Stories

CAIRNS: School Holiday Program

CAIRNS: School Holiday Program

⚡FREE SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM⚡ VPG's RespectMe team are delivering a FREE, fun and interactive respectful relationship education program to Year 6 & 7 students in Cairns this school holidays. We have been delivering respectful relationship education in local...

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Malorie’s Story: Creating connections in community

Malorie’s Story: Creating connections in community

When Malorie, a Mareeba mother embarked on her parenting journey, she was searching for community-based activities that would support the learning and development of her children and allow her to connect and socialise with families in the local area. Discovering...

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Celebrating Young Changemakers

From the 27th of May until the 3rd of June, we will be celebrating National Reconciliation Week, with a focus on this year’s theme; “Be Brave, Make Change”. Over the course of the week we will be celebrating young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders who we...

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Angela’s Story: Parenting In The Modern World

Angela’s Story: Parenting In The Modern World

“Every Family has helped me reflect on my parenting and has taught me strategies to parent in the modern world.” ~ Angela, Parent Like many parents, Angela was experiencing the everyday challenges parents face as they navigate their journey of parenthood. Living in a...

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The Voice, March 2022 Out Now

The Voice, March 2022 Out Now

If you’re anything like us, you’re probably thinking “where has this year gone?!” With March already here, we are excited to share VPG’s first quarterly newsletter for 2022. Please click here to read and share. In this edition we shine a spotlight on our: Newly funded...

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Cairns state schools ahead of the game in consent education

Cairns state schools ahead of the game in consent education

In 2023, education on consent will be made mandatory in all Australian schools, after state and federal ministers agreed to include it in the curriculum. State schools in Cairns lead the way inviting local community-based organisation Vocational Partnerships Group...

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Year In Review

Year In Review

Looking back at 2021 and thinking WOW, what a year 💫 We… 🙌 Empowered young people with opportunities 🔗 Connected young people with education, training and jobs 🤝 Worked with amazing employer champions to provide work experience opportunities 💜Delivered a youth sexual...

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VPG Recruits Local Talent For Wuchopperen Traineeship Program

VPG Recruits Local Talent For Wuchopperen Traineeship Program

Following the success of the Wuchopperen Traineeship program in 2021, local not-for-profit organisation Vocational Partnerships Group (VPG) rolls out the recruitment drive for a second year running. Working together to strengthen employment prospects for Aboriginal...

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