WDEA Works News

Personal care careers proven path to job satisfaction

An annual survey looking at the dynamics of Australia’s households and labour market has identified that personal service workers – such as childcare workers, aged care support workers and disability support workers – are among...
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2017 Warrnibald entries now open

Entries for South West Victoria’s most prestigious portraiture arts prize are now open, providing the region’s artists an opportunity to showcase inspiring members of the local community, as well as the importance art plays in...
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WDEA Works trust allocations

A SENSORY playground for kids with autism; furnishing a new supported living facility; a woolly art installation and getting keen basketballers on-court are among 12 new and inspiring projects to benefit from the latest round...
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Communication is the key for WDEA

“Communication is the key… WDEA has been very good at this”. WDEA is honoured to be featured in today’s Mildura Weekly! A particularly fantastic outcome for one of our Work for the Dole clients who...
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WDEA charitable trust accepting applications

We are now accepting applications for the next round of WDEA Charitable Trust Funding. The WDEA Charitable Trust was formed in 2004 with an objective to assist people with disabilities, or those highly disadvantaged by...
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Nestles Rowing Club receives charitable trust grant

Nestles Rowing Club at Warrnambool received a boost with the WDEA Charitable Trust providing funds which will help the club extend its shed and provide indoor rowing facilities for an all-abilities rowing club. The pictures...
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New CEO hopes to continue WDEA success

WDEA’s new CEO Barrie Elvish hopes to continue the disability and general employment agency’s success and growth while maintaining its focus on service delivery. Mr Elvish becomes just the second CEO in the agency’s history,...
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Multicultural youth futsal tournament in Bendigo

Bendigo Community Health Services will host the third annual Multicultural Youth Futsal Tournament in Bendigo on Saturday, September 17. Futsal is a modified version of traditional soccer and embraced around the world. The popularity of...
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Retiring CEO says good people the key

Finding employment for people is one of the last professions that can change a person’s life, according to Mick White. It is one of the reasons he has loved his job at Western District Employment...
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Community garden at Horsham North

A COMMUNITY garden in Horsham North has started construction in a large vacant area behind the Salvation Army. The land, which is roughly three-quarters of an acre, is located behind the Salvation Army emergency accommodation...
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