Community partners

Deakin is committed to the future development of the communities in which we operate. Covering a broad spectrum of education, research and strengthening community aspirations, we are dedicated to supporting organisations that are focused on enriching communities and helping Australians to achieve their goals.

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Warrnambool City Council

Deakin University has a strong partnership with the Warrnambool City Council, covering areas including the Arts, Commerce and Environmental Sustainability.

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Horizon 21

Deakin is a member of Horizon 21 a not-for-profit, cross sector industry group focussed on innovation towards sustainable solutions for industry.

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Lighthouse Theatre

Deakin is the proud major sponsor of the Lighthouse Theatre 2014 Lights Up Theatre Season.

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 Great South Coast Group

Deakin University is represented on the Pillars of the Great South Coast Group.

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South West PCP

Deakin University has partnered with South West Primary Care Partnership (SWPCP) with the aim of addressing local health work-force issues in the south-west.

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 Hamilton Performing Arts Centre

Deakin University is the proud Principal Sponsor of the Hamilton Performing Arts Centre 2014 Theatre Season.

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Committee for Portland

Deakin University's MOU with Committee for Portland forges closer links with the Portland community and improves pathways for local residents to pursue tertiary education.

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Warrnambool Art Gallery

Deakin University and the Warrnambool Art Gallery have joined forces and signed and MOU to promote cultural and social opportunities throughout the south-west district.

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 Warrnambool East Primary School

Warrnambool East Primary School's Inspiring Young Scientists partnership with Deakin University was established to improve student academic achievement and engagement by establishing an innovative science program.


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Deakin's Workplace Giving program is one of the ways our staff help to make a positive difference in our local communities. Through Deakin's payroll system our staff can elect to donate to our Workplace Giving partners the Brophy Family & Youth Services in Warrnambool.


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Deakin University, in partnership with Wannon Water, has fine-tuned its research into using goldfish to help reduce the costs and environmental impact of sewage treatment.

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