By Dunlea Centre / Sep 5, 2017

Annual Report 2016: Key Achievements in 2016

Dunlea Centre Key Achievements in 2016

  • Interstate Salesian Principals and Deputy Principals visit Dunlea Centre and Bosco College for Australian Pacific Salesian Principals Association (APSPA).
  • Oz Bosco held at Bosco College & Dunlea Centre for the first time.
  • Jen Cohen (Sydney Catholic Schools) – Mental Health First Aid workshop.
  • New Dunlea staff attend Salesian Immersion held in Melbourne.
  • Staff attend Frist Aid training at St Johns Ambulance Sydney.
  • Samoan Siva cultural dance tour of the Engadine Bosco community.
  • Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) training for staff held in April.
  • Maria House (girls) meet with NSW Premier, Mr Mike Baird.
  • Executive Director attends the European Scientific Association on Residential and family Care for Children and Adolescents (EUSARF) Conference (September) in Oviedo, Spain.
  • Executive Director visits the original Boys Town Omaha, Nebraska & later the Boys Town, New York annex.
  • Executive Director visits Waterford Country School, Connecticut, USA.
  • Fr Greg Chambers Salesian Provincial visit in June.
  • The Chair and Executive Director invited to Budapest “Fight for Freedom” 60th year anniversary celebrations.
  • Montessori Academy commences refurbishment of the ‘old hospital’ for its Childcare Centre.
  • Plans tentatively finalised for the pilot of a ‘Day Program’.
  • Final Occupation Certificate issued on 9th December 2016 – administration area complete. All Dunlea staff return to the main building campus.