While celebrating Concern Australia’s 50 anniversary, and the launching of the 2021 Annual report, we took a moment to applaud the dedication and hard work of Jonathan Sugumar.
In a shared vision of collaboration supporting young people in our community to find work, Jobfind, a federal government Employment Service provider and Concern Australia have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore opportunities for vulnerable unemployed young people across the employment and vocational skills sector.
Pictured (left to right): Lauren Bowen, Mayor Cr Martin Zakharov, The Hon. Katie Hall MP, Wurundjeri Elder Ron Jones, Justin Bowen and Board Member Kathleen Williams AM. For 25 years, Hand Brake Turn has helped young people in the pursuit of education and employment pathways by providing practical, [...]
To commemorate Youth Week, Concern Australia would like to highlight profiles of two inspiring young men. It was a beautiful sunny day when Nathan randomly dropped into Hand Brake Turn to say g’day and have a chat to a couple of his old trainers. We took [...]
Hand Brake Turn’s 25 year anniversary festivities have begun with an enthusiastic engine roar and there are no signs of stopping now! Last weekend, on Saturday 30 March, special guests, past students, God’s Squad CMC, staff, and volunteers, gathered in Dandenong to celebrate the undeniable positive impact that [...]
This year, the Riverina Redneck Rally took place on Labour Day week (March 11th to March 15th, beginning in Balranald NSW and ending in Hay NSW) and offered contestants five days of fun, exhilarating racing, unwavering camaraderie, and memories that would last a lifetime, all while they raised funds [...]
Pictured: Nicolle Layman with the inaugural Corey Lancaster award Congratulations to Nicolle Layman, a Volunteer Live In Mentor with our Inside Out program who won the inaugural Corey Lancaster Volunteer of the Year Award at our Volunteer Recognition Christmas Party on International Volunteer Day on 5 December, 2018. [...]
Pictured: Lauren Bowen and Michelle Crawford We were delighted to hear from our Ambassadors, Justin and Lauren Bowen, that they wanted to do some fundraising for our Christmas appeal for young people experiencing homelessness. They raised an amazing $1,518 for Concern Australia for our Steps Outreach Service [...]
North West Official Opening event in Braybrook: showcasing our program highlights for 2018. We were delighted to launch the Official Opening of our North West Office in Braybrook on Wednesday 17 October, 2018. The Hon. Marsha Thomson MP, State Member for Footscray, Concern Australia Ambassadors, Justin and Lauren [...]
This is an open design and can include text, artwork, street art or whatever your imagination and creativity can design that will look amazing on a T-Shirt. Designs can capture the issue of homelessness or just appeal to the current fashion in the community. Open to secondary school students [...]