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Concern Australia gets a mention in Victorian Parliament

2017-11-30T15:44:17+00:00 November 30th, 2017|

Video: Watch the video of Gabrielle Williams MP Local Member for Dandenong singing our praises in parliament We were delighted to see that Gabrielle Williams MP, Local Member for Dandenong, sang the praises of our work at a recent sitting of the Victorian State Parliament.  Gabrielle acknowledged the work [...]

Applications now open for Hand Brake Turn Program in 2018!

2017-11-23T12:20:44+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|

With over 20 years experience, Concern Australia has been successfully delivering the Hand Brake Turn (HBT) program from various locations across Australia with over 9,600 students having completed the course to date! This 7 week prevocational automotive training program offers a 3 day per week (20 hours) automotive [...]

2018 Calendar for youth homelessness now available

2017-08-28T15:02:24+00:00 August 28th, 2017|

Get your copy of the 2018 Calendar full of inspiring images from this year's Homelessness Photography Competition and Exhibition. Also available is 'Under the Bridge' a book of poetry by homeless people matched with beautiful photography by Melbourne students. To purchase single copies of the calendar and the book of poetry or both [...]

Watch our Unsung Hero on TV

2017-05-23T11:38:44+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

Anne Mitchell, Program Manager of Steps Outreach Service, who has won the “Unsung Hero” category of the HESTA National Community Sector Awards has been on TV!  Watch her story in 90 secs. You can help Anne and Steps continue their great work by donating now! DONATE NOW [...]

Volunteer Lead Tenant Vacancies

2017-04-26T08:26:24+00:00 April 26th, 2017|

Exciting opportunities are now available to become a live-in mentor to young people as part of our Enhanced Lead Tenant program, which provides accommodation, and support services to young people who are on statutory orders (child protection and/or youth justice). To find out what is involved and fill out [...]

Anne Is Everywhere!

2017-04-27T21:51:10+00:00 February 21st, 2017|

Concern Australia has been excited to see Anne Mitchell’s unsung hero award celebrated throughout Australia. As part of HESTA’s National Community Sector Award's program, a BillBoard and Adshel campaign is currently running on various sites throughout Australia. It is great to see Anne, Program Manager of our Steps Outreach [...]

Steps Outreach Calendar 2017

2017-03-30T01:10:59+00:00 February 20th, 2017|

This year Steps Outreach Service held some inspiring exhibitions of photography on the theme of youth homelessness. The work is by Melbourne secondary students and shows their insight and understanding of the plight of Melbourne’s homeless youth and the impact of being homeless. Thank-you to our partners: City LLEN [...]