It was nearly two years ago that 32 year old Heidi Alyari found
herself at a crossroads in her life. Heidi had been hit by a
car crossing the road and suffered severe lower leg injuries.
Doctors were able to save her left foot which at one stage looked
like it may be amputated and she spent the next three months in
hospital and in rehabilitation.
Local employment service provider MatchWorks will launch its
successful Deadly Yakka
program in St Albans this Monday 20 March for close to 10
Indigenous job seekers from Sunshine, St Albans and Footscray.
The innovative new Indigenous job preparation and training
initiative, Yarn n Yakka, will soon launch following a funding
grant allocation to local job search provider MatchWorks from
Queensland's Department of Education, Training and Employment.
Melbourne City FC will launch an exciting new community
initiative, City Sisters,in conjunction with local job service
provider MatchWorks at the Club's new headquarters, City Football
Academy, Melbourne, on Thursday 12 March.
Five high achievers have been honoured at
the inaugural Geelong Awards for People with a Disability 2015,
which celebrated the invaluable contributions of people with a
On Friday January 23, in a display of
community spirit at its best, 26 golfers pushed themselves to the
limit by playing at least 100 holes of golf in one day without
carts to raise money for Karingal in the Karingal Hundred Hole Hike
(HHH) at 13th Beach Golf Links.
HHH players Matt Olsson and Greg
It is with some sadness I announce that I
will be resigning as CEO of Karingal later this year.
The construction of the Eastern Geelong
Community Centre has been delayed by about three months, with the
exciting redevelopment expected to be completed early next
About 30 young women from disadvantaged
backgrounds are better prepared to enter the workforce thanks to
Journey to Work.
Pictured: Participant Ashley with
Sarah and Daria from Coulter Roache Lawyers