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Seasonal worker grant

Seasonal worker grant

THE Sunraysia Mallee Ethnic Communities Council (SMECC) has received a $450,000 grant to support 600 seasonal workers with work, accommodation and transport. The grant was announced under the Andrews Government’s $6 million Seasonal Workforce Accommodation Program...

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Boost for local food services

Boost for local food services

FOOD relief services in Sunraysia will be strengthened after the region scored almost $750,000 in Victorian Government funding this week. Sunraysia Mallee Ethnic Communities Council (SMECC) received $74,817 and the Red Cliffs Community Resource Centre (RCCRC) awarded...

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Dream job for new chief

Dream job for new chief

FROM Robinvale District Health Services to SuniTAFE and the roles along the way, there have been many stops on Alisi Fangaloka’s career path. But wherever she went, there was a deep passion driving her forward – the desire to work with people of varied cultures,...

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Freemasons Donate to SMECC Food Share

Freemasons Donate to SMECC Food Share

Freemasons Foundation Victoria and the United Memorial and Merbein Lodge have donated $21,500 to Sunraysia Mallee Ethnic Communities Council Foodbank to assist with the distribution of food to needy families. The Foodbank administered by SMECC in conjunction with...

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Ramsay Court to undergo renovation

Ramsay Court to undergo renovation

SMECC’s Ramsay Court property is set to undergo a renovation. The State Government and Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions has funded SMECC to conduct building upgrades to the Ramsay Court accommodation site. Once complete, the facility will provide much needed...

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Multicultural Infrastructure Grant comes through

Multicultural Infrastructure Grant comes through

On the 15th of September the Minister for Multicultural Affairs announced that SMECC was successful in its application for a Kitchen and Air-Conditioner upgrade. SMECC will receive $100,000 towards a new Commercial grade Kitchen to be installed onsite. The Kitchen...

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