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Draft strengthens connections in Winton

Community stories: 27 July 2021

A $20,000 Tackling Times Together grant allowed the Diamantina Rodeo and Campdraft Association to go ahead with their annual Draft and bring people together, covering most of the major costs associated with the event, which otherwise may not have gone ahead.

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Canteen upgrade brings NT community together

Community stories: 27 July 2021

A grant from FRRR was the catalyst for a full upgrade of the Harts Range Amateur Race Club canteen facilities. Run by the Isolated Children’s and Parents Association, the canteen is used for Central Land Council meetings, consultations and community events, but was in much need of repair.

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Strengthening locals’ connections to native flora in the Kinglake Ranges

Community stories: 27 July 2021

In the 12 years since the 2009 Bushfires, almost half of the residents of Kinglake are new to the area. So the work of Kinglake Landcare Group is important in helping to improve the new residents’ understanding...

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Resilience Hack youth team responds in Byron Bay

Community stories: 27 July 2021

Resilience Hack is a unique program responding to extreme weather events, empowering young people by developing their leadership and emergency response skills. Delivered through the latter half of...

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ANZ 2020 - Karrkad Kandji Trust Warddeken Rangers

Protecting the Stone Country

Community stories: 5 July 2021

Warddeken, an Aboriginal owned not-for-profit company, combines traditional ecological knowledge with Western science to manage and protect one of Australia’s most unique environments.

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Wonthaggi artworks to the rescue

Community stories Event: 24 June 2021

Building confidence and connection with youth through art was the focus of a project supported by a $4,840 Gardiner Dairy Foundation grant in 2019. The State Coal Mine - Rescue Station Arts Inc. (SCMRSA)...

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A blower and mower lifts community spirits

Community stories eNews: 24 June 2021

Situated in the Banana Shire of Queensland, the Theodore Bowls Club, is the only licensed facility where families, including children of all ages, can get together. Since 2014, volunteers have worked...

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Promoting resilience and hope in our community

Community stories eNews: 24 June 2021

A 2015 survey identified mental health, bullying, educational opportunities, personal safety, and drug and alcohol use as the top five issues of concern to local youth in the West Tamar. To enhance...

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Enhancing quality of life with improved access

Community stories eNews: 24 June 2021

Murray Human Services, trading as Vivid, provides a range of programs and services to people living with disabilities in the northern agricultural region of Victoria.  Burke House is a boutique...

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Resilience Hack Youth Response Team

Community stories: 1 June 2021

Resilience Hack is a unique program responding to extreme weather events, empowering young people through leadership and emergency response skills development. Delivered through the latter half of...

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