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PageTurners App – almost complete

Our PageTurners app project is now almost complete! Last week PRACE staff attended the final review of this digital app, a project developed in collaboration with La Trobe University’s computer science faculty. Over the past year, 25 computer science students have worked together …

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Lesson in Water Safety

Life Saving Victoria‘s Multicultural Beach Education team dropped by PRACE last week to talk to our English language students about water safety. During this energetic session, Lifesaver Michael gave our students a hands on demonstration of a water rescue and …

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Bring Out Your Cables

Throughout November we’ll be collecting cables at PRACE as part of the Bring Out Your Cables! campaign. TV cables, computer cables, extension cables, phone cables, whether they work or not, can be donated! All proceeds will go directly to a great cause. …

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Walking from Vienna to Milan

Walktober 2019 is now over for another year at PRACE and what a month it has been! During this ambitious month-long campaign, our community of students, volunteers and staff successfully accomplished our goal of completing our own version of the …

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NENHN Awards – 24 October

We were delighted to be announced as finalists in the innovative community development category at the North East Neighbourhood House Network Awards on the 24th of October. This nomination recognises the contribution that our staff, students, volunteers and guest speakers make in …

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Launch of Cancer Council Victoria Resource Hub – 17 October

Congratulations to our staff member, Anna Morgan, on her excellent contribution to the Cancer Council Victoria panel discussion which was part of the launch of the CCV Resource Hub developed to service priority communities: Aboriginal, CALD, LGBTI and disability. Anna was invited …

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First Aid

On Monday, 21st October our volunteers and community group members got down on their hands and knees to learn some very important first aid skills. The participants were trained in how to administer CPR, basic first aid and use a …

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Walktober is here!

Terrific news: our entire community has embraced #Walktober this year. Our English language students are leading the charge, taking any chance they can to stretch their legs, get the blood pumping and help us to reach our goal. We’ve walked an amazing …

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Supporting Stronger Communities Grant

PRACE is honoured to be awarded the ‘Supporting Stronger Communities’ grant by Australian Neighbourhood Houses & Centres Association in partnership with the Sidney Myer Fund. With this generous support, PRACE and project partners Good Samaritan Inn will deliver a skill development and employment focused project, …

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Play Learn … and still Connecting

Our recent Play Learn Connect program finished up before the school holidays.  The last day saw the participants and their children head to Scienceworks, which they all absolutely loved. Many of the families had never been there before so it was a …

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