P&G Purpose

49 Industrial Avenue Hoppers Crossing VIC 3029 Australia


Our Blogs

Read our latest blogs and stay up to date with our recent achievements and projects.

April 9, 2024

No Interest Loan Program

Must complete a budget (template available at https://moneysmart.gov.au/budgeting/budget-planner) and an application available here to establish your ability to repay and the duration of the loan. Depending on the results, applicants may be asked to see a financial counselor prior to payment Purpose of the loan: must enable work

April 9, 2024

Buy a Facemask and Employ Some of Our Most Disadvantaged

Your donations will provide meaningful work to one of our newest Australians, those overlooked in our communities with refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds.

Some of the sewers that we have worked with for some time have set up their own sites to sell masks.

April 9, 2024

Free Online Training: Working in Australia – What you need to know

Arriving in a new country and starting a new job means there is a lot to learn. But finding the right information can be difficult.

To help our newest Australians learn about their rights and responsibilities at work and provide important information about safe practices, we have created a free online training.

Students can take the training at their own pace and translate the video content into different languages via captions.

April 9, 2024

P&G Shelter Design

At Purpose and Growth, we are passionate about the future. The future of the world, the future of the environment, and the future of the people who live in it. We are a not-for-profit organization based in Australia who strives to provide equitable and economical resources to communities in need during disaster situations. P&G produces sustainable paper tubes that can be used to build shelters and other buildings for communities when previous infrastructure has been damaged or is no longer safe to use.

April 9, 2024

Employment Opportunity For Ezidi Community In Transport NSW

P&G has been working in tandem with the NSW government and the Rotary club to create a pipeline for the Ezidi community in NSW for jobs in transport.

April 26, 2024

Miran: Rebuilding from zero

When I left home, the situation was very bad. People of all ages, anywhere, [would be there one second and] would be gone [the next] second. It was normal. So many people I knew died, including my girlfriend.

April 29, 2024

It’s Refugee Week 2020!

It’s Refugee Week (and World Refugee Awareness Month) and we are celebrating the “Year of Welcome”. For all of us, this year has proven that we are resilient, adaptable and welcoming of change within our lives. Although we’re still confined to our own homes, we can continue to embrace a sense of unity and harmony by sharing stories

April 29, 2024

Medical Facility in a Shipping Container

In a previous post, we shared a few details about the development of our first mobile testing center. It’s well-known that production and deployment of medical facilities to most parts of the world, particularly in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, is insufficient. P&G Purpose seeks to participate in helping create global solutions through smarter medical production design.

April 29, 2024

Why P&G is Thinking Inside the Box

Imagine a post-Covid-19 world where mobile testing stations are available to even the most vulnerable communities in the poorest countries. Imagine a coordinated, benevolent health response system that allows people in every part of the world to safely resume daily activities.

April 29, 2024

Get involved with Covid-19 relief

There are several ways to contribute, which describes you? I’d like to learn more: see here (overall), here (PPE), and here (hospital capacity) for the freely-available designs I’d like to contribute expertise, time or skills: we need, medical professional, materials scientists

April 29, 2024

Training funding

If you are an Australian refugee, asylum seeker, or veteran or nonprofit/employer who knows of someone like this who could improve their job prospects by completing a short course (e.g. licence, white card), then, presuming funding is available

April 29, 2024

Money at P&G Purpose

Money at many nonprofits is a sensitive topic. We do not think it needs to be. Here’s how money works at P&G Purpose:

Low ‘overheads’: P&G Purpose has no paid staff, and our office space is paid for by our affiliated social enterprise

April 29, 2024

Volunteering FAQs

How do I become a volunteer? Submit an application via email at enquiries@pgpurpose.org stating your skills, experience and availability, and/or applicable role

If shortlisted, attend an interview Start volunteering!