The VRI is a creative community space in Latrobe Valley.

The project is a partnership between Traralgon Neighbourhood Learning House Inc. and ReActivate Latrobe Valley Ltd.

We value learning by doing and doing more with less.

The hall is open Monday to Friday from 9am – 3pm.

For any enquiries about The VRI call Joh Lyons – 0419 568 772 or email

The Work for the Dole program operates every day with three projects:

Garden to Market – We grow food which is sold to our local hospitality businesses. 

Hall Crew – A team of participants who keep the hall clean, maintained and engage with a number of activities including community lunches, Digital Shed help, minor repairs and a variety of projects that happen in the space. 

Stay up to date with our events on Facebook –

Alt_Art is a community of emerging artists who run workshops, events and activities. Check out our Facebook Page for what’s on –  Alt_Art  

We value digital literacy and run workshops and provide assistance with technology. For more info see –LV Digital Shed 

Serving the Valley hospitality training courses are held at The VRI on a regular basis. For more information on upcoming classes see below. 

Below are the current classes: