Category: Story of Change

Hundreds of Volunteers to Assist our Work

– GSLP Story of Change – Hundreds of Volunteers to Assist our Work The strength of our community is our social capital and can do approach. Once we connect with the volunteers, they generally remain active for several years.    Goulburn Valley Water started supporting St Georges Road Primary School with a junior reading program. This was extended to include […]

Sexual & Reproductive Health

– GSLP Story of Change – Sexual & Reproductive Health Lighthouse offered a Master’s student studying Public Health the opportunity to use young people at the Haven as a case study for her study to understand the sexual and reproductive health services and education opportunities in Shepparton. The project intended to improve access to quality […]

SEAT = Sit, Eat And Talk

– GSLP Story of Change – SEAT = Sit, Eat And Talk The 2018 SEAT (Sit, Eat & Talk) mentoring initiative regularly connected 20 Grade 6 students at Mooroopna Primary School with 14 volunteers during a lunchtime meal. The participants shared stories and completed activities that prompted them to talk about their job and careers. The […]

Primary Industry Links with the CFA

– GSLP Story of Change – Primary Industry Links with the CFA Exposing young people in secondary schools to career options has expanded to include several primary school initiatives. Grade 6 students at Mooroopna Primary School have learnt about the CFA and Emergency Services. The students learnt about the different jobs within the CFA, the […]

Lighthouse Lounges

– GSLP Story of Change – Lighthouse Lounges Community engagement is a major part of the work of Lighthouse and we aim to deeply engage with our community to achieve long term and sustainable decision-making, processes, outcomes and relationships.  The framework followed by Lighthouse is based on principles that respect the right of all community […]

Lighthouse Evaluation by Clear Horizon

– GSLP Story of Change – Lighthouse Evaluation by Clear Horizon In June 2019 Lighthouse engaged consultancy firm Clear Horizon to conduct an all-encompassing independent evaluation. The independent evaluation is an important component of the Learning, Monitoring and Evaluation processes of Lighthouse. Seeking such external expertise is fundamental to developing rigorous reports and point-in-time checks […]

Gowrie Street Primary School Partnered with Shepparton Central Rotary Club

– GSLP Story of Change – Gowrie Street Primary School Partnered with Shepparton Central Rotary Club The Gowrie St partnership with Shepparton Central Rotary Club is brokered and supported by Lighthouse and has been running for three years and evolving over time. It started with weekly activities over a term offering Grade six students fun […]

Data Sharing Platform

– GSLP Story of Change – Data Sharing Platform The Seer Data platform has brought 1400 datasets together on a community platform now in beta phase for use by Lighthouse and stakeholders. The platform built in partnership with Seer Data & Analytics and funded by Perpetual Trustees is now being adopted by place-based sites throughout […]

Community Movement

– GSLP Story of Change – Community Movement Transforming systems focuses on changing the objectives pursue – doing the right thing and then doing things right.  “In the beginning Lighthouse fought back against well-meaning government and philanthropic bodies who had no skin in the game in Shepparton and could only offer a helicopter view of […]

Community Hubs

– GSLP Story of Change – Community Hubs Community Hubs Australia approached Lighthouse to oversee the work at the three community hubs in Shepparton. This is an ideal partnership because Lighthouse is deeply connected in the community and business sector and can provide easy links to support the outcomes for migrant women and their children. This support improved school […]

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