We have great cause to celebrate the women in our lives who are positive role models, using their gifts and abilities to make the world better for those around them.
The guarantee of funding until June 30 will enable the Hand Brake Turn team to strengthen our program while classes cannot run, and then bring the students back into our workshops as soon as social distancing measures are lifted.
You can strengthen Hand Brake Turn for the future by booking your car in for a service, or donating old cars that we can work on while we are unable to hold classes.
Read the public statement from CEO Michelle Crawford: We have suspended the core activities of two of our programs effective immediately (LiveWires and Steps Outreach Service), and another from 23 March 2020 (Values for Life).
Steve Neville has had a rough time of late, but thanks to the Hand Brake Turn fiXit social enterprise, he’s now back on the road, making family life much easier for him and his three children.
Our LiveWires program is partnering with Collingwood Neighbourhood House to host an early International Women’s Day celebration event on Friday, March 6, to honour the women from the Public Housing Estate and hear their diverse and inspiring stories.
We were delighted to welcome Geoff Manton to the Concern Australia family in February in the newly-created role of General Manager Education, Enterprise and Innovation. As part of the Executive Team, Geoff's role will include growing the life-changing work of our education programs, Hand Brake Turn and Values for Life.
Jon Ma joined the Concern Australia Board in 2018. With David Eldridge stepping down from the Board, Jon has taken on the important role of Board Chair. We sat down with Jon to ask a few questions about his experience, background, and why he's passionate about Concern Australia's work.