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Observations from FRRR staff.

Insights from the bush

Donor newsletter Insights: 28 May 2021

“The last 14-15 months have been a surreal and challenging time for our community. We are definitely in the recovery stage and hope to move into the rebuild stage in the next 12 months. During this...

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Donor Spotlight: Thankful4Farmers

Donor newsletter Insights: 28 May 2021

Thankful4Farmers in one of FRRR’s newest donor partners who are generously supporting our latest program Future Drought Fund's Networks to Build Drought Resilience program, which seeks to help agriculture-dependent...

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Disasters: time to evolve disaster philanthropy in Australia

Insights: 1 April 2021

FRRR's CEO, Natalie Egleton, explains the Foundation's approach to supporting disaster recovery and why it's time to evolve disaster philanthropy in Australia.

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Insights from our team – Q2 of FY2021

Donor newsletter Insights: 4 March 2021

Over the last few months, our team has continued to connect with communities around the country. It’s still primarily virtual, but that still gives us a strong understanding of what’s happening in...

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Recovery Underway Following 2019/2020 Bushfires

2020 bushfire recovery Disaster recovery stories Donor newsletter Insights: 4 March 2021

Many regional and rural communities experienced devastation as a result of the 2019/20 Black Summer fires. The Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements reported that more than...

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Donor Spotlight Q&A: Kellogg’s

Donor newsletter Insights: 22 February 2021

In February 2021, we announced a new partnership with Kellogg Australia Charitable Foundation to help local communities access support to address food insecurity in their communities. We asked Esme Borgelt,...

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Insights from the bush – October 2020

Insights: 18 October 2020

Each quarter, we ask FRRR's staff to share some of their observations from speaking with community leaders across the country, and reviewing grant applications. Below are a few comments from looking back on the first quarter of FY21.

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Insights – observations from our team

Insights: 16 August 2020

Despite working from home, FRRR's staff are still in close contact with communities across the country. In this piece, we share some of their recent insights and observations about what is happening in communities across the country.

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