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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

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
From friendships to family
Lives in Moe

Further apart, but closer together, has been the unofficial motto of the Moe Multicultural Friendship Group this year.

Unable to continue with weekly face-to-face meetings due to COVID-19 restrictions, the group delved further into the online space in a bid to ensure the invaluable line of…

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 Ni Hao to Lixia!
Lives in Moe

Ni Hao.

Lixia – Mandarin

 

Of all the culture shocks of moving to a new country, it was a quick trip to the shops that offered Lixia the clearest reminder she wasn’t in China anymore.

Ten years ago, Lixia, her husband Anthony and their son Bart shifted from the…