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Live4Life comes to South Gippsland and Bass Coast

Even prior to the pandemic, the Mirboo North & District’s Vital Signs Report indicated that mental health was a challenge for young people (and adults) across our district.  National research since has shown that through Covid young people have experienced higher rates of loneliness, educational disruption, and psychological distress.  Meaning…

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A Giving Community

The communities in our district are well known for our active and committed volunteers.  These volunteers bring us a range of activities and services, ranging from the purely fun to the absolutely necessary.  By giving time and skills these volunteers ensure that the sport, event or service that we love…

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National Volunteer Week 2022

The Community Foundation recently celebrated the efforts of the volunteers within our districts during National Volunteers Week 2022. National Volunteers week is about highlighting the incredible work committed volunteers do to help our communities thrive. Under this year’s theme, ‘Better Together’, the Community Foundation connected with different community groups from…

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Chair of Mirboo North & District Community Foundation passes on the baton

After five years in the Chair of the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation (the Community Foundation), Paul Pratt has stepped down from the role, passing the baton on to Vice-Chair, Rob Kiddell.   The MN&D Community Foundation and the local community have benefited from Paul’s strong leadership of the organisation…

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Community Grants 2021

September is one of our favourite months at the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation.  It is the month when our annual Community Grants program opens for applications and we start talking to many local community groups about projects they are planning.   “It is always exciting to hear how these…

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Medical Centre Progress

The Mirboo North & District Community Foundation is in the process of building a modern, purpose built medical centre facility on the main street of Mirboo North, which will be leased and operated by the existing Mirboo North Medical Centre practice.   The aim of this project is to bring to…

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Community Grant for Hallston Hall

In May, the Community Foundation awarded a grant of $3,599 to the Hallston Mechanics Institute to support urgent roof and gutter repairs at the Hallston Hall and avoid deterioration of the internal roof structures of this much-loved community building – the only public building in Hallston. The first Hallston Hall…

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Community Grant for Yinnar

The Yinnar & District Historical Society and Museum is going to expand its display area through a grant from the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation awarded in June. The Y&D Historical Society have been displaying items of historical interest and importance in the old railway goods shed in Yinnar…

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Builder Appointed for Medical Centre

Community Foundation appoints Langden Construction to build modern medical and allied health facility in Mirboo North and district, opening in October 2021.

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Join our Board of Directors

The Mirboo North and District Community Foundation is seeking a Director to complement its current Board. The ideal candidate would be committed to strengthening our district (Boolarra, Mirboo North, Dumbalk, Thorpdale, Yinnar and the surrounding areas) and contributing to our Vision of a more healthy, vibrant and resilient community, working…

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