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Dec
LoveLuvo's Success at the 2014 Maribyrnong Inclusive Recognition Awards (MIRA)

Last Friday, some of the LoveLuvo team attended a celebration that coincided ... More

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WCIG Board Scholarships 2014

On Monday 17 November at Riverside Kitchen and Events in Ascot Vale, WCIG’s ... More

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Melton CARE Expo 2014

Despite the weather, the CARE team estimated that over 700 people attended th... More

LoveLuvo's Success at the 2014 Maribyrnong Inclusive Recognition Awards (MIRA)

9 Dec 2014 - LoveLuvo Social Enterprise receives the 2014 award for Inclusive Business Practices at the Maribyrnong Inclusive Recognition Awards (MIRA)

Last Friday, some of the LoveLuvo team attended a celebration that coincided with the International Day of People with a Disability (IDPwD) hosted by Maribyrnong City Council; the 2014 Maribyrnong Inclusive Recognition Awards (MIRA).

We're proud to announce that...

WCIG Board Scholarships 2014

28 Nov 2014 - WCIG celebrated the successes of participants across all programs at the Sixth Annual WCIG Board Scholarships

On Monday 17 November at Riverside Kitchen and Events in Ascot Vale, WCIG’s Board Chairperson, Natalie Lupton and WCIG CEO Ron Miers presented tailored scholarships to nine successful nominated participants from WCIG’s programs across all WCIG sites in Melbourne’s west, north-west and Geelon...

WCIG Spreads the Word on International Day of People With a Disability

9 Dec 2013 - On the 21st anniversary of International Day of Persons with disability, the overarching UN theme was to ‘Break barriers and open doors: to realise an inclusive society for all!’

WCIG was out and about proudly celebrating on 3 December for International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD). We had stalls in supermarkets, alcoves and even in our own office spaces. IDPwD is a special day to place a real celebratory emphasis on the many abilities, experiences and achievements of people living with di...

Exciting new opportunities at WCIG!

26 Jun 2013 - We are searching!

WCIG is an exciting not-for-profit working with those most in need to gain sustainable employment, re-engage with education/employment or up-skill in the workplace.

WCIG is searching for people looking to be a part the new and exciting era in WCIGs service delivery. Currently, we have a number of vacancies that wi...

Striving for New Heights for Onsite Catering and Outside Branch Property Maintenance

27 Mar 2013 - We've been working hard behind the scenes, working on the revitalisation of two key WCIG Social Enterprises.

Onsite Catering and Outside Branch Property Maintenance may be worlds apart in what services they provide around our local community, but they are two of the four not-for-profit businesses founded and operated under the banner of the WCIG Social Enterprise Group.

WCIG's Social Enterprise Group comprises four strong...

WCIG's Onsite Catering Launch with Orygen Youth Health

30 Aug 2012 - Things are heating up around the WCIG Social Enterprise Group with the launch of the Onsite Catering social enterprise in partnership with Orygen Youth Health.

WCIG's Onsite Catering manages Vista Café at Orygen Youth Health's Parkville facilities. Onsite Catering is fully equipped to provide for everything from Orygen's day-to-day needs to their corporate events, great or small.

The unveiling of our new-look service was as tasty as it was fun! On the evening of We...

Meet Sue, a special part of everything we do!

1 Mar 2012 - Within WCIG Social Enterprises, LoveLuvo’s heart and soul lies in its loyal and dedicated team of staff.

WCIG has created social enterprises that uphold values for equality in the workplace. We do this by fostering a holistic and supportive approach to providing employment opportunities to those who are most disadvantaged by unemployment and social barriers due to mental disability. So, we would like to share with you a part ...

Community Organisations Cocktail Event at LoveLuvo

19 Dec 2011 - Guest speakers from Social Traders and Dress for Success/Wear for Success graced WCIG's fourth COM event.

In the sweet-smelling and decadent surrounds of WCIG’s retail and manufacturing social enterprise, LoveLuvo, WCIG hosted a wonderful bunch of representatives from many different community organisations for the 4th Community Organisations Meeting. The purpose of the meeting is, as always, to gather as many community o...

Upcoming Community Organisations Meeting - Register Now for Festive End of Year Cocktail Party

30 Nov 2011 - WCIG Social Enterprise 'LoveLuvo' to host end of year COM

As the end of another year approaches we're embracing the fun and frivolity of the festive season and wrapping up the year with a special cocktail edition of our Community Organisations Meeting (COM). The Community Organisations Meeting is a quarterly gathering of professionals from the community services sector and offers...

Footscray favourite Lentil as Anything serves up an inspired Community Organisations Lunch meeting

22 Nov 2011 -

On the 25th of October many had the pleasure of attending the fourth WCIG Community Organisations Lunch held at the community-based not for profit restaurant Lentil as Anything. Hosted by WCIG, the COL provides an opportunity for representatives from local not-for-profit organisations and community groups to network in an ...

Cleanable wins MIRA Award for Most Inclusive Business Practices

10 Jan 2011 -

It was cause for celebration when news broke that WCIG’s Social Enterprise. Cleanable Property Maintenance Services, had won a MIRA Award for Most Inclusive Business Practices. Created by Maribyrnong City Council, the inaugural MIRA Awards recognise the achievements of businesses, groups and individuals that contribu...