ASCILITE 2018

ASCILITE is an incorporated not-for-profit professional association for those engaged in the educational use of technologies in tertiary education. ASCILITE is a globally recognized and professionally connected community of professionals and academics working in fields associated with enhancing learning and teaching through the pedagogical use of technologies. We seek to shape the future of tertiary education, particularly through enabling and sharing high quality research, innovation and evidence-based technology-enhanced practices in tertiary education.

BANYULE NILLUMBIK

The Banyule Nillumbik Local Learning & Employment Network (BNLLEN) works in partnerships with Education Providers, Parents and Families, Business and Industry and Community Groups to improve education, training and employment outcomes for young people aged 10 – 19 in the Banyule/Nillumbik region. The BNLLEN is committed to its Vision to create ‘seamless education, training, and employment outcomes for young people that are inclusive, responsive and innovative.’

BARWON ADOLESCENT TASK FORCE

BATForce holds the tender to provide School Focused Youth Services (SFYS), a key inter-sectional program linking youth agencies and community-based programs and schools to provide programs that target students at risk of leaving school early.

CARERS OF AFRICA

Carers of Africa (CoA) is a Not-for-Profit organisation committed to support disadvantaged people of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds both locally and internationally. We strive to empower individuals in achieving optimal health outcomes.

DEAKIN SCHOOL OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Deakin School of Information Technology provides world-class research opportunities and is the best in research training for students. They have research groups in artificial intelligence and data analytics, distributed systems and security and a new Deakin Software and Technology Innovation Laboratory (DSTIL), that help advance the industry and give their graduates a competitive edge.

DIVERSITAT

Diversitat, also known as Geelong Ethnic Communities Council, is a registered charity and a not-for-profit community service organisation. Established in 1976, Diversitat has a core set of services and business operations that support the multicultural communities and the disadvantaged in the region. First known as the Geelong Migrant Resource Centre and later, the Geelong Ethnic Communities Council, we now trade as Diversitat.

EAT UP AUSTRALIA

Eat Up is all about changing the fact that 1 in 8 kids go without lunch at school and their learning is compromised because they can’t concentrate. With the generous help and lunch-making skills of a dedicated army of hospitality students and volunteers, they make and deliver thousands of lunches a month to schools in metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria. In fact, since 2013, they’ve delivered over 80,000 lunches. And they’ll keep going until all of Australia’s hungry school kids are fed.

HEADSPACE KNOX

Headspace Knox offers young people aged 12-25 a welcoming environment where they can access confidential and free mental health support, health advice, and general information. They are a team of friendly workers who specialise in youth wellbeing and can discuss and help with many issues; from mental health, to sexual health, contraception, educational support and drug and alcohol counselling.

HEALTH ABILITY

Health Ability is an operating division of Nillumbik Community Health Service Limited and is an independent, community health organisation that has been providing support and care to people for over 40 years. This includes supporting people with disability, older people in our community, people with complex and chronic conditions, families and youth.

INDIGENOUS DESIGN CHARTER

Deakin University is developing an International Indigenous Design Charter – a world-first guide to support visual designers to develop culturally-aware and accurate representations of Indigenous imagery in their work. It aims to assist Indigenous and non-Indigenous designers to work together to incorporate Indigenous knowledge, communities and culture in design projects.

PORT PHILLIP ECO CENTRE

Today, the Port Phillip EcoCentre is a place where environmental solutions are hatched and nurtured. The EcoCentre is a not-for-profit, community-managed, environment group, providing a base for affiliate groups involved in activities that promote biodiversity, environmental sustainability and community action.

POSITIVE PANTS

Positive pants to help give those without underwear the access to them. For every Positive Pants garment purchased, Positive Pants donates at least one pair of underpants to someone in need. They include a motivational message printed on the inside, to keep you feeling positive all day long and are made ethically in Australia.

QO17

QO17 is the branding and exhibition co-ordinators group who decides how the event will look and be designed as well as how to market it out to industry professionals. The group’s goal is to create an exhibition the students and lecturers can be proud of and be used as a platform to launch the design graduates careers. The group is made up of design students who are responding to their client’s needs for a student graduate exhibition.

ST KILDA MUMS

St Kilda Mums recycle nursery equipment like cots, prams, and car seats, as well as clothes and other baby essentials. They receive requests from Maternal Health Nurses and local social service agencies on behalf of families in need. They try to meet or exceed each request with quality pre-loved donations. As you might guess, demand always exceeds supply. In fact, they have a long wait list for prams and cots and they are re-homed within days of receipt. Their mission is to share the joy of motherhood, in partnership with support agencies, by recycling baby essentials.

THE ASYLUM SEEKER RESOURCE CENTRE

The ASRC’s vision for Australia’s welcome for people seeking asylum it to be one that is generous, compassionate, embraces the resilience, entrepreneurial spirit and potential of refugees to enable people to thrive. Their three year strategic plan centres around four core pillars; a thriving people centred organisation that invests in the potential of refugees and people seeking asylum to succeed; place their voices at the centre of our work; deliver world class services; all while striving to protect human rights and change community attitudes.

TUNSTALL SQUARE

Tunstall Square Traders Inc. is a not for profit business that is funded by a separate rate scheme from the Tunstall Traders on the West side of Tunstall Square. The money is collected by Manningham City Council and is returned quarterly to the Traders group for use of advertising and promotion plus other identified needs of the Square. The Square is eager to ensure that community needs and safety are addressed when they visit Tunstall Square and that their experience is memorable. This is done by regular musical entertainment, Christmas festivities and an annual Festival plus celebrations on special occasions throughout the year.

VOLUNTEERING GEELONG

Volunteering geelong is an independent not-for-profit organisation that is committed to enhancing the quality of life in the community, through the promotion and support of volunteering. Volunteering Geelong also provides a referral service for volunteers looking for volunteer roles and organisations looking for volunteers.

WORAWA COLLEGE

Worawa was established to provide an education for Aboriginal students with emphasis on academic achievement, Aboriginal culture and the development of practical skills important to everyday life and employment. Students are encouraged to develop academically, culturally and socially to their full potential. Worawa is a unique educational institution in that it provides mainstream education in a culturally supportive environment.