AGL Loy Yang Monash University Students Tour July 31st

31st July saw ACV/GARDS rep Vicki – take Monash University Medical Students Ruxanda and Nesreen – along with their Professor Margaret Simmons out to AGL Loy Yang for a tour of the power station and mine. It was a great day and a really great opportunity for these students and their lecturer to get a…

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ACV/GARDS Office Official Opening July 2019

18.7.2019 – Great day today for the official opening of our new office at 211 Lloyd Street Moe. Hon. Minister Jaclyn Symes Minister for Regional Development – Minister for Agriculture -Minister for Resource and our Upper House Member of Parliament Harriet Shing MP did us the great honour of attending today. We were pleased that…

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International Workers Memorial Day 2019

On the 26th April 2019 ACV/GARDS and GTLC conducted their International Workers Memorial Day event in the Centenary Rose Garden Morwell Victoria, Australia – Workers Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for workers who have been killed and injured on the job. It is observed around the world by surviving family members, friends, co-workers,…

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Come and Join us for International Workers Memorial Day 26th April 2019

You are invited to join us for the annual combined Asbestos Council of Victoria/GARDS Inc. and Gippsland Trades and Labour Council International Workers Memorial Day event. Centenary Rose Garden – Avondale Road, Morwell 26th April – starting at 11am – Interesting speakers – musicians – ecumenical service and a free community BBQ at the conclusion…

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Federation Training Newborough Asbestos Aware 2018

Recently ACV/GARDS crew did an asbestos awareness session to 160 apprentices at Federation Training Newborough – Boiler makers, mechanics, civil engineering, painting & decorating, carpentry etc. Great session – good questions from the apprentices and their trade teachers  – the apprentices left the room with a better understanding of where asbestos can be found in…

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Lunch at Darnum for Support Group

At the end of June our support group members had a day out and lunched together at the Darnum pub. We then were kindly invited back to one our members houses, Jenny, in Warragul for afternoon tea, where she had prepared for us scones jam and cream. It was a wonderful day for our members…

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International Women’s Day Event 2018

International Women’s Day 8/3/2018 – The ACV/GARDS girls – Dorothy and Vicki attended a wonderful lunch/get together at Silks Restaurant in Moe. The International Women’s Group Latrobe Valley hosted the event and it was well attended. We met many ladies we already knew and made new friendships as well. It was good see a handful…

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