Jasmine’s dream to help people experiencing homelessness
Our scholarship student Jasmine is following her dream to become a social worker, recently beginning her master’s degree at the University of Sydney.
How Tina and Natalie found stability at Providence House
In 2014 the Foundation invested in the purchase and renovation of a residential building, Providence House, in Sydney’s Inner West. Providence House now provides emergency housing for asylum seekers facing homelessness, along with support services including medical and legal assistance, education and training, and job search support.
How has COVID-19 impacted victims of domestic violence in Australia?
The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting lockdown orders in Australia have had an unprecedented impact on domestic violence, the effects of which will be felt for years to come.
Helping Aboriginal youth rediscover their country
A Community Grant provided a small group of Aboriginal youth with a fabulous 5-day educational camp in remote South Australia.
How one volunteer can make a difference
Community Grant recipient Home-Start is an organisation that supports families with young children – and couldn’t do it without the commitment and care of its volunteers.
Faraz finds her voice
Our scholarship student Faraz has fought hard for her right to an education, something many of us take for granted. Like most of our scholarship recipients, she had a traumatic childhood and was unable to count on her family for support. Now, through her studies, Faraz is finding a voice for storytelling.
Serra’s story: how a tertiary scholarship can change a life
Completing a degree or certificate isn’t easy but it’s even tougher if you don’t have supportive parents to provide guidance and encouragement. Serra had spent many years couch-surfing until she got her own place when she was 16. Here, she shares her story about how she was heading down the wrong path when the opportunity to receive a scholarship changed her perspective and her future.
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