Volunteers Create Pathways – Broadmeadows, VIC

Volunteers Create Pathways – Broadmeadows, VIC

Women came to the Meadows Primary School Community hub last year to make stars as part of a global movement against family violence. Hub coordinator Maureen Leahy set up the ribbons and materials for the one-hour session. It lasted all day. The women, all part of the...
Pushing Against the Tide – Kirabati

Pushing Against the Tide – Kirabati

Pacific Calling Partnership (PCP) worker Maria Timon Chi-Fang shares the grief of many of the young people she helped train in Kiribati last year. Like them, she knows the threat climate change poses to the country she still calls home. “They know it might disappear,”...
Karen brings mums together

Karen brings mums together

Karen Syed never thought of herself as a leader, but elders in the Mt Druitt based Baabayn Aboriginal Cooperative, did. They asked Karen, a young local woman, to coordinate a group for young mums and babies, and the John Wallis Foundation supported her position with...
Young Leadership Emerges

Young Leadership Emerges

Karen Syed never thought of herself as a leader, but elders in the Mt Druitt based Baabayn Aboriginal Cooperative, did. They asked Karen, a young local woman, to coordinate a group for young mums and babies, and the John Wallis Foundation supported her position with...
The transforming power of friendship with horses

The transforming power of friendship with horses

Nicole Stephenson, Mental Health professional, and Yvonne Hunter, a specialist in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, conducted an 8-week programme for disadvantaged Aboriginal young people at Willow Creek, Mullengandra NSW. The programme came under the auspices of...
St.Mary’s Primary School Bowraville

St.Mary’s Primary School Bowraville

The Foundation loves green projects!Says Tristan from St.Mary’s Primary School Bowraville, a small country town on the mid north coast of NSW which received a grant from the John Wallis Foundation for a therapy program. “Mr. Damien helped me find and grow...