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George Town Neighbourhood Home

Annual Review stories Community stories: 9 December 2020

It’s hard not to smile when entering George Town Neighbourhood House. The community centre is a vibrant place, buzzing with people working to fight structural disadvantages in the area. With a couple...

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Kingston Beach Surf Life Saving Club

Annual Review stories Community stories: 9 December 2020

If you head north along the stunning beaches of the Kingsborough coast in southern Tasmania, you are bound to hit the town of Kingston. It’s one of the more central points on this 300km long beach,...

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Volunteers are the building blocks of a community that thrives

Annual Review stories Community stories: 9 December 2020

Situated 55 km east of Adelaide is the small rural community of Mount Pleasant. Mount Pleasant acts as a hub for a range of nearby smaller towns including Springton, Eden Valley, Cromer, Birdwood, Palmer,...

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Water bugs for Tambo River

Annual Review stories Community stories: 9 December 2020

Did you know that one of the best ways to measure the health of a river is to look for microscopic water bugs? The Great Alpine Gallery has created the ‘Living River Water Bugs’ art installation along...

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Spreading Harmony across the Wimmera Southern Mallee region

Annual Review stories Community stories: 9 December 2020

When the Centre for Participation (CP) purchased a food van, named the ‘Harmony Van,’ they knew straight away that with the right tools they could address a lack of job ready hospitality trainees...

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Students steer-ing the way

Annual Review stories Community stories: 9 December 2020

For high school students studying agriculture in South East NSW, hands on experience gives them the skills they need to gain employment when they finish their studies. For 200 students from across 11...

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Don’t Burn the Butt

Annual Review stories Community stories: 9 December 2020

The Tarmoeo Rural Fire Brigade received $4,170, funded by the David MacTaggart Foundation, to create a community engagement campaign to help the local community increase their understanding of the importance of being prepared for bushfire season, and the benefits of becoming a volunteer.

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Northern Territory Friendship & Support Inc

Annual Review stories Community stories: 9 December 2020

The challenge of attracting volunteers to support charitable organisations serving the community is universal, but exacerbated further in remote communities where the potential pool from which to recruit...

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Bright minds in Peel offer ESTEAM career advice on screen

Annual Review stories Community stories eNews: 9 December 2020

‘Inspiring a curious community’ is the vision of Peel Bright Minds. Working in Western Australia’s Peel region, the organisation is particularly focused on stimulating increased engagement in ESTEAM...

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Shooting for the stars in remote WA

Annual Review stories Community stories: 9 December 2020

Shooting Stars is a unique program, formed by Netball WA and Glass Jar Australia in 2014. It uses netball as a vehicle for empowering young Aboriginal women living in remote WA to improve their school...

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