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VAEAI is the peak body for Koorie education and training in Victoria, providing policy advice to the State Government. VAEAI is a state-wide community-based organisation comprised of 30 Local Aboriginal Education Consultative Groups (LAECGs), across eight regions in Victoria.

VAEAI in partnership with the Koorie Outcomes Division, Department of Education and Training, is responsible for the delivery of the Wurreker Strategy (launched in 2001) to enhance education and training opportunities and create real pathways to employment for Koorie people through TAFE, Learn Local and other Registered Training Organisations (RTOs).

The Wurreker Strategy ensures that training is consistent with Koorie community identified needs, links training to employment opportunities and empowers LAECGs and Koorie people in the planning and endorsement of training available through post-compulsory education providers.

In 2016 Marrung – Aboriginal Education Plan 2016 – 2026 was launched setting out a blueprint for Koorie learners across the life course, from early childhood through to schooling, and vocational education and training (including higher education). 

The Wurreker Strategy continues to be a key enabling Koorie strategy for the Government to deliver on its education and training agenda (The Education State), Marrung and Skills First, specifically the goals relating to the vocational education and training sector (VET).

The Loddon Campaspe Wurreker Broker position focuses on the ongoing functions and operations of the Wurreker Strategy in the Loddon Campaspe region of Victorian (encompassing towns such as Bendigo, Echuca, Cohuna, Kerang, Swan Hill).

Position Title: Loddon Campaspe Regional Wurreker Broker

Salary: $57,000 – Vehicle attached to position, Salary Packaging Options and 5 weeks leave

Tenure: 12 months – ongoing

Location: VAEAI Loddon Campaspe Region


It is expected that the successful applicant will have a sound knowledge of Koorie culture, have established local networks and an understanding of the issues that affect Koorie people, particularly in education and training. High levels of written and oral communication skills are also required.


Applications have been extended.

For a detailed Position Description please contact Phil Murray, Wurreker Strategy Coordinator P: 03 9481 0800.  Applications can be emailed to hr@vaeai.org.au

The Fitzroy Stars Football and Netball Club is looking to grow and diversify the Club’s revenue streams that will make the Club more agile, resilient, and sustainable into the future

The responsibilities of this role would include investigating / implementing corporate and philanthropic funding opportunities and undertaking a membership drive to increase revenue generated from membership fee and to undertaken administration duties in the club. 

Position Title: Fundraiser Manager

Salary: $70,000 per annum plus superannuation

Tenure: 12 months – ongoing

Location: 2 Watt Street, Thornbury 

Hours: 38 hours per week (flexible)


  • develop strategies to raising money /sponsorship for the sustainability of the Club
  • refine that plan to adopt strategies and campaigns that reflect the visions of the Club
  • contact corporate representatives, government officials, or community leaders to increase awareness of organizational causes, activities or needs
  • identify and explore Stakeholder /Sponsors
  • Identify , write and submit grant applications
  • Produce a marketing and communication strategy to give prospective stakeholders
  • plan fundraising events such as dinners, receptions
  • Assist the CEO with administration of the Club
  • Regular reports to the Board


  • Responsible to Board on fundraising successes and/or opportunities
  • Create a database of potential stakeholders/sponsors
  • Design promotional material
  • Write six monthly performance reports indication the progress in meeting key milestones



  1. Cultural: An understanding of the Victorian Aboriginal community and a commitment to the FSFNC cultural obligations to the community.
  2. Drive and Commitment: Enthusiastic and committed, with a demonstrated capacity for fundraising
  3. Flexibility: Ability to work out of normal office hours to meet targets.
  4. Resilience: Ability to be proactive and flexible.


Applications are open until the 18th of January, 2020.

For a detailed Position Description or more information please contact Esme Bamblett,  Fitzroy Stars President fitzroystars@bigpond.com 

Applications should include a cover letter addressing your ability to cover the Key Responsibilities alongside a CV. Address the application to Esme Bamblett at fitzroystars@bigpond.com 

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