Our Approach: Decent Work Exploration Grants

The Decent Work goal has become even more relevant over the past year, as skills shortages are emerging in key industries and locations. This program funds Employer driven, innovative models for work that integrate learning to ensure young people gain the work and experience they need and value.

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Hotel Etico – an Australian first

VFFF is excited to be the co-seed funder of Australia’s first social enterprise hotel staffed by industry professionals supporting hospitality trainees with intellectual disabilities.

Hotel Etico opens this November at the newly refurbished Mount Victoria Manor. Guests of the hotel will not only stay in elegant rooms, dine in at Niccolò’s Restaurant and Bar, find spaces for socialising, a quiet read or favourite flick; their holiday experience will contribute toward a proven employment training and social inclusion program that transforms lives.

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