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The School Friendly Business program provides recognition for businesses that support their local schools. School Friendly Businesses support the local community by:

  • Being aware of important school dates
  • Welcoming invitations to important school events
  • Considering flexi-time for parent/guardian employees to attend significant school events
  • Welcoming authorised school and parenting information/literature in their staff room
  • Being prepared to host students for workplace learning (work experience, Structured Workplace Learning and/or School Based Apprenticeships or traineeships)
  • Being willing to allow small groups of students to visit their workplace for a tour
  • Support the MATES Mentoring Program by allowing allow employee/s an agreed period of time-release or flexible work arrangements during work hours to participate in the MATES Mentoring Program for 1 hour a fortnight.
  • Supporting the MATES Reading Buddies program in their local schools by being a part of the “village that raises a child”.
Becoming a School Friendly Business helps you to:

  • Promote your business
  • Demonstrate your corporate social responsibility
  • Become an employer of choice
  • Help nurture a future workforce
  • Enhance business and school relationships
  • Open and improve avenues of communication
Download a School Friendly Business Flyer here

Fill out the form below to apply online.
School Friendly Business
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Bendigo Bank

Horsham Branch
Work 80 – 82 Firebrace St HORSHAM VIC 3400 Australia Work Phone: 03 5381 0996 Website: Scholarships


Bendigo Bank is a commercial banking group providing banking services specifically suited to rural communities and not-for-profit organisations.
The charitable arm of Bendigo Bank has created a pool of money to help build stronger communities through funding programs for families, youth, health, education, the environment, the arts and lots more.
Each year, under their Scholarships Program, they award grants to outstanding, but disadvantaged students, usually from a rural area, that have been offered a full-time place at an Australian university or college campus for the first time.

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