVID-19 virus, it has never been more important to be visible to buyers. In addition, new opportunities are opening up to Gippsland businesses through publicly and privately funded major infrastructure projects, and…

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Startup Gippsland, open for applications in 2020 Startup Gippsland is very excited to announce that the Startup Gippsland Program… is open for Applications!!! Startup Gippsland has formally opened applications for its 2020 Incubator program on Monday 24th of February. Startup Gippsland is back, bigger and better in 2020 with there being 3 different programs to support entrepreneurs:…

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Indigenous Languages and Arts program The Indigenous Languages and Arts (ILA) program supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to express, preserve and maintain their cultures through languages and arts activities around Australia. Funding application period:  February 24, 2020 09:00 AEDT to April 06, 2020 23:30 AEST To apply for funding through the Indigenous Languages and Arts program,…

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New funding opportunities for recycling Complimenting the Victorian State Government’s new state-wide four-bin system for Victorian households, funding has been released to support the recycling sector in Victoria. Aimed at reducing household, commercial and industrial waste, these measures are part of a 10-year Recycling Victoria plan and supported by the $56 million Recycling Victoria Infrastructure Fund. The…

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Free ONLINE digital workshops in regional Victoria The Victorian Government in partnership with Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) are delivering online workshops in regional and rural Victoria to provide your small businesses with practical actions and tips on how to make the most of the digital economy and reduce your cyber-security risks. Attend…

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