Author Archives: Web Master

Short Story Competition Deadline Extension

📢 Deadline Extension Alert! Attention passionate storytellers, we have fantastic news for you! Due to popular demand and to give every talented writer a fair chance to participate, we’re thrilled to announce that we’re extending the deadline for our Short Story Competition! 📝 🌟 New Deadline: November 30th So craft your masterpiece, polish those narratives, and submit […]

Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Margaret Gardner AC 

Professor Margaret Gardner was the 9th and first woman President and Vice-Chancellor of Monash University from 1 September 2014 until 4 August 2023.  Prior to joining Monash, Professor Gardner was Vice-Chancellor and President of RMIT from April 2005 until August 2014. She has extensive academic experience, having held various leadership positions in Australian universities throughout […]


The new, national online gambling self-exclusion register, BetStop is now operational. People can request to exclude themselves from online gambling for a minimum of three months, up to a permanent exclusion. Our Residential and Community Services staff have begun educating people seeking help from Odyssey House services of this new strategy, to support people who […]

Circuit Breaker Build Update

The construction and redevelopment work at our Circuit Breaker residential facility near Benalla is nearly complete. While the decking, kitchen and laundry are finalised, works continue on constructing a new carpark, sewerage treatment system, and a large dam. Some big new tanks and a filtration system will also allow us to supply the building with […]

Voice Project

Every two years, Odyssey House Victoria surveys all our staff to obtain their views on a range of indicators relating to our performance and organisational outcomes. This independent survey is conducted by Macquarie University through their “Voice Project”, and it is benchmarked against hundreds of other Australian organisations and more than three million employees.  Odyssey […]

Board Member Updates

Earlier this year, Mr David Bullard OBE (pictured above) retired from the Board of Odyssey House Victoria after almost 45 years of service. David was the Deputy Chair, and one of the founding members, and his wise legal counsel was always on hand. Current Board member, Michael Strong has since accepted the role of Deputy […]