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Fremantle Foundation enabling local impact

Community stories eNews: 21 November 2023

Fremantle Fdn partners with FRRR through a Community Foundation Account to support community groups conducting charitable activities in rural & regional WA.

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Tom Price’s Bush Tucker Garden in the Pilbara

Community stories eNews: 26 October 2023

The Tom Price Community Garden is a place to nurture community spirit, build friendships and access fresh nutritious foods in the Pilbara region of WA.

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Boosting connections at a Community House

Community stories eNews: 26 October 2023

The Derwent Community House provides a welcoming space for the New Norfolk community, servicing a catchment of over 5,000 people in an under-served region of Tasmania.

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Maangart Yorga (Jam Tree Woman)

Community stories eNews: 25 October 2023

Goomalling Aboriginal Corporation received an FRRR grant from the In a Good Place program, funded by CCI Giving to support women's wellbeing.

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Online community forum and information hub connects Karridale

Community stories: 29 September 2023

The Lower Blackwood Land Conservation District Committee in south west WA developed an online community forum and information hub that could bring the community together to connect and learn. Supported by the Australian Government’s Future Drought Fund, FRRR provided $49,850 to assist the LBLCDC with the design and delivery of their digital platform.

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Upper North Farming Systems’ tools, tech and transformation

Community stories: 29 September 2023

A $20,000 Networks to Build Drought Resilience grant enabled UNFS to deliver the ‘Tools, Tech and Transformation’ workshop for farmers and agribusinesses. The key event was followed by a series of nine Hub events to provide the opportunity for networking, info-sharing, and learning about new farming systems and techniques to improve drought resilience.

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Romsey Ecotherapy Park

Community stories eNews: 25 September 2023

The Romsey Ecotherapy Park Inc developed a very special nature park for community members and visitors to the Macedon Ranges region in Victoria.

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Gippsland Agricultural Group field day

A field day for farmers

Community stories eNews: 25 September 2023

Using a $42,920 grant through the Australian Government’s Future Drought Fund Networks to Build Drought Resilience program, Gippsland Agriculture Group held two farmer field days, focusing on farmer mental health and wellbeing

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Solving the Greater Glider housing crisis

Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Community stories eNews: 25 September 2023

Boonah and District Landcare Association has developed a home-grown housing solution for Mount Barney’s greater gliders following the Black Summer bushfires.

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Community Foundation launched in Alice Springs

Community stories Partner Update: 15 September 2023

A new community foundation - Mparntwe Alice Springs Community Foundation's (MASCF) - has been established in Alice Springs to build capabilities, connections and encourage positive community conversations and action.

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