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Observations from FRRR staff.

Supporter Spotlight: Ian Rollo Currie Estate Foundation

Insights: 5 June 2024

We are pleased to bring you a Q&A featuring John Etherington, Chartered Accountant, co-trustee of the Ian Rollo Currie Estate Foundation together with Perpetual. The Ian Rollo Currie Trust Foundation is dedicated to providing relief to aged persons in necessitous circumstances in Victoria.

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Celebrating flexible, trusting partnerships

Insights: 29 May 2024

Jillian Kirwan-Lee, Head of Partnerships, celebrates the different ways FRRR has partnered with the Origin Energy Foundation since 2013.

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Supporter Spotlight: Helen Macpherson Smith Trust

Insights: 13 March 2024

We are pleased to bring you a Q&A featuring Debra Morgan, CEO of Helen Macpherson Smith Trust. The partnership between the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) and the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust (HMST) highlights the value of grassroots-focused capacity building in community development.

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Supporter Spotlight: Hand Heart Pocket

Insights: 13 December 2023

Jillian Kirwan-Lee, FRRR Partnerships Specialist, recently chatted with Sara Parrott, CEO Hand Heart Pocket, to talk about their partnership and driving climate solutions at a community level.

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Targeted small grants creating a better place

Insights: 12 December 2023

FRRR's In a Good Place Program Coordinator, Jeanice Henderson, shares key insights from the rural mental health and wellbeing grants program.

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Insights from the bush

Insights: 15 September 2023

The FRRR team share their insights and the key themes observed while working with communities in remote, rutal and regional Australia during Q4 of 2022/23.

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Strengthening community resilience to reduce risk and disaster impact

Insights Thought leadership: 29 August 2023

FRRR's Disaster Resilience and Recovery Lead, Nina O'Brien, shares key insights from this year's Australian Disaster Resilience Conference.

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Connected communities are more capable of enduring future droughts

Insights: 17 July 2023

If agriculture-dependent communities are to be sustainable in the long-term, we must also ensure local people are ready to withstand the pressures that come with extended dry periods.

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Disaster resilience across the Burnett Inland region

Insights: 6 July 2023

Disaster Resilient: Future Ready Program Manager Caroline Larcher has penned some thoughts on the DR:FR program's extension to the QLD Burnett Inland region.

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On-country gatherings are a chance to deepen understanding and strengthen relationships

Insights: 5 July 2023

Program Manager for VIC/TAS/SA, Karly Whelan, reflects on their experience at Woor-Dungin's on-country gathering, held this year on Gunditjmara country.

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