STARTING OVER WITH HOPE ~ AND SOMEONE IN YOUR CORNER

STARTING OVER WITH HOPE ~ AND SOMEONE IN YOUR CORNER

Wellington, NSW Life after prison can be tough, really tough. A woman, often disconnected from her children, tries to come back to her old life. But it’s lonely, sad and uncertain. Then she’s offered a chance to go away for a few days with her children and be looked...
I AM MOVING FORWARD, NOT AWAY

I AM MOVING FORWARD, NOT AWAY

Smithton, TASMANIA Jodie Saville wants local girls to thrive, not just survive. Too many miss opportunities while they are waiting to ‘escape’ Smithton, a small isolated town on Tasmania’s north-west coast. Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation, Soroptimist...
SUCCESS BREWing IN WALGETT

SUCCESS BREWing IN WALGETT

  Walgett, NSW A few new faces have started turning up for Friday night food and fun activities at the Walgett Police Citizens Youth Club.  They are young women who now consider the PCYC a safe place to ‘hang out’, following the success of ‘Girls BREW’, an...
YOGA AND WELLBEING PROGRAM

YOGA AND WELLBEING PROGRAM

PORT NEIL, SOUTH AUSTRALIA Lou McDonough remembers what it was like arriving in the small South Australian town of Port Neill with a new baby and no networks. She soon got to know people and is now a vital member of the community. She wants that for other young mums,...
GOOD FOOD AND HOSPITALITY ON THE MENU

GOOD FOOD AND HOSPITALITY ON THE MENU

WHYALLA, SOUTH AUSTRALIA Margaret Surguy and the other fifty plus volunteers who run the Good Sam Inn dinner nights know the ingredients to a great meal are food and hospitality. They offer both to up to 60 people each Monday night at the former Good Samaritan Convent...