We are holding our inaugural JWF High Tea Fundraiser on 11th November in Melbourne! All proceeds will support the John Wallis Foundation Small Grants Program, enabling small communities across Australia to make a difference. Come join us for an afternoon of delicious treats, and great conversation. Our guest speaker is Kirsty Sword Gusmão, former First Lady of … Continue reading Come join us for Sunday afternoon High Tea
The Hobart Branch of the John Wallis Foundation is delighted to be hosting a John Wallis Memorial lecture in Hobart on Wednesday 19th September, with renowned author and all round interesting speaker Michael McGirr - God, Family and Other Home Truths. Michael will bring his entertaining and anecdotal style to an evening that will give … Continue reading Michael McGirr coming to Tas
It's on again! Come join us for a morning wander through the rural delights of the Great Victorian Rail trail, followed by a FREE delicious country lunch! Tickets on Sale now through Try Booking here https://www.trybooking.com/XLVX or more info on the flyer - see links below. Our annual Yarck To Yea Walk, Ride or Run … Continue reading Yarck to Yea along the beautiful Great Victorian Rail Trail
From the first moment Gail Worcelo from Green Mountain Monastery in Vermont USA, began her talk in Parkes NSW, we knew we were in for something special. In a room beautifully adorned by 'floating' panels of animals and natural environments, Gail excited and inspired the audience as she involved us in the Universe story leading … Continue reading To tell the story of anything, you have to tell the story of Everything!
Greetings all, The great work in small communities goes on! In this issue we tell you of the impacts of five community projects funded by the Foundation and news on our involvement with the Australian Catholic Youth Festival. Enjoy the read and stay in touch. April 2018 Highways and Byways Newsletter