SENVIC Local Lead
Loddon Mallee Region
Christie Centre Inc. believes in possibility and opportunity regardless of ability.
For over 65 years, Christie Centre Inc. has led the way in the Mallee region to meet individual needs through flexibility, innovation and place-based solutions. At the core of Christie Centre’s mission is to be financially independent and to promote employment as a viable option for the people they support. The Christie Centre achieves this through its portfolio of social enterprises:
Access Australia Group
Access Australia is the leading provider of training, employment and social enterprises in Greater Bendigo and South-east Melbourne.
They run three social enterprises employing around 80 people with disabilities including
Their social enterprises are developed first and foremost to provide skill development in industries where workforce shortages are experieenced to ensure we create a pipeline of trained, skilled and experienced staff to meet industry need and demand in open employment.
Together, Christie Centre Inc. and Access Australia group look forward to passing on their knowledge and experience to mentor and support the growth and development of other social enterprises across Victoria for a greater collective social impact.