News & Events

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

Aboriginal Procurement Policy a first for WA

Sixty-four Indigenous owned and operated businesses showcased their products and services to government agency buyers at the recent Aboriginal Business Expo to coincide with the launch of the State government’s Aboriginal Procurement Policy. Finance and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ben Wyatt launched the Aboriginal Procurement Policy at the event at the River View Room of the… more

Quairading DHS finishes exciting year for Future Moves

One of Directions’ Career Centre’s most successful programs, Future Moves, has been delivered all across schools in the Wheatbelt during 2017 and is back again for 2018. Future Moves is a career guidance program which helps students to identify career aspirations and goals through career exploration activities. Directions’ Career Development Officer Vikki Sinagra recently delivered… more