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Former GS4W Participant Andy, Thriving 15 Years On

Former GS4W Participant Andy, Thriving 15 Years On

Fifteen years ago, school wasn't Andy's path; instead, he found himself living on a friend’s couch uncertain about what the future held. Joining the VPG State Funded Get Set for Work (GS4W) program became his turning point, setting him on a path to long term success...

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Fear-Less Parenting Program Empowers Families in Mareeba

Fear-Less Parenting Program Empowers Families in Mareeba

In the heart of Mareeba, a small community with a big heart, parents and caregivers have found a new source of strength and understanding through the Triple-P Fear-Less Parenting Program delivered by VPG Every Family. Natasha, a devoted mother of two girls, Lillie and...

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Supported playgroups keeping local families connected

Supported playgroups keeping local families connected

Wendy, grandmother to 3-year-old Vanna and 7-month-old Darcy, has regularly attended Mareeba supported playgroups co-facilitated by VPG Every Family and C&K Kindergarten for two years. Providing opportunities to take part in play-based, shared experiences guided...

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Billie’s Success through VPG’s Work Skills Program

Billie’s Success through VPG’s Work Skills Program

Billie's journey to employment success was transformative through VPG's Work Skills program, funded by the QLD Government's Skilling Queenslanders for Work intiative. Having left school in Year 10, Billie found the program's hands-on practical learning style to be a...

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Green light for university education on the Tablelands

Green light for university education on the Tablelands

ASPIRING students in Atherton and the greater Tablelands region will soon have access to higher education without having to relocate with major universities already backing the expanding learning space. Kennedy MP Bob Katter welcomed the announcement of Vocational...

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Local business community backs the next generation of workers

Local business community backs the next generation of workers

Community-based organisation Vocational Partnerships Group (VPG) is connecting youth with local business to inspire a future workforce in areas experiencing labour shortages. Delivering a Queensland Government employment initiative, VPG is supporting young jobseekers...

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