Funding and sponsorship
The Governor-General’s Indigenous Student Teacher Scholarship program aims to assist and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander university students to obtain a teaching degree.
The IOOF Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that was established in June 2002 as part of the demutualisation of IOOF Ltd.
They are committed to making an ongoing contribution to the community in which we live, by providing grants that support Australian not-for-profit organisations working with disadvantaged families, disadvantaged children and youth and aged care.
Grant information: iooffoundation.org.au/apply-for-a-grant/
Max e Grants is an initiative from Barnardos Australia and OfficeMax®. It is a small grants program designed to help children get the most out of their education through better participation.
The Max e Grants program provides small grants of up to $5,000.00 per grant to:
Future2 Make the Difference! Grants focus on the under 25s who may be financially disadvantaged, homeless, juvenile justice offenders, drug or alcohol dependent, disabled or Indigenous. Grants are awarded to projects and programs in the areas such as financial literacy, skills training, work experience, community service or mentoring.
Launched in October 2008, NAB Schools First is a national awards program pledging $15 million over three years.
The program provides:
Many countries, including Australia, have support groups for children of mentally ill or addicted parents. Research from the Netherlands looked at how effective these programs are. Original article
Tony Dreis, Principal Research Fellow, Indigenous Education at Australian Council for Educational Research, looks at recent results from the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) and discusses how past and current government initiatives have sought to address disparity in education outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students. Original article
The MINDOUT! Project is presenting a series of innovative webinars, from March through June, that critically engages with topics relevant to understanding mental health and suicide prevention for LGBTI people. Original article
This report from the Australian Institute of Criminology reviews current restorative justice programs, a practice that has become mainstream in the juvenile justice arena. Original article
A new apartment project in Perth will help nearly 100 homeless young people into jobs and permanent homes. Original article