WorkSafe Victoria works with the Victorian community to reduce the incidence, severity and cost to the community of work-related injury and disease.
It has an ultimate vision of workplaces free from injury and disease and work towards this by promoting a culture of safety through its extensive public awareness programs.
Workplace inspectors endeavour to ensure that Victoria’s employers and workers receive information, advice and guidance to help them comply with health and safety obligations and a specialist team visits workplaces to ensure injured workers are getting the support they need to get back on the job.
For information on WorkSafe Victoria activities including information on how to make workplaces safer, return to work for injured people, go to www.worksafe.vic.gov.au or call the free and confidential advice line on 1800 136 089.
Victoria University (VU) has a longstanding partnership with the Western Bulldogs. We are situated in the Bulldogs’ heartland – six of our nine campuses are in Melbourne’s west. In 2013 the Footscray Bulldogs’ home ground was renamed Victoria University Whitten Oval.
Our partnership is based on a shared commitment and vision for Melbourne’s western region that sees links between sport, health and social wellbeing, and has at its heart a mutual commitment to the development of the west.
VU is one of only a few Australian universities to offer courses in both vocational education (TAFE) and higher education – from certificates and diplomas to degrees and PhDs.
Through our flexible course options and strong academic and personal support, we provide learning opportunities for students from diverse cultural, socioeconomic and educational backgrounds.
We have a growing national and international reputation in sport, exercise science and active living. Our wide range of sport courses, partnerships with elite sporting organisations and world-class facilities makes VU an Australian leader in sport education.
For more information visit www.vu.edu.au
ASICS is at the forefront of the world performance sports market as undisputedly the leading running shoe brand for enthusiasts and professional athletes alike.
Not solely a footwear brand, ASICS develops apparel products with both the athlete and supporter in mind, and aims to produce an array of products to fulfil not only technical training and match day garments, but also apparel to a superior quality for lifestyle and supporters ranges.
ASICS is unmatched for technical superiority and rigourous quality. These standards have put the company in good stead since 1949 and will remain hallmarks of the brand as it innovate sand develops well into the 21st century.
ASICS continues to grow their association with national and international teams and athletes, as well as continue to provide superior apparel and footwear to everyday consumers.
Visit www.asics.com.au for more information on ASICS.
As one of the fastest growing Councils in regional Australia, Ballarat offers a great lifestyle and great opportunities.
Renowned for its beautiful parks, broad tree-lined streetscapes, cultivated European gardens, and heritage architecture of national significance and international interest, Ballarat is home to over 100,000 people and services a regional popular of over 40,000.
With a projected population of 142,002 by 2031 (source: Victoria in Future 2014), Ballarat’s projected growth rate is higher than that forecast for Melbourne and the state of Victoria.
As the thriving regional capital of Western Victoria Ballarat offers premium job opportunities, world-class education (including three universities), affordable housing, exciting restaurants, cafes and retail options, accessible community and health services, a great lifestyle and a lively arts scene.
With more than 800 staff, the City of Ballarat is one of Ballarat’s largest employers, delivering more than 100 services to the local community.