Mornington disability advocate takes out major award

Friday, 9 March, 2018

Mornington’s Jenna Bailey won the annual Achiever Award at the 2017 genU AGM. The passionate disability advocate works for the Mornington Peninsula Shire as a Peer Support and Advocacy Officer.

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Job seekers learn valuable skills through Cats Match

Thursday, 1 March, 2018

MatchWorks and Geelong Cats will again collaborate to deliver a 10-week employment program for young job seekers in the Geelong region. The Cats Match program launches for a second time at the Deakin Cats Community Centre this week, with 25 job seekers signed up and ready to improve their physical and mental health and wellbeing,

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Barwon Water leads the way with mental health

Thursday, 1 March, 2018

Kelly Dubberley, a Health, Safety and Wellbeing Adviser with Barwon Water, knows all too well the value of addressing mental health. He is part of a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) team at the Geelong-based organisation, after completing genU Training’s two-day MHFA course. The team provides an avenue for fellow staff to start a conversation

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Geelong Awards for People with a Disability 2018 Winners

Awards recognise inspirational locals

Tuesday, 6 February, 2018

Four outstanding local achievers were celebrated for their contributions to the community at the ceremony for the Geelong Awards for People with a Disability on Monday February 5 at the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre. This year’s honours went to Chris Hall for Achievement, Dr Melanie Thomson for Leadership, Kirrily Hayward for Advocacy, and Linda

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Josh Fisher jogs between his 160 holes

Golfers raise $30,000 for brain injury support

Tuesday, 16 January, 2018

The 2018 Hundred Hole Hike finished as it began – in near darkness, as our tireless golfers teed off yet again in their quests to break personal records all in the name of charity. Eleven ‘hikers’ took to the challenging links at The Sands, Torquay as they navigated the undulating greens and unforgiving sand bunkers

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