News & Events

Directions Career Expo 2018

Directions’ inaugural ‘Career Directions’ careers expo in Northam was a huge success. The event was supported by over 30 exhibitors showcasing employment, training, and higher education opportunities for local people for a diverse range of industry sectors and occupations, with a focus on indigenous employment and training opportunities. It was the first of its kind… more

Directions Out & About – National Reconciliation Week

The Shire of Northam Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group invited community members of all backgrounds to come together and ‘Walk with Courage’ for National Reconciliation Week 2019 on Monday 27 May. Our Indigenous Mentor and Northam team leader Brenda DeAtta represents Directions as well as the community on the working group. Guests along with the… more

Learning more about volunteering

Volunteering WA’s Wheatbelt volunteer hub coordinator Tanya Richardson gave a Step Into Volunteering presentation to Directions team members in Northam this week. The session was a great way for our career development team to find out more about the benefits of volunteering for our clients as well as how they can get involved in their… more

Reconciliation Week in Northam

This year’s Reconciliation Week was celebrated in Northam with a coming together of the community for a morning tea event. Hosted by the Shire of Northam with generous support from several local businesses and volunteers, Directions was proud to be instrumental in the event which commenced with a moving Welcome to Country from local Ballardong… more

Is this for real? Beware the scammer

From dating scams to fake shopping websites, supposed calls from telecoms service providers or accident investigators, scams cost Australians millions of dollars each year and anyone can be targeted. Scammers use many different methods to steal your money or your sensitive information. National Scams Awareness Week runs from 21 – 25 May 2018 and is an annual… more