b'ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ANNUAL REPORT2021/22We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Australia and recognise the continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to Elders past present and emerging.Together we walk towards healing.Our story began on Worimi land onContents the NSW Mid North Coast in 1987. We were set up as a community development03Our 2022-25 Strategic Planorganisation, Great Lakes Community Resources, to provide training and05Our Impact employment opportunities for local Aboriginal06Co-Chair Message people experiencing disadvantage. Over the subsequent years our impact has widened,08CEO Message and our communities have thrived. 09Our Board We now run some of the largest social10A Year in Review enterprises in the country and deliver a range of community services. In 2022 we employed12Achieving our Goals 684 people across NSW, Queensland, Victoria,16Working on CountryWestern Australia and the ACT. Since 2017 we have operated as Community17Where We Work Resources, a national organisation with a clear18Community Servicesvision to make a stronger, fairer Australia.We create jobs that care for people and planet,24Green Connectwe keep waste out of landfill, we grow and30Resource Recovery Australia distribute fair food, and we provide community services to those who need them most.38Soft Landing Thank you for supporting us. 46The Management, Administrationand Development Team 49Our Volunteers50Funders & Partners 52Financial Report54Our History57Organisational StructureFront cover photo: Mandy Davis, Homebase Youth Services.Back cover photo: Jason Heron, Soft Landing Hume.Inside cover: Community Connected, illustration commissioned for Community Resources and hand-painted by First Nations artist Allison Day from the Coomaditchie United Aboriginal Corporation on Dharawal Country. Thank you to Westpac Foundation and Flashpoint Labs for photography used in this report.The icons featured in this report were created by Lara Went from Yukul Art.This report has been printed on EcoStar 100% recycled stock, FSC Certified Pulp, Carbon Neutral, 100% Post Consumer Waste.www.communityresources.org.au'