Further strengthening the wellbeing of our Traralgon community.

Today the Australian Community Support Organisation (ACSO) is further providing support to the Traralgon community with the official opening of its new hub.

“Opening a new hub on Kay street has allowed ACSO to unite our two former Traralgon locations together,” said ACSO CEO, Vaughan Winther. “Not only will this better connect our employees across our different programs, but it will also provide our services to the Traralgon community from one handy location,” He said.

“To truly be there for our communities and give everyone an opportunity to thrive, our new Traralgon hub will provide several free to access programs. This includes services which support people who are experiencing alcohol, other drugs, and mental health concerns, to people who have been impacted by the justice system and programs which assist carers and family members who have a loved-one experiencing substance use.”

ACSO, which provides over twenty- three programs in total across Victoria, New South Wales, and Queensland, is elated that its Traralgon hub will grow its capacity to provide ‘front door’ access to much-needed programs which help strengthen the wellbeing of our communities.

“Over the last financial year alone, ACSO has supported have supported 39,727 people across Australia. We’re looking forward to growing this number by expanding our programs in Traralgon” To celebrate its official opening, Ronald Edwards Pepper hosted a Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony, uniting program participants, ACSO employees, program volunteers, partners, and other local services providers to get a firsthand look at the space.

If you would like to learn more about the Australian Community Support Organisation or learn more about the programs on offer at Traralgon please visit or call 5172 2900.


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The Australian Community Support Organisation (ACSO) proudly acknowledges Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and their rich culture and pays respect to their Elders past, present.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s 
first peoples and as the Traditional Owners and custodians of the land and water on which we rely.

We embrace the spirit of reconciliation, working towards equality of outcomes and ensuring an equal voice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, including those who have come in contact with the justice system.

The Australian Community Support Organisation recognises the right to a safe and inclusive service without bias. ACSO is committed to the equitable treatment of its participants, employees and partners. We believe in humanity and celebrating the diverse voices of our community through leadership, practice and policy design, to honour and embrace diverse traditions, cultures and experiences of those we support and work alongside.

ACSO acknowledges funding from the Victorian, New South Wales & Queensland State Governments and Federal Government.

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