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Christmas Gifts Available

We know that this year is going to be hard on some families. We also know that some family are not accessing services like Salvation Army, St Vincent de Paul etc for assistance. Milpara has a collection of children’s gifts … Continue reading

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Writers in Libraries

Milpara was a bit excited to hear about a new program called Writers in Libraries so we thought we would share. Writers in Libraries is a residency program for local writers in five West Gippsland Libraries (WGL) across South Gippsland. … Continue reading

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Keep Orange-ing the World

The Orange the World campaign – 16 days of activism against gendered violence may have finished for this year but that doesn’t mean this is an issue we should put out of mind. There are a lot of little things … Continue reading

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Electronic sign in now at Milpara

Well we are all really excited about the new easing of restrictions. Milpara of course has been collecting contact tracing information on anyone entering the house for some time. However we have just upgraded the pen and paper version and … Continue reading

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Jess helping people get connected

WOW! Jess has been really busy making the most of a technology grant Milpara received from the South Gippsland Shire Council.  We feel very fortunate. The grant has allowed us to assist community members to connect to family and friends … Continue reading

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Korumburra looking beautifully Orange.

We’re sure that people will have noticed our orange flower garden that has popped up just past the Korumburra RSL Hall.  Orange is the colour designated by the UN Secretary-General’s UniTE to End Violence against Women campaign.  As a bright … Continue reading

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Get Orange ready!

We’re busy pulling out the orange in preparation for Orange the World: 16 days of activism against gender violence coming up from November 25 to December 10.  Now is a great time to start planning how you will orange your … Continue reading

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Deloitte Report – Social Return on Investment of Neighbourhood Houses Gippsland

We’re really proud to announce that the Houses of Neighbourhood Houses Gippsland engaged Deloitte Access Economics to conduct a review and report on the Social Return on Investment (SROI) of the work undertaken by these Houses.  We hope you enjoy … Continue reading

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Milpara Community House can help you keep connected.

While we appreciate that nothing really compares to face-to-face contact, online connection can be valuable in these odd times.  Zoom and other online platforms have proven to be a fantastic alternative opening new opportunities to connect with people.  Even when … Continue reading

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Masks available at Milpara

For our vulnerable community we have free reusable as well as disposable masks available for distribution.  This is with thanks to donations from the community as well as South Gippsland Shire Council.  Cloth masks are made of washable fabric and … Continue reading

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