Cire students - Changing Gears program

Students graduate with Learner permits

Congratulations to some of our Cire Community School students who recently gained their Learner Driver permits. It was a 100% success rate with the 12 students who completed the three-day Changing Gears driver education program attaining their Ls at the Mooroolbark Licence Testing Centre. Cire Community School was able to deliver the program at an […]


Cire scoops two awards for Mount Evelyn garden

Cire’s Community Garden at Mount Evelyn has starred in the 2018 Victorian Schools Garden Awards (VSGA). It topped its category for the most engaging school garden, awarded by Catholic Education Melbourne, as well as winning the secondary schools section for North Eastern – Regional. The dual awards are a testimony to the hard work and […]

Cire joins the Wandin Rotary

Cire joins Rotary

Cire Services Inc. has added a further depth to its community partnerships by becoming one of the first organisational members of Wandin Rotary Club. Cire has welcomed the initiative because it helps build on our existing relationship with Rotary and work even more closely with a service organisation very much driven by similar values and […]

Days for Girls - Cire Community School Students

Student stitchers reach out to vulnerable girls globally

Student stitchers reach out to vulnerable girls globally Cire Community School’s reach has gone global with a group of students enthusiastically supporting the Days for Girls Project, an international social enterprise making menstrual kits for distribution in developing countries. Launched at the school earlier this year, the initiative has also opened the doors of opportunity […]

Cire donates to a Bali school for education supplies

Heather helps Cire extend its reach to Bali

Cire Services Inc. has spread its reach to Asia thanks to the big heartedness of Heather Dryden who is currently in Bali helping empower young people through education and other support services. Heather, from Yarra Junction and a Cire employee, is volunteering with Peduli Sesama Philanthropic Work (PSPW) which is part of the Aura Sukma […]

Pick My Project - vote now

Pick My Project – voting now open

Two exciting Cire projects for the Upper Yarra have made it through to the community voting stage of the State Government’s Pick My Project initiative, a $30 million online community grants program. How can you help? Vote for our projects. Voting opened on 13 August and the more votes our projects attract, the greater our […]

New work boots by the truckload, almost

It was like Christmas at Cire’s Mount Evelyn campus on 3 August when a donation of a truckload, almost, of spanking new work boots arrived for horticulture students. The Port Melbourne-based Workwear Group was behind the incredibly generous donation, with students eager to select their own from the 40 pair available. There were no second […]

ESTIA Health Aged Care - Cire Children's Services bring generations together

Something special happens when generations come together

Something special happens when generations come together – the kinder room children at Yarra Junction have been enjoying fortnightly visits to Estia Health,where they love spending time with the residents and participating in some fun art and craft activities. It’s an experience that assists the children to understand that people are different and have various […]

Everyday skills can be hard for some

A surprising statistic for you – around 44% of adult Australians has literacy levels that make everyday tasks very difficult. Sadly, our numeracy levels are worse with over half of Australian adults scoring low on international surveys. If you have been able to read this so far, fortunately, you are likely not a contributor to this statistic. Low […]