Mirboo North’s dedicated volunteer community bus service provides important social connection and accessible transportation for senior citizens in Mirboo North.
In 2018 Boolarra Community Development Group member Sue Webster began a food swap, to see if people want to come together to share their excess food. In 2019 they began running the food swap regularly and there have been many benefits other than sharing the spoils amongst others.
Small business expo showcases ’hidden’ products and services. Mirboo North and District Community Bank held their local Business Expo recently, which gives businesses and tradesmen a chance to come together and promote their products and services to people in the district. Mirboo North is expanding with many new arrivals taking up residency…
The Dream Seeds program empowered Mirboo North Primary School students to create a vision and practical pathways towards positive futures and encouraged students to be leaders of their own lives.
Emma Germano is a third generation Mirboo North local farmer. As the Managing Director of her family’s mixed vegetable and livestock farm, Emma is also Vice-President of the Victorian Farmers Federation Horticulture Group.
The CFA is a registered training organisation (RTO), which means that most of the skills and knowledge that volunteers acquire lead to accredited qualifications.
The Mirboo North community successfully lobbied against state-owned logging company VicForests’ plans to log three native forest coupes.
A free specialised weekly exercise group held in Yinnar to help mobilise elderly citizens to keep them active and connected to participating in their community has been a resounding success.
Mirboo North Secondary College has trained teaching staff in Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) to build up a school program that aims to resource all senior students and their parents, so they may feel confidence in supporting their peers, while also breaking down stigmas around mental health.