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News - 20 March, 2019

Regional Training For Volunteer Managers

Eastern Volunteers are providing a four-tiered training program for Volunteer Managers and Coordinators from induction training for new managers to highly specialised training for experienced managers. Whether you’re a large community or health organisation or a sports club, if you have someone managing your volunteers, this training is for you. Tier 1: Volunteer Manager Induction […]

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News - 05 March, 2019

International Women’s Day Project

If we want to achieve a world with gender equality, representation matters, and we believe that sharing images that feature strong, smart, independent, and diverse women is a step in the right direction. From 4 to 7 March, Unsplash will be curating a collection of photos of empowered women that break stereotypes. We are inviting […]

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Breaking the Ice - 28 February, 2019

Breaking The Ice With… Mandy Mercuri

What is rocking your work world today? There are some big changes happening at the Regional Family Violence Partnership (RFVP) and I am really excited to be working with our stakeholders to strengthen our regional integration work (watch this space!). Also, today I heard Christine Nixon share her story – that rocked me. She was […]

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What’s Happening Locally in March

Maroondah City Council Croydon Multicultural Festival 16 – 17 March This is a fabulous FREE event which takes place in Croydon Main Street. Based on the success of the first festival last year we are closing down the street to make it even bigger and brighter. Big Band by the Lake 17 March Bring a […]

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News - 27 February, 2019

International Women’s Day

#BalanceforBetter is the theme of International Women’s Day 2019 and is a a call-to-action for driving gender equality around the world.  If you want to celebrate the significance of this day and still make a difference, check out some events taking place in the CBD and the Outer East. This Girl Can – Victoria (Year 2 […]

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News - 05 February, 2019

Breaking the Ice With… Deborah Cocks

What’s rocking your world? My impending home renovation and new kitchen! I am in awe of interior designers and builders. What are you most excited about in your job this year? I am most excited about the fact that Communities that Care Knox is resourced and supported by its members to enter into a second […]

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This Month 10 Years Ago

Where were you in February 2009 and what were you doing?  For many of us in Victoria it was a significant year where many of us were affected first-hand by the Black Saturday bushfires.  Here are some of the weird, wonderful and tragic events that took place in this moment in time: 1 February – […]

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What’s Happening Locally in February?

In the Outer East there are a variety of major event that take place throughout the year.  Check out the major events or festivals that are going on locally in February: Yarra Ranges Council Black Saturday Remembrance Cruise Black Saturday Remembrance Cruise is a remembrance event to reflect and come together. This event will be […]

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News - 18 December, 2018

Top 10 present ideas for the hard to buy for

Keep Cup or get really fancy with a Frank Green cup (with an inbuilt paywave chip – wowser!) Happy Socks – who doesn’t love a bright coloured sock these days! Waterproof bluetooth speaker – because lets face it, everyone sounds good in the shower. Key finder bluetooth tracker – there are a few on the […]

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