Yearly Archive: 2017

“Thank You Barb!”

July 28, 2017 For the past 12 years, Barb Sibly has quietly gone about her volunteering role for Lifeline Gippsland’s plant nursery propagating plants, collecting donated flora and gardening paraphernalia and rising at the crack of dawn to set up for Lifeline Gippsland’s monthly plant stall  at Traralgon’s REH Craft Market. Barb’s green thumbs are also behind the...
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Beautiful Wedding Gowns for Sale

July 28, 2017 Lifeline Gippsland has been donated a number of bridal gowns and deb frocks. If you or someone you know are on a budget and after a beautiful gown, please give us a call on 5136 3500 and we can put you in touch with our wedding/deb gown guru who will be only too happy to...
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ASIST – 13th & 14th August

July 28, 2017 Lifeline Gippsland strives to create safer communities by providing training to increase awareness of and prevent suicide. Our highly experienced, registered trainers deliver the internationally recognised LivingWorks Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) workshop to numerous individuals every year. We deliver suicide prevention training workshops to mental health and welfare organisations, emergency services, community groups, corporate...
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LLG Inaugural Golf Day Outcome

July 27, 2017 The Lifeline Gippsland Inaugural Charity Golf Day held on Friday 7th July was a huge success and a fun day was had by all. Even though the start to the day was an incredibly cold and frosty 1 degree Celsius, the ‘Putt for Show’ and ‘Crazy Putt’ competitions soon warmed up the players prior to...
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Strategic Plan 2017

July 27, 2017 Our new Strategic Plan is well underway and to assist Board members, staff and volunteers from various areas within Lifeline Gippsland came together to raise ideas and discuss their potential benefit to the organisation.  The workshop was facilitated by consultant Linda Stoneman. A draft Strategic Plan has been developed and we are preparing to share...
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Harold’s Terms & Conditions

July 6, 2017 1. Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to legal residents of Gippsland. By entering and participating, the entrant acknowledges that they (i) are a resident of Gippsland and that they (ii) agree, should they win, to their name being listed on Lifeline Gippsland Inc.’s Facebook page and/or website in order to announce the Winner. They...
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Stress Down Day 2017

June 27, 2017 IT’S HERE AGAIN! The one day in the year where you can come to work or school dressed in your PJ’s, or if that’s a bit heavy-going, maybe just go with the ol’ slippers or perhaps host a morning tea. However you wish to celebrate it, Stress Down Day is meant to be FUN! We...
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Mental Health First Aid – 19th & 20th July

June 16, 2017 ONE IN FOUR Australians will experience a MENTAL ILLNESS in any given year With the news of further local job losses in Gippsland recently, the ability to know how to identify and support someone suffering mental distress is something we all should be aware of. Overall, the percentage of people reporting a high or very...
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Do you own a green thumb?

May 26, 2017 Lifeline Gippsland is urgently seeking volunteers who have some knowledge of, and love plants. As we only receive 12% state government funding, our plant sales provide an important source of funding that helps us maintain vital community services such as the 13 11 14 Crisis Line, the Connect Call Back service and subsidised community training....
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ASIST Delivery in East Arnhem Land

May 26, 2017 Marisca Seinen, our Corporate Trainer, found herself delivering ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) up in the Aboriginal community of Numbulwar, opposite Groote Eylandt, on the mainland of East Arnhem Land (NT). Roper Gulf Council wanted to ensure their sports/rec staff and youth workers were trained to become suicide first-aiders. ASIST teaches people to recognise...
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