2011 Media Releases

Stronger Community Partnerships Required to Help Vulnerable Young People
14th December 2011
Youth Partnerships is a new initiative funded by the Victorian Government to design and test new ways for schools and agencies/organisations to work together more collaboratively to support young vulnerable people aged 10-19 years old.

Cuts in VCAL Funding to Impact Local Schools
8th September 2011
The Victorian Government announced in August that it will withdraw VCAL Coordination funding from schools, TAFE and Adult Community Providers from the beginning of 2012.

National Career Development Week
17th May 2011
National Career Development Week (NCDW) campaign (also known as "Aussie Career Week") celebrates its fifth successful year this week. The NCDW campaign is a unique initiative of the Career Industry Council of Australia (CICA), which motivates and supports many hundreds of thousands of Australians each year to get the life they love!

Free Events to Help Understand Mental Health Issues at Work
31st March 2011
More than 3 million people experience depression, anxiety or related alcohol and drug problems each year. Undiagnosed depression in the workplace costs $4.3billion in lost productivity.

The Role of Schools in Tackling Disadvantage
22nd March 2011
Professor Deborah Cobb-Clark is guest speaker at the Northern Mallee Local Learning and Employment Network Annual General Meeting to be held at 5.30pm on Wednesday 23rd March. Her presentation will examine questions such as: