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Workers are provided ongoing, meaningful employment in their local area. They will have access to training and experience to allow them to move on to further jobs or education.


  • Meaningful employment that is flexible enough to cater for their circumstances
  • Work is close to home – no issues with commuting
  • Access to training eg horticulture, admin, etc
  • They become known as valuable community members


  • Converting verges to nature strips and ongoing maintenance
  • Additional jobs could include administration, ITC and journalism depending on abilities and interest
  • Unofficial role as familiar face to residents – similar to the role that small businesses sometimes play in building community fabric


  • Attend to the work provided
  • Provide feedback and suggestions about the project

Read more about Problems & SolutionsGuiding Principles, and Stakeholders. For tips on planting out your own verge, see how I did it on my site naturestrips.com.au