An inspiring employment partnership between Frankston job seeker
Thomas McGann and Dandenong's Wooranna Park Primary School has
gained national attention.
MatchWorks Bendigo Employment Consultant Sylvia Phan is in the
running for a national award after displaying exemplary dedication
to connecting Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) job
seekers with employment.
FUSO Geelong and local employment services provider MatchWorks
are in the running for a national award after FUSO implemented
world-first technology at its Geelong workshop to help a deaf job
seeker realise his dream of becoming a diesel mechanic.
With the National Disability
Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starting to roll out across
Australia this month, it was an opportunity to celebrate how the
scheme has already changed the lives of thousands of Australians,
such as Harrison.
Karingal has started an exciting new chapter, offering services
and supports for people with a disability in the North East
The expansion, which started July 1, coincides with the rollout
of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in the area.
The Karingal Foundation has combined with Karingal BacLinks in a
new-look department that will continue to link with the community,
fundraise and develop partnerships that benefit Karingal clients
and promote a fully inclusive community.
Karingal Chief Operating Officer Brandon Howard was looking
forward to seeing the development of the new department.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was recognised on June 15 when
Eastern Hub Geelong hosted The Geelong Elder Abuse Forum.
Karingal recognised the contributions of long-serving staff and
volunteers at its annual Service Awards yesterday. Staff and
volunteers were recognised in categories ranaging from 5 years to
Supermarket Trolley Collections owner Bob O'Riley works in a
challenging industry but for more than a decade he has protected
his employees rights to fair work conditions and wages.