Lalor Living & Learning Centre is a not-for-profit incorporated association. The association is made up of members who are local people who support the aims and purposes of the association. Each year, the members elect a Committee of Governance who are responsible for overseeing the organisation. The role of the Committee includes making sure the organisation is working towards its vision and purpose, setting strategic goals, financial oversight and appointing the Manager.
Lalor Living & Learning Centre delivers learning and teaching that offers people the opportunity to become their best selves in vibrant, healthy and friendly communities.
The purpose of Lalor Living & Learning Centre is to welcome people and families from diverse backgrounds to learning experiences that are professionally run, relevant, useful and transformative. The Centre will do this by:
- Offering adult education and training
- Supporting individual learners of all ages in their development
- Being a place of connection for the community
- Supporting community development initiatives.
Committee of Governance
To enquire about membership please contact the office. Those people unable to be members of the association (for example, paid staff, people under the age of 18) are welcome to be a Friend of Lalor LLC.
Each year, the members elect a Committee of Governance who are responsible for overseeing the organisation. The role of the Committee includes making sure the organisation is working towards its vision and purpose, setting strategic goals, financial oversight and appointing the Manager.
The Manager is responsible for the day to day operations of the Centre which includes staffing, planning, regulatory compliance, programs & activities, marketing and interaction with external bodies. The Manager also advises, supports and reports to the Committee.
Click here to read our Strategic Intent: Strategic Intent – 30-05-2018 v2 (PDF file).
The association reports to a number of regulatory bodies each year.
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The current members of the Committee of Governance are:
Deirdre Worn – President
Rosa Harrison – Secretary
Leanne Wright – Treasurer
Anna Perfetto – Ordinary Member
Sidharth Sunt – Ordinary Member
Helene Pype – Ordinary Member
The Committee is always on the lookout for new members who can add their professional skills and life experience to the Centre. All Committee members are volunteers and meet monthly throughout the year.
Child Safety Statement of Commitment
Lalor Living and Learning Centre Inc. is committed to child safety.
All students (and children) under eighteen (18) years of age who are supported by Lalor Living and Learning Centre Inc. have a right to feel and be safe. We want children to be safe, happy and empowered. We support and respect all children and young people. We are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children and young people.
We promote diversity and tolerance, and people from all walks of life and cultural backgrounds are welcome. In particular we:
- Promote the cultural safety, participation and empowerment of Aboriginal children and young people;
- Promote the cultural safety, participation and empowerment of children and young people from
- Culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds; and
- Ensure that children and young people with a disability are safe and can participate equally.
We have zero tolerance of child abuse, and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously and consistently with our robust policies and procedures. We have legal and moral obligations to contact authorities when we are worried about a child’s safety, which we follow rigorously.
Lalor Living and Learning Centre Inc. is committed to preventing child abuse and identifying risks early, and removing and reducing these risks. We have robust human resources and recruitment practices for all personnel and committed to regularly training and education our personnel on child abuse risks.
Click to view full Child Safety Policy
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