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News posts from Steven Corrigan

Multicultural students meet emergency services

The school-based Next Generation Program program aims to bring together emergency services personnel and young people from a CALD background to increase awareness about the emergency services.

1.44 PM 13 December, 2017

Celebrating Social Inclusion Week in Morwell

On Tuesday 28 November, Morwell Neighbourhood House put on a special event to celebrate Social Inclusion Week.

11.12 AM 29 November, 2017

District 8 2017 Interfaith Tour

Building on the success of the Inaugural Tour in October 2016, the Community Safety Team again organised a tour of local places of worship within the District 8 area with the theme being, Many Faiths, One People.

10.49 AM 22 September, 2017

Fireman Sam meets Captain Koala

On Saturday 9th September, Captain Koala helped Fireman Sam celebrate his 30th birthday at Toys R Us at Fountain Gate Shopping Centre, Narre Warren.

1.59 PM 12 September, 2017

Having fun with kids at Camp Quality

Recently CFA was approached to support Camp Quality which wanted to run a weekend away for children with cancer at ‘The Lodge’ in Grantville.

1.15 PM 3 August, 2017

Dandenong 2017 Harmony Festival

Once again Springvale Neighbourhood House held a 2017 Harmony Festival in Harmony Square, Dandenong on Wednesday 22 March in partnership with Monash Health, Victoria Police, Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre, South East Links and the Australian Government Department of Human Services.

2.28 PM 23 March, 2017

Dandenong Cornerstone free lunch

On Monday 19 December, Dandenong Neighbourhood House held a free lunch at Cornerstone in Walker Street Dandenong from 11am.

2.04 PM 20 December, 2016

District 8 interfaith tour

On Monday 24 October, an interfaith multicultural tour commenced from District 8 Headquarters Dandenong starting with a presentation by Maha Sukkar from the Victorian Police Multicultural Unit on understanding Muslims and Islam in Australia. 

3.51 PM 27 October, 2016

CFA working with Dandenong Neighbourhood House

Between Monday 21 March and Wednesday 23 March members of South East Region community safety team ran some home fire safety sessions as part of a partnership with Dandenong Neighbourhood House.

1.21 PM 24 March, 2016

Bunnings Family Easter evening

On Thursday 17 March Bunnings Dandenong held its Family Easter evening in the car park.

10.06 AM 18 March, 2016

Harmony Festival 2016

Springvale Neighbourhood House held its 2016 Harmony Festival in Harmony Square, Dandenong on Wednesday 16 March.

3.38 PM 17 March, 2016

Safe Mistakes visits Cranbourne Botanical Gardens

On Tuesday 30 June and Wednesday 1 July, District 8 sent along the Safe Mistakes trailer to the Cranbourne Botanical Gardens to interact with parents and children that were attending the centre during the school holidays.

12.19 PM 3 July, 2015

Neighbourhood Watch Family Fun Day

Casey Neighbourhood Watch recently held their bi-annual Neighbourhood Watch Family Fun Day at the Cranbourne Racing Centre.

10.16 AM 28 October, 2014

Casey Safety Village Cranbourne

Once again the school holiday program held at the Casey Safety Village in Cranbourne was a huge success over the three days with large attendance numbers on each day.

8.48 AM 17 October, 2014

Get Involved Project

On Friday 12 September a closing ceremony was held at the City of Casey council chambers for 28 multicultural students from Gleneagles Secondary College in Endeavour Hills as part of the City of Casey Get Involved Project.

9.32 AM 16 September, 2014

Casey Safety Village

The third and final day of the school holiday program at the Cranbourne Community Safety Village, saw an increase in attendance of 90+ riders which was due to better weather conditions.

5.26 PM 3 October, 2013

Cranbourne attends holiday program

Cranbourne brigade's Station Officer Ricky Read, Leading Firefighter Stuart Radley and Firefighter Angus McDonald attended the Casey Safety Village school holiday program to help support activities for the parents and children who braved the cold and windy conditions.

5.50 PM 2 October, 2013

New Safety Hub

The new Safety Hub is a new initiative on the Mornington Peninsula and was officially opened on Monday the 16th September 2013.  The centre provides a variety of child safety and injury services including: Home Safety Assessments, Baby and Child First Aid Training and Child Restraint Fitting.

11.58 AM 23 September, 2013

Melbourne Stars Casey Fun Day

The City of Casey and Melbourne Stars teamed up to provide the Melbourne Stars Casey Family Fun Day on Sunday 9 December 2012 at Casey Fields in Cranbourne East. 

11.20 AM 10 December, 2012

A CALD Night In

“A CALD Night In” event was designed to encourage dialogue between the culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Communities and emergency services personnel to break down pre-conceived ideas and existing communication barriers.

2.58 PM 5 December, 2012
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