WDEA Works News

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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2016 Warrnibald Entries Open

The region’s most popular portrait prize is back for another year, with registrations now open for the Warrnibald Portrait Competition, sponsored by the Western District Employment Access (WDEA) Artlink program. Drawing inspiration from the renowned...
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Natimuk Showground extension celebrated

Natimuk Agricultural and Pastoral Society members have celebrated the opening of a new, multi-purpose community building at Natimuk Showground. Society secretary Judith Bysouth said the whole community would benefit from the $280,200 project. “The showground...
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Have you visited the Big Green Shed?

The recycle centre at the Hamilton landfill, Previously operated by Council, is under new management. Thanks to a partnership between Council, Nigretta and Western District Employment Access (WDEA), the recycle shop will now be operated...
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Formal recognition from building industry

Chris Egan’s dream was to work in the building industry and his dedication has now been recognised. Chris was awarded a Certificate of Merit at the recent Master Builders Association of Victoria Awards Night. Chris’...
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Tamie Fraser among guests for 40th anniversary

A VIBRANT Tamie Fraser was among many former and current supporters and workers of Nigretta Furniture who returned to mark the 40th anniversary of the workshop on Saturday. Mrs Fraser, now 79, was making a...
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