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Jakey

Lives in Moe

I love Latrobe Valley.

Since becoming involved in different groups in the area, I have been amazed at the local community involvement. It’s absolutely incredible to see that there are so many people that are willing to give their time for the benefit of others.

I’m now heavily committed to Latrobe Valley and there’s nowhere in the world that I’d rather be.

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Jakey

Lives in Moe

I love Latrobe Valley.

Since becoming involved in different groups in the area, I have been amazed at the local community involvement. It’s absolutely incredible to see that there are so many people that are willing to give their time for the benefit of others.

I’m now heavily committed to Latrobe Valley and there’s nowhere in the world that I’d rather be.

We are connected
Virtual volunteers bringing joy to the vulnerable
Lives in Latrobe Valley

When the global coronavirus pandemic reached the Latrobe Valley in March, part of Latrobe Regional Hospital’s safety-first response was to temporarily close Macalister Unit to visitors.

The on-site residential facility provides care for people over the age of 65 years with mental health or behavioural issues, many of whom are…

Say Bongu to Charlie!
Lives in Morwell

Bongu.

Carmello – Maltese

 

From Carmello of Malta to Charlie of Morwell, language and identity have long gone hand-in-hand for Charlie Mallia.

Raised in Msida, a harbour town located near Malta’s capital city, Valletta, Charlie emigrated to Australia with his wife, Maria, and their two sons, Kevin and Dion,…

Say Yassou to Evriviades!
Lives in Morwell/Moe

Yassou.

Evriviades – Greek

From a week of fasting and a day of collective mourning, to midnight mass and a lavish Sunday feast, Easter or ‘Páscha’ is an occasion for social connection like no other for the Greek community.

For Evriviades Aristotelous, such traditions…