May 2015 Media Coverage

We get some media coverage on Win News Gippsland for our Baby Shower Blitz, and the Lioness Club of Warragul invited us to speak to their group about our work.

 

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January 2015 Media Coverage

We prepare to welcome some new team members with our annual Volunteer Information Sessions.  We also feature in the Warragul Gazette coverage for having received a $3000 Community Development Grant from the Baw Baw Shire for our parenting preparation program - Baby Steps: Parenting Matters - to launch this year.

 

 

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November 2014 Media Coverage

We receive $10,000 from Trinity Families towards professional development training for our team and we have an Open Day celebrating the official opening of our centre at Barkly St, Warragul.  At the Open Day, Member for Eastern Victoria Andrew Ronalds announces a commitment of $50,000 per year for 4 years government funding if the Liberal Government is successful at the forthcoming election.

 

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September 2014 Media Coverage

We celebrate reaching our initial fundraising goal of $125,000 needed in order to commit to a lease and establish formal premises.   Warragul Gazette coverage 2.9.14 Page 2

 

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August 2014 Media Coverage

The Warragul Business Group pledges financial support to assist us in bridging the budget gap to lease premises close to town, and provide a parenting room in place of the recently relocation of Family Children's Services away from the centre of town.  They encourage other businesses to do the same, and the Warragul Gazette  announces their intention to donate the same amount towards our cause.  Warragul Gazette coverage 5.8.14

 

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June 2014 Media Coverage

With the soon to occur relocation of Family & Children's Services to Normanby St, and with it the town's parent room facilities, locals are starting to identify Olivia's Place as a possibility to fill the void.  We determine that the need is indeed there, and commence a search for rental premises near to the town centre.

 

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November 2013 Media Coverage

We launch our sustainability fundraiser, the 'Project 500', seeking 500 supporters to commit to donation $200 a year over 3 years.  Local MP Gary Blackwood signs up at the launch event.  Warragul Gazette coverage 5.11.13 and 19.11.13

 

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October 2013 Media Coverage

The Warragul Evening View club invites us to speak to their group and share about our work and future plans.  Warragul Gazette coverage 29.10.13

 

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September 2013 Media Coverage

Local MP Gary Blackwood wins the Warragul Gazette footy tipping competition and donates his prize of $1,500 worth of advertising int he newspaper to Olivia's Place.  We provide an update to the community on our plans, our fundraising successes, and the ways that we're already helping local families.  Warragul Gazette coverage 3.9.13 and 10.9.13

 

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May 2013 Media Coverage

We hold our inaugural annual Mother's Day fundraiser, the Baby Shower Blitz.  Warragul Gazette coverage 8.5.13

 

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