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where it
all began

It all started in the late 1960s, when a group of parents and carers saw a need for an inclusive workplace and an environment that supported the needs of people with a wide range of abilities and skills.

Representatives from local and state governments, local service clubs and families worked hard to purchase five acres of land in Broadmeadows, build a factory and offices, and establish the organisation that we know today as Brite.

Our site was officially opened in November 1976 by the Governor of Victoria, Sir Henry Winneke. Over the years we’ve added new buildings, a nursery, training facilities and more.

From these modest beginnings, we’ve come a long way. Today Brite is a successful non-profit charity and organisation employing more than 200 people, constantly evolving to meet the needs of all our stakeholders.