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EPIC Fatherhood Festivals

Fathers Day is just around the corner and EPIC would like to celebrate the joys, benefits, challenges and rewards that come with fatherhood. Our Karratha, Newman and Hedland teams have planned some great events. Check out the below, see what we are up to and join our fun filled events. …

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Protective Behaviours in the Pilbara

The Protective Behaviours Workshops teach and promote the concepts of emotional literacy, empowerment, assertiveness, problem solving and understanding of safety. In teaching these concepts and strategies, Protective Behaviours aims to prevent abuse, increase safety and reduce violence in our communities. In light of the recent arrests of 30 men on …

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Gap Year Workshop

EPIC Career Centre were asked to present their Gap Year Workshop to the Year 12 Newman Senior High School students – giving students information about the choices and opportunities that are available following school and throughout their lifelong learning journey. Many of the students have only been informed about tertiary …

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The Newman Mothers Group

The Mothers Group in Newman is now in its third week and has been a huge success so far! Living in remote areas can come with a few disadvantages. Rowena Purdy one of our local Mums approached EPIC with the idea of a Mothers Group and we were happy to support …

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Huge Success Story from our Career Centre in Newman

With no Literacy and Numeracy services in Newman, many individuals face a lot of barriers when looking for work, whether they are transitioning to the workforce, re-entering the workforce, or are looking for a career change. This is a story about a very passionate client of ours: Lance Foster has …

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GARRY LEE – FOOD SCIENTIST

Imagine this…You’re instructed to bite in to a slice of lemon… You are to eat the lemon as if it was an orange. While you’re expecting the cringing sour taste you have always known lemons to bring, it’s a sweet, juicy, refreshing orange flavour that fills your mouth, but how? …

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Career Central ’17 – A huge success!

Over 57 organisations from 10 different industries attended the Career Central ’17. The event hit a high once again, providing local students and the broader community an overview of what Karratha and the surrounding towns have to offer on jobs. Fun games, showcasing large equipment and interactive quizzes helped to …

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EPIC staff kick massive goals!

Several EPIC staff have successfully gained certificates that will further enhance and support the amazing work they do within the disability field. Starting in May 2016 and graduating in September 2016 Benazir “Vinnie” Jean, Chipo Zimba, Fiona Giles, Jacinta Humby and Sunnie Newman successfully completed their Certificate III in Individual …

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