Try A Trade 2018 – again a huge success

The Try A Trade Expo in May, was a huge success thanks to our strong working relationship with Maribyrnong Youth Services. 383 students from 18 local secondary schools engaged in hands-on learning activities relating to the world of trades. We showcased 19 trades ranging from bricklaying to hair and beauty, to cater for all students’ interests. Every year we improve Try A Trade to make it even more relevant and...

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A podcast – all about internships

Our team member, Anna Lemcke, features on a podcast ‘Starting Somewhere’ by Melbourne Uni, that explores the opportunities, laws and dark sides about internships. Anna speaks in the episodes ‘Exploitation and Compensation’ and ‘Turning An Internship Into A Job – the guide’ about how people, who are considered marginalised, are...

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Board announcement – New CEO appointed

Greetings all associates of the MMVLLEN, On behalf of the MMVLLEN Chair, Peter Harrison, I am pleased to announce the appointment of our incoming Executive Officer, Boyd Maplestone. Boyd’s appointment follows the resignation of our current Executive Officer Veronica Snook. Boyd comes to us with a rich background in community...

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Engage! funding

We are very thrilled to announce that we are Engage! funding recipients from 2018 to 2020. Engage! is part of the Victorian Government’s vision that every young person should have the opportunities and support they need to reach their full potential, including those who face disadvantage. The grant is supporting...

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All Our RTO awareness Video Clips are NOW ONLINE

Before you commit to studying know the facts… Here at MMVLLEN, we are very excited to officially launch a series of YouTube clips on HOW TO CHOOSE A TRAINING PROVIDER (RTO). Many young people in Australia are taking up training to improve their chances of getting employment or transitioning into further studies....

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