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September 4, 2017

Continuing conversations with writers and thinkers

Hidden histories is the theme of this year’s Stories on the hill @nowa nowa hall.  Mid-day 21st October to mid-day 22nd October, 2017. Histories stored in letters, diaries, oral histories or silently in hearts and memories.  This is our third year creating a forum for writers and performers keen to both share their work and […]

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November 2, 2016

Old stories gave new insights

Old stories known only to a few were shared on Saturday, October 22nd by Wayne Thorpe, Bruce Pascoe, Graham Sheil and in the evening by Jan Wositzky –leading to new insights as their contribution to Stories on the hill @ Nowa Nowa Hall. Hosted by Centre for Rural Communities and East Gippsland Network of Neighbourhood […]

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August 2, 2016

Stories on the hill @ Nowa Nowa Hall

You are invited to yarn at… Stories on the hill @ Nowa Nowa Hall Nowa Nowa Hall Saturday 22 October, 2016 2.00 p.m.  till 10.00 p.m.   SUPPER PROVIDED connecting stories – come to one or both an afternoon and evening of old stories with new insights Afternoon Session – 2.00 – 5.00pm 2.00 – […]

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May 20, 2016

East Gippsland Environmental Sustainability Toolkit

The East Gippsland Environmental Sustainability Strategy 2008–2013 outlines East Gippsland Shire’s position on issues relating to the protection, preservation and enhancement of the environment and consolidates the Shire’s existing achievements, policies and plans about environmental sustainability. The Strategy highlights Council’s progress on major considerations for environmental sustainability – including biodiversity, water quality and consumption, greenhouse […]

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December 4, 2015

Fire Awareness Award winner

The East Gippsland Building Community Resilience project was a winner of the Fire Awareness Award in the Community-led Prevention and Preparedness section along with Indigenous Fire Knowledge Partnership on December 2nd at the RACV Club in Melbourne.  This was a partnership between the Centre for Rural Communities and the East Gippsland Network of Neighbourhood Houses […]

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September 28, 2013

Developing ourselves–Developing communities

Dr Helen Sheil The Developing Ourselves–Developing Community project provided learning and skills development for people living in and / or working with rural communities in Gippsland. It was recognised that these communities are increasingly taking on new responsibilities to support their families and communities socially, economically and environmentally. Most generally there is no support provided […]

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September 28, 2013

Collaborative Communities–Resilient Regions

Dr Helen Sheil The Collaborative Communities–Resilient Regions project achieved the goal of being a demonstration project of the important contribution that regional educational institutions can make to regional development through the provision of access to relevant skills, knowledge and resources. Funding from the Regional Solutions Program enabled the Centre for Rural Communities Inc. to develop […]

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September 28, 2013

Stories my community told me

Dr Helen Sheil A unique project and partnership between East Gippsland Early Learning Years Committee,the Centre for Rural Communities Inc. & Monash University. The project In 2004, the Australian Government through the Stronger Families and Communities Strategy informed Kilmany UnitingCare that the East Gippsland local government area had been chosen as a site for a […]

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