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FRED’S ELECTION SPECIAL

Yay – its election time! I always approach elections with unrivalled optimism… or despair, but never with indifference. They should always present hope, opportunity and the chance for renewal. Our leaders should be bastions of integrity and idealism with a vision for their community. They should be nice people, care about others, compassionate yet prepared […]

LEIGH’S SLES SUCCESS

The Interchange Outer East Prep4Work team are thrilled that Leigh has achieved SLES success with his goal of obtaining paid work in the hospitality sector. With the support of support worker, Lee Bartlett in the IOE SLES (school leaver employment support) program, Leigh has completed food handling and barista training and is now working at […]

ASHLEIGH’S HOSTING STORY

I have grown up with a younger brother, but now in my twenties I have two younger sisters. This is what hosting feels like to me, having had the great privilege of not just being able to host one beautiful child but two. I have been a host volunteer with IOE for approximately three years […]

NAT’S WHAT I RECKON

At the Interchange Outer East Maroondah Hub, the team have been working on a couple of new projects. One of them has been reconnecting participants with their friends now that COVID-19 restrictions have eased. The focus is on creating fun and exciting shared shifts out in the community. So far, groups of friends have enjoyed […]

IOE BOARD UPDATE 2022

Interchange Outer East Inc. held its annual general meeting (AGM) at the end of October 2021. The AGM is held to present the Annual Report and the audited financial statement of the organisation for the previous year. At each AGM a new board is elected and the positions of chairperson, deputy chairperson, treasurer and secretary […]