Kentish, Tasmania Cassandra Speed isn’t interested in creating complicated meals that feature on television cooking shows. Instead, she focuses on nutrition, budgeting and learning to cook basic meals and bringing families together around the table. Cassandra, coordinator of the Glenhaven Family Care – Kentish Family Support House in Tasmania’s northwest, has been breaking down a … Continue reading The family that eats together….
Tatura, Victoria Tatura’s newest coffee hub is almost ready to open. Lattes, macchiatos and cappuccinos will be brewed, tested and critiqued as part of the Tatura Community House’s vocational training due to start in Term 2. In what has grown into an extraordinary community collaboration the Community House will offer barista training to try and … Continue reading Coffee brings job dream closer
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
Today we hear from Anne Dixon who co-ordinates English conversation classes for Mandarin speaking members of the community at Mitcham Baptist Church in Melbourne. Leaders within the the Mandarin congregation identified that some of their community were isolated from neighbours and local social interactions as a result of being unable to participate in English conversations. … Continue reading Conversation @ Mitcham
Building enterprises, building relationships and building skills – keeping traditional Pandanus Weaving in Kalumburu Community, WA. Watch the Weaving Workshop in Action!- Master Weaving Workshop February 13th 2018 marked the 10-year anniversary of the then Australian Prime Minister’s apology to the stolen generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Sadly, the reality shows ten years on … Continue reading It makes our ancestors happy!