Youth Skills on the Gold Coast

This project will attract people aged 15-19 years who will complete VET Foundation Skills and Automotive Certificates.      A search was conducted to identify a ‘project’ that would require every element of skill and knowledge required under Automotive Vocational Preparation, and retain the enthusiasm of the young people in the course.  They will construct a vehicle […]

Kesara achieves her goal

Kesara Whyatt started attending the SEE program in 2015. Initially, she was concerned that the intermediate English level class would be too hard for her, but as time went by she became more confident with her English skills. Eventually her spelling and reading skills improved. Further she started working on her job skills. In March […]

Goodna in April

Goodna SEE participants, organised a garage sale in order to simulate the process of engagement with the wider community. They bought and sold household articles and the activity not only helped improve communication skills, it also helped enhance numeracy skills. Furthermore it reinforced the concept of recycling stuff instead of throwing it away. The Skills for Education […]

Queens Park Tennis Club update

BBQ for the guys to celebrate installation of new kitchen bench in function room. Upstairs area is now painted and work is about to commence on sanding floor and resealing. The office is almost complete and will be carpeted in the next week. Meanwhile repairs to the chain wire fencing around the courts is nearing completion.

WFD Art project at Coorparoo

Patrick is teaching a group of unemployed people how to paint and create art as a Work For The Dole project at Coorparoo.. At the end of the 6 month project, all the art will be donated to St Michael's Anglican Church in Brunswick Street New Farm. On Friday 6 October 2017, Olaf from St Michael's [...]
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Building a Lotus 2

Update for the Lotus project at Moorooka. After the Lotus chassis was cut and welded to its correct shape, it was time to create the body. To prepare for the aluminium bodywork, our participants had to create templates in yellow card. The yellow card was then marked with its ‘cut lines’ and another firmer set […]