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.
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.
Thank you for your support throughout 2019. Our offices will be closed from the end of business on Monday 23 December, and will reopen on Monday 6 January. The young people in our programs will be provided with tailored support during this time. We wish you love, hope, [...]
We have created two new roles to help us move into the next exciting chapter of Concern Australia, with a focus on Hand Brake Turn and Values for Life. The General Manager – Education, Enterprise and Innovation will be a part of Concern Australia’s Executive Leadership Team, and will [...]
It’s hard enough for adults to build for the future when poverty is an ever-present barrier to be overcome. For many of the young people that we work with, poverty directly contributes to the complex situations they find themselves in, making growing up and finding [...]
Homelessness Week this year runs from 4-10 August. With this timely reminder focusing our attention, it’s clear that Concern Australia’s work to support young people experiencing homelessness or vulnerable situations is more important than ever before. Supporting the faces behind the statistics Every week, our Steps Outreach Service [...]
When Cyclone Debbie rampaged across Queensland, the storm damaged thousands of homes and hundreds of schools, and left a clean-up bill of more than $3.5 billion. It was the second most damaging cyclone in Australia’s history, and many communities are still recovering two years later. So when our Values [...]
Anita Boulter, a volunteer with our Steps Outreach Service has a strong heart and passion for volunteering. As a 60 year old mother of two daughters and a son, and with two granddaughters who she helps care for each week, Anita has volunteered throughout her lifetime helping with schools and [...]