Victoria's high unemployment rate is being tackled head-on by
local employment service provider MatchWorks through an innovative
initiative called Destination Work,which has been rolling out
across the state since June this year. This ground-breaking
program aims to assist long-term unemployed and over 45 year old
job seekers from Cranbourne and Sunshine back into work through
support to overcome individual barriers.
On Friday 14 November young Karingal participants will have an
action-packed day abseiling and bushwalking at the You Yangs
Regional Park alongside volunteers from Geelong-based health
insurance provider GMHBA during a Karingal BacLinks (Business and
Community Links) facilitated event.
Fashion, styling, shopping and champagne
- a feel-good night was had by all at Project Pamper, which
welcomed women who had been touched by cancer.
Pictured: Guests received
complimentary champagne on arrival and showbags thanks to event
sponsors and Target
A dam at the Narana Aboriginal Cultural
Centre was re-generated thanks to GMHBA employee volunteers and
On Wednesday 15 October experts in mental health and resilience
will address 100 representatives from Geelong businesses at the
annual Karingal BacLinks (Business and Community Links) Big Boys
Don't Cry: But They Should Men's Mental Health Forum.
On Wednesday 15 October volunteers
from Geelong-based health insurance provider GMHBA will spend the
morning helping students from Geelong East Primary School paint a
large mural in their school grounds to promote community
inclusiveness and mental health and wellbeing during a Karingal
BacLinks (Business and Community Links) facilitated
Karingal's commitment to providing an inclusive community has
been re-enforced through the introduction of the Karingal
Disability Action Plan
2013 - 2017.
Pictured: CEO Daryl Starkey, Capacity Development manager for
the Office of the Disability Commissioner Anthony Kolmus, Karingal
Disability Action Plan project officer Jacqui McKim and Karingal
Chair Rod Payne at the Disability Action Plan launch.
More than 650 people turned out to Deakin University's Costa
Hall on June 25 to see world renowned artists Eddi Reader and Tim
McCallum in concert to officially launch the Karingal Foundation's
Eastern Geelong Community Centre Appeal.
Pictured: Eddi Reader performs at the concert
The National Disability Insurance Agency is paying service
providers higher prices for some supports from July 1, however
there are concerns that the full cost of service delivery will not