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Sustainability Success!

We’re excited to update you on the progress of our successful partnership with Mission Australia! As our Work for the Dole trainees finish their time at A Gesture, we’ve only just begun to see the fruits of their generous hard work developing our sustainability garden! Our rear warehouse now boasts several new shade houses, and our winter […]

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May

Training Progress

A Gesture continues to provide access to quality training for people from a variety of different cultures, genders and socio economic backgrounds. Trainers continue to use quality delivery and assessment methods that cater for the individualised needs of our students, to help them reach their highest potential and gain significant qualifications to allow them not only to rejoin […]

What Do We Do

Food Australian’s dump over $7 Billion of food into landfill. Redirecting surplus food to people in need is an excellent way to reduce food waste, help the environment, reduce food insecurity, and help reduce landfill. At A Gesture, we want to help reduce food insecurity and waste while working with the community to create a […]

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Nov

Youth Now Award

            A Gesture is proud to announce that we have received the Youth Now Employer Champion Award of 2014!   We were nominated by 4 schools in our area, and are honored to receive this award.  

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Nov

Trainee Success

A big thank you to our GTO partner in Adelaide, Maxima Group, who held their annual awards for the hundreds of trainees and apprentices that complete training with Maxima each year. This year we were delighted that one of our Certificate III Warehouse Operations students, Michael Bishop, took out the award for best School-Based Trainee for […]

Sewing the Seeds of Sustainability

Part of our extended education program at A Gesture Elizabeth involves sowing seeds and, hopefully, growing 600 native seedlings for Tress For Life. The seedlings will be grown out until about May 2015 then donated to a landholder for revegetation on their property in Eastern SA. The seeds come in kit form, complete with soils […]

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Sep

Building Up

We’re always looking to expand here at A Gesture, which is why we’re excited to show you our new utility shed to house our supplies here in Elizabeth.  A big thank you to Bruce and Ryan, two of our trusted work-for-the-dole participants for erecting the shed on our warehouse grounds.   The shed was kindly […]

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Aug

School lunch

Sometimes the best kind of ‘thank you’ for what we do here at A Gesture is to simply see our work in action! Our Operations Manager, Dale Wylie, and Warehouse Supervisor, Rob Scott, were recentlyinvited to one of our local primary schools for lunch. It turns out it was a school Rob attended quite a […]

Vote for A Gesture in the Charity Breakthrough!

We’re always blown away by the incredible support of the community in helping us end food insecurity and meet the needs of the community. Which is why we’re asking for YOUR help in gaining a new type of community support to continue training and feeding the community. In less than 3 minutes you can help […]

Initiative to Make Positive Change

 Norm, one of our outstanding drivers at our warehouse in Sunshine, who is full of wisdom has done it again. Norm has taken the initiative and approached members of parliament in our local area in the hope that A Gesture Sunshine could possibly receive some assistance from the government. Norm was granted a scheduled time to have Mr Bernie Finn […]