Tag: Werribee

Indigenous employment program launches in Werribee

Deadly Yakka participants with Uncle Bill Nicholson at the launch.

MatchWorks launched the successful Deadly Yakka program in Werribee today for Indigenous job seekers in the region. More than 40 people attended the launch held at Galvin Park, with Wurundjeri elder Uncle Bill Nicholson conducting a traditional Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony for guests. The initiative, specifically designed for Indigenous job seekers, focuses on…

MatchWorks Werribee hosts Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea

Group of people in fun dress up clothing posing for photo and smiling

MatchWorks Werribee has assisted the Cancer Council Australia to raise valuable funds for vital research, prevention and support service programs by hosting Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea. More than 50 guests attended the Mad Hatter themed event today at the Werribee MatchWorks office dressed with their best colourful and quirky hats. Guests included Wyndham City Council…

Dedicated and reliable new staff impresses METRODRAIN director

MatchWorks job seekers Ben and Will with METRODRAIN director Heath Peatling in the workplace.

METRODRAIN (formerly SMD Drainage) director Heath Peatling has maintained a relationship with MatchWorks Werribee over the past three years. The company has employed more than 20 MatchWorks job seekers with a disability in that time and currently has 11 employed across full-time positions in drainage and plumbing in North-West Melbourne suburbs. Heath says the partnership has been beneficial for…