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August 9, 2022

House with No Steps recognised

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Byron GM Ken Gainger (left) with House with No Steps staff and supervisor on site at the Byron Bay wetlands. Photo supplied
Byron GM Ken Gainger (left) with House with No Steps staff and supervisor on site at the Byron Bay wetlands. Photo supplied

Two years of partnership were recently celebrated between Byron Shire Council and the House with No Steps.

Council’s general manager Ken Gainger met with the House with No Steps employees to recognise and thank them for the work they do, which includes ground maintenance at the Byron Sewerage Treatment Plants and Wetlands.

Council’s media spokesperson says the social enterprise program has created up-skilling and employment outcomes for people with a disability within the eleven Byron Shire Sewerage and Water Treatment sites.


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