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Amy Collins is the Continuous Improvement Officer at Merriwa and has worked across the many divisions of Merriwa over her 8 years at the organisation.
She started at Merriwa as a casual working in Contract Packaging, but has been given the opportunity to progress and over this time has gained a wealth of experience in roles including Logistics Coordinator and Supervisor in Contract Packaging and Processing (CPP), then moving to the Timber Division in Administration, Production ...
Park Lane Nursery: A Great Work Environment
Kath Kelly has worked at Park Lane Nursery for over 14 years and the enjoyment she gets from working at the nursery and the people she works with is evident when you talk with her.
Kath says “The people you work with are awesome, we work really well together and have a great team environment”.
Kath has worked in a variety of roles at the nursery and has built a diverse range of skills making her such ...
Hidden Talents at Merriwa
Paul started his employment at Merriwa three years ago when he took a tour of the facilities at Timbers, Packaging and Park Lane Nursery, and decided he would like to begin work in the Packaging Division on Greta Road.
He has worked multiple roles within Packaging and achieved a lot in a short period of time with the capability to work across any of the lines on the production floor.
Paul says “I started doing mailouts, then ...
Celebrating Excellence at the 2018 Merriwa Awards
Merriwa’s Annual Awards night celebrates and recognises those at Merriwa who have excelled in their work through recent achievements, as nominated by their peers. The Awards also recognise employee years of service and dedication to their jobs.
The Awards night had 260 guests attend including employees, families, carers and special guests. The guest speaker was Kurt Fearnley, Australian Paralympic Gold Medallist who captivated the ...
Merriwa CEO Message
Prosperity, “we are prosperous and successful in the provision of our products and services and having a positive work environment”. One of the biggest challenges and key to any not for profit or social enterprise is its ability to remain financially sustainable. Put simply if you can’t pay the bills, you can no-longer provide the social purpose.
For many years Merriwa has taken the approach of being a social enterprise. What is a social enterprise you ...
Merriwa Mo-Bro's supporting Movember
As part of the BuyAbility 'Come and See our Work in Action' week, Merriwa hosted a morning tea/BBQ and invited guests to tour our facilities at Greta Road.
Meet Josh West!
Josh commenced working at Merriwa in August 2013, initially working in the Packaging division.
Annual Dinner looks into the future
Merriwa was privileged to host Dr Jordon Nguyen, a biomedical engineer and award-winning documentary maker at our annual awards night in August.
Welcome to Merriwa’s Spring Newsletter, Bart Crawley, CEO
It’s nice to see a bit more sunshine on the way, after a long, cold Winter!