Voices Of GROW

GROW clauses were critical

At the 2018 GROW Report Card event, Richard Martin from Hamlan Homes talks about the employment and social procurement outcomes from their work on the Baptcare project.

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Dr Genée Marks, learnings from job seekers

Dr Genée Marks from Bricolage Consulting reflects on the action research she undertook with participants from local Jobs Victoria programs – Colac Jobs Victoria, Whittington Works Alliance, Whitelion and Northern Futures. Genée discusses how getting a job is “opening a gateway to the world”. To learn more about this research, you can read the summary...

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Nelle, a Barwon Water story

Nell talks of her experience in working for Barwon Water: “I have gained courage with meeting new people, and pushing my own boundaries and getting out of my comfort zone.”

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Barwon Water: Doing the GROW thing

About Barwon Water Barwon Water (Barwon Region Water Corporation) is Victoria’s largest regional urban water corporation providing high quality water, recycled water and sewerage services. Sourcing locally One of the first steps toward implementing the GROW initiative for Barwon Water was to start integrating more local and social requirements in its Procurement Strategy. This included...

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