Category: Story of Change

Scooter and Bike Muster

Scooter and Bike Muster

The Lighthouse Bike and Scooter Muster! This program is currently at capacity and has a hold on accepting donations of bikes and scooters. This Greater Shepparton Lighthouse Project initiative sees unused bikes and scooters rounded up and given a second life. Donated items are refurbished, repaired and made ready for their next adventure! Donated scooters […]

Lighthouse receives ongoing funding in Victorian State Budget

Lighthouse receives ongoing funding in Victorian State Budget

Greater Shepparton Lighthouse Project has secured $4 million in ongoing funding, announced in the Victorian State budget last week. Board Chair Adam Furphy said, “Lighthouse has become a key partner and collaborator of the Department of Education and Training during the past six years, contributing to the shared strategic outcomes of the Shepparton Education Plan […]

Hubs staff Learn, Share and Connect

Hubs staff Learn, Share and Connect

The community hubs model is an evidence-based, people-focused approach supporting culturally diverse women, preschool children and their families by establishing ‘hubs’ within a primary school community. Early last month Community Hubs Australia held the Learn, Share, Connect Conference in Melbourne, which was attended by Lighthouse Hub Support Coordinator Sarah Pain, Brooke Bowles Hub Leader from […]

Messages for the Elders, a NAIDOC week community project

Messages for the Elders, a NAIDOC week community project

To acknowledge this year’s NAIDOC Week, the Greater Shepparton Lighthouse Project is inviting local schools and community groups to join us for the ‘Messages for the Elders’ community project. We’ve designed a range of postcards so our community can share their thoughts, knowledge and respect for the Elders of Yorta Yorta Country. Participants are encouraged […]

Promoting cultural learning with Brilliant Bookworms

Promoting cultural learning with Brilliant Bookworms

In the leadup to NAIDOC week, Lighthouse staff Amy and Belinda have been delivering our Brilliant Bookworms bookbags to primary schools in our region. The Brilliant Bookworms program promotes literacy, focussing on cultural learning and language. The bookbag champions First Nations culture and includes Isaiah Firebrace’s ‘Come together’, Adam Briggs’ ‘Our home, our heartbeat’ and […]

Expanding Horizons, Industry Links for the future

Expanding Horizons, Industry Links for the future

Industry Links for the future. Lighthouse recently delivered another Industry Links excursion. Thanks to Foott Waste Solutions for hosting Mooroopna Primary School Year 6 students and for allowing them to learn about the vast range of employment and careers in both the organisation and the Greater Shepparton region. Industry Links excursions are designed to provide inspiration […]

Aunties program delivering cultural learning

Aunties program delivering cultural learning

Aunties program delivering cultural learning. Gowrie Street Primary School is fostering the development of culturally strong and confident children through its Aunties program, ensuring that students are connected to their culture and identity.   Led by Yorta Yorta woman Aunty Lisa Lynch-Johnson, the Aunties program provides an invaluable opportunity for First Nations students to come […]

NRL trip for flood impacted residents

NRL trip for flood impacted residents

NRL trip for flood impacted residents Over the King’s Birthday long weekend, a bus-load of excited families travelled to AAMI Park in Melbourne to watch the Storm take on the Cronulla Sharks. The trip was initiated by Melbourne Storm and Greater Shepparton City Council, who generously provided 90 complimentary tickets to Greater Shepparton residents impacted […]

Capeabilities program returns for Term 2

Capeabilities program returns for Term 2

Registration is now open for Term 2! Designed for children aged 8-12, Capeabilities caters to children who love to play sports but need a little extra help to participate. Throughout the program, students have the opportunity to participate in activities such as basketball, soccer, football, tennis, and more. The aim is to get the kids […]

Learning about employment opportunities

Learning about employment opportunities

Learning about employment opportunities Have you ever wondered what would be the combined weight of all the staff and students of a school? Mooroopna North Primary School recently found out during an excursion to Foott Waste Solutions. As part of their tour, Operations Manager Zane Foott gathered the students and teachers on the weighbridge; the […]

Greater Shepparton Lighthouse Project acknowledges and pays respect to the traditional custodians of the Shepparton region on whose lands we are located, the Yorta Yorta peoples and their Elders past, present and emerging. Greater Shepparton Lighthouse Project recognises, respects and supports all community members regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ability, or age.

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