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WCIG's 9th Annual Board Scholarships with Special Guest Mr Wade Noonan

On Thursday 23 November at the Royal Victorian Motor Yacht Club in Williamst... More

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Introducing DisABILITY Aware & Ready to Engage (DARE) Program

DARE’s vision is for people with disability to be able to access all parts o... More

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Vale Greg Herriman

Greg worked at WCIG for just over eight years, most recently supporting peop... More

WCIG's 9th Annual Board Scholarships with Special Guest Mr Wade Noonan

29 Nov 2017 - WCIG celebrates the successes of participants across all programs at its Ninth Annual WCIG Board Scholarships presentation.

On Thursday 23 November at the Royal Victorian Motor Yacht Club in Williamstown, WCIG celebrated the outstanding achievements of a special group of its program participants.

WCIG’s Board Chair, Mr Frank Carlus and CEO Mr Ron Miers were joined by special g...

WCIG Attends Official Launch of the BiGroup Initiative

20 Sep 2017 - WCIG was thrilled to be part of the official launch of the BiGroup initiative

WCIG was thrilled to be invited to official launch of the BiGroup initiative on 17 August 2017 by The Hon Tim Pallas at The Refectory in Werribee Park. It was great to see the Mayor of Wyndham, Councillor Henry Barlow, CEO of Wyndham City, Kelly Grigsby and the CEO of Ho...

Latest News: The First DARE to be DisABILITY Friendly Steering Committee Meeting

12 Sep 2017 - WCIG's new disability awareness education program DARE (Disability Aware & Ready to Engage) – to be DisABILITY Friendly.

The first DARE Steering Committee meeting was held on Monday 4 September at the WCIG Metro West Footscray office.

This meeting was attended by 11 amazing individuals who generously gave their time to make a valuable contribution to the d...

The Victorian Government Minister for Industry & Employment Visits Jobs Victoria west@work Program

20 Mar 2017 - WCIG was delighted to host Minister Wade Noonan on a short visit to WCIG’s Social Enterprise Group to meet with two west@work Jobs Victoria participants in Seddon on Friday 17 March 2017.

Minister Noonan was greeted by two west@work program participants who were recently successful in gaining employment at WCIG’s Cleanable social enterprise. These participants were also awarded Certificates of Appreciation by the Chair of WCIG’s Board, Frank Carlus, for being committed to their e...

WCIG's 8th Annual Board Scholarships - 2016

14 Nov 2016 - WCIG's annual Board Scholarships were again a massive success in 2016 with the eighth scholarship event hosted right by the water at the Williamstown Yacht Club on

12 Scholarships were awarded this year to deserving participants across all programs; including Disability Employment Services, Youth Services' Western Springboard program, Social Enterprise Group and WCIG Training Services.

The Board Scholarships reward the efforts of nominated participants who go above and b...

WCIG WINNER @ 2016 Wyndham Business Awards

29 Aug 2016 - WCIG was honoured to recieve the 2016 award for the not-for-profit category

The 22nd Annual Wyndham Business Awards were awash with outstanding nominees across 16 categories, including the Business of the Year Award.

Westgate Community Initiatives Group (WCIG) was nominated for the Not-for-Profit category, alongside Whitelion, an established organisation supporting at-risk youth. WCIG was th...