Knoxbrooke Inc

Organisation Details

Brief description

Knoxbrooke was born out of an initiative of Rotary Ferntree Gully and Belgrave in 1966 when it was identified that the local area required such a service for a growing local community.

It has been Knoxbrooke’s long and proud tradition of being there for people with disabilities and their families in a way that is valued.

It offer's social enterprises in both the West Gippsland and Outer Eastern areas of Melbourne.

Jigsaw (Timber Products, industrial production and manufacturing) and Waratah ( Mowing and slashing services)

Knoxbrooke Enterprises is a subsidiary of Knoxbrooke Incorporated and operates several social enterprises;

Yarra View Bushland Flora Nursery - a commercial wholesale nursery supplying a broad range of plants to the retail and landscape markets in the ACT, NSW, SA & VIC.

Yarra View Horticulture - a commercial garden maintenance team

Knoxbrooke Outsource - a commercial packaging, collation facility which also offers clean rooms.

The contribution we make to the community

Both Knoxbrooke Inc and Knoxbrooke Enterprises are a major local employer. Our workforce is predominantly made up of people living with a disability. Knoxbrooke pays all of our workforce Award based wages which in turn allows many individuals to lead a full and enjoyable life.

How supported employees and their families benefit

Each person that works for Knoxbrooke brings a particular skill set that is required to successfully operate our social enterprises. As an organisation we focus on people strengths which in turn brings the best out of people. In doing this, each persons confidence is boosted and brings about a healthy culture of working together.

Organisation contacts

Business Contact
Scott Buckland
Ph: 03 97370400
Em: scott.buckland@knoxbrooke.com.au

HR Contact
Janelle Ghent
Ph: 03 9737 0400
Em: janelle.ghent@knoxbrooke.com.au


Outlets (5)

Outlet Details:

  • Name: Yarra View Bushland Flora Nursery
  • Address: 136 York Road, Mount Evelyn, VIC, 3796 (view map)

Contacts:

  • Sales: Scott Buckland
  • Phone: 0397370400
  • Email: scott.buckland@knoxbrooke.com.au

Services:

  • Landscaping Services & Supplies
  • Building Construction Materials & Services

Outlet Details:

  • Name: Yarra View Horticulture
  • Address: 136 York Road, Mount Evelyn, VIC, 3156 (view map)

Contacts:

  • Sales: Scott Buckland
  • Phone: 03 9737 0400
  • Email: scott.buckland@knoxbrooke.com.au

Services:

  • Mowing & Slashing Services
  • Weed Control & Management
  • Bush Regeneration
  • Cemetery Services & Plaques
  • Vegetation Control & Management

Outlet Details:

  • Name: Knoxbrooke Outsource
  • Address: 21 Clancy Road, Mount Evelyn, VIC, 3796 (view map)

Contacts:

  • Sales: Scott Buckland
  • Phone: 03 9737 0400
  • Email: scott.buckland@knoxbrooke.com.au

Services:

  • Electronic Components & Supplies, All
  • Packaging
  • Shelving & Storage & Racking

Outlet Details:

  • Name: Jigsaw Industries
  • Address: 83 Ryan Court, Warragul, VIC, 3820 (view map)

Contacts:

  • Sales: Darren Kleevan
  • Phone: 0458 353 323
  • Email: darren.kleevan@knoxbrooke.com.au
  • HR: Janelle Ghent
  • Phone: 03 9758 3666
  • Email: janelle.ghent@knoxbrooke.com.au

Services:

  • Timber Products
  • Industrial Production & Manufacturing Services, All

Outlet Details:

  • Name: Waratah Grounds Maintenance
  • Address: 3 Ryan Court, Warragul, VIC, 3820 (view map)

Contacts:

  • Sales: Darren Kleevan
  • Phone: 0458 353 323
  • Email: darren.kleevan@knoxbrooke.com.au
  • HR: Janelle Ghent
  • Phone: 0397583666
  • Email: janelle.ghent@knoxbrooke.com.au

Services:

  • Mowing & Slashing Services

Knoxbrooke Inc

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