2019 Impact 25
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES for the COMMON GOOD

Tag : Children

Changemaker

Shining a Light on Australia’s Public Education System

Lina Caneva, Monday, 2nd October 2017 -  A passion for looking at policy issues through a social justice lens and a desire to shine a light on the great work of the public education system has led David Hetherington to take on

Reclaiming The Power of Pretty

Wendy Williams, Monday, 17th July 2017 -  Merissa Forsyth is the founder and director of new not for profit Pretty Foundation which aims to build body resilience in girls aged two to six years. She is this week’s Changemaker.

Empowering Children to Lead Positive Social Change

Andrea Lemon, Tuesday, 23rd May 2017 -  Children have great capacity to affect the lives of those around them, writes Dr Andrea Lemon, CEO and founding co-director of Kids Thrive. “Before Kids as Catalyst I was just an ordinary

Australian Charities Merge to Help Vulnerable Children

Ellie Cooper, Monday, 27th February 2017 -  Save the Children Australia and Hands on Learning Australia are joining forces to prevent disengaged children from dropping out of school. The merger, announced Monday, will see

New Grants Help Australia’s ‘Little Dragons’

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 12th January 2017 -  Organisations that work to provide a brighter future for socially, economically or physically disadvantaged children are being encouraged to apply for grants to help their “Litt

Australians Fear for Future Generations of Children

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 6th October 2016 -  The 2016 Valuing Children Initiative benchmark survey has found that 80 per cent of Australians are concerned about the health and happiness of future generations of Australian…

Equity Trustees Makes First Grant Under New Funding Plan

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 30th August 2016 -  Philanthropic fund manager Equity Trustees has awarded its first grant, under its new $10 million Empowering Change philanthropy grant program, to support young people in state

NFP Schools Program Impacting Education Outcomes

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 27th April 2016 -  An assessment of a national Not for Profit program providing highly-disadvantaged children targeted education assistance throughout their schooling has found a significant

Children in Care Falling Behind Most Benchmarks: Research

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 27th August 2015 -  Children living in foster care and residential care are tracking dramatically behind their peers, according to new research released by Anglicare Victoria. The report,…

Funding for NFPs to Reduce Violence Against Women

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 21st July 2015 -  New Federal Government funding will allow community organisations to apply for grants to deliver projects to reduce violence against women and their children.  A total of…

Encouraging Young Philanthropists Online

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 23rd October 2014 -  A new online giving portal hopes to empower children to support the needs of disadvantaged children and families with the aim of developing a philanthropic culture in young Australians.…

Aussie Kids Going Hungry – Foodbank Report

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 16th October 2014 -  Aussie kids are going hungry with 180,000 children relying on food welfare each month and many more thousands being turned away, according to a new Not for Profit report. The Foodbank…
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