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PAYING IT FORWARD: TAFE NSW GRADUATE IS HELPING THE HOMELESS  

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07 August 2020 - 8:22 AM

Proud Kaurna man and TAFE NSW graduate Nil Nair is providing support to homeless people of Western Sydney through his role as Director of My Best Life Australia, a not-for-profit organisation supporting homeless people and victims of domestic violence.  

PRASANGA MAKES THE SWITCH FROM INDUSTRY TO COMMUNITY

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04 August 2020 - 9:38 AM

After dedicating himself for 22 years as a professional in the printing industry, 14 years of which he was actively involved in youth development as a volunteer at Marrickville PCYC, Prasanga decided to change careers and pursue the Diploma of Community Services at TAFE NSW Ultimo to become a full-time community services professional rather than just a part-time volunteer.  

TAFE NSW Dubbo builds pipeline of employees to meet local jobs demand

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27 July 2020 - 3:17 PM

Dubbo resident Ally Niemeyer has experienced first hand the challenges of working with children with disabilites and has become increasingly aware of the job opportunities in the community services industry. She studied a Diploma of Community Services at TAFE NSW Dubbo and is now reaping the rewards working as a support worker at Mission Australia.  

TAFE NSW Lithgow offers flexible new courses to address skills shortages

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10 July 2020 - 8:10 AM

TAFE NSW Lithgow has moved to help address the shortage of social housing and community service workers by offering three new courses to the community through a mixture of flexible online study and face-to-face workshops.

TAFE NSW study paves the way for rewarding local careers

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27 May 2020 - 1:53 PM

Sarah Moore studied a Certificate III and IV in Community Services at TAFE NSW Moree to upskill and give her the practical, hands-on skills for her return to the workforce. The determined mother-of-three is now working full-time at Maayu Mali Aboriginal Residential Rehabilitation Centre as a Drug and Alcohol Worker.

TAFE NSW prepares students for essential counselling jobs

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29 April 2020 - 8:23 AM

With NSW recording a surge in demand for counselling support services during a pandemic that has affected up to two million jobs, one Campbelltown local is committed to upskilling to help Western Sydney residents. 

TAFE NSW student recognised for wanting to help others

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06 November 2019 - 11:13 AM

After falling victim to domestic violence herself, Kara Jayne has made it her mission to help others in a similar situation. For her passion for supporting rural communities and commitment to her career she was also awarded with a $6,000 Royal Agricultural Society (RAS) Foundation Scholarship presented by the Governor of New South Wales, The Hon. Margaret Beazley AO, the Patron of the RAS.

TAFE NSW student enlists signs of career success

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04 October 2019 - 10:23 AM

TAFE NSW and Dubbo Senior College student, Lilli-Rae Campbell is taking advantage of new employment opportunities in the community services and childcare industry. Lilli-Rae has recently completed a Certificate II in Community Services at TAFE NSW and has gained employment with the After School and Vacation Care Program at the Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre Inc. trading as Connecting Community Services.

Mother and son a class act helping Aboriginal elders through their twilight years

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31 July 2019 - 3:07 PM

Mother and son study at TAFE NSW together and work in one of the state’s only Aboriginal aged care facilities.

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Contacts

Corporate Issues
Jon Childs
Jon.childs@tafensw.edu.au
0458 750 753

Sydney Metropolitan
Kellie Dillon
kellie.dillon7@tafensw.edu.au
0408 006 866

Western Sydney
Jessica Cortis
Jessica.Cortis1@tafensw.edu.au
0456 170 211

Western NSW and New England North West
Emma Curtis
Emma.Curtis15@tafensw.edu.au
0427 901 515

Southern NSW, Riverina and Illawarra
Daniel Johns
Daniel.Johns9@tafensw.edu.au
0477 722 428

North Coast, Mid North Coast, Hunter and Central Coast
Sarah Lievore
Sarah.Lievore1@tafensw.edu.au
0403 513 963