Hand Brake Turn celebrates 10,000th student

September 2nd, 2019|

Hand Brake Turn recently reached another huge milestone when we celebrated our 10,000th student graduating from the program. It’s been a big year for milestones – earlier this year we marked 25 years [...]

Celebrating Book Week at LiveWires

August 26th, 2019|

Last week the children from our LiveWires program celebrated Book Week with creativity, flair and thoughtfulness over two days. One of the LiveWires children with her 3D hot-air balloon carrying her goals [...]

Staff profile: Rebecca Taggart

August 19th, 2019|

Rebecca Taggart is an experienced youth worker who has been with Concern Australia for the past year. She started working across both our Hand Brake Turn and Inside Out programs, and now is [...]

Hand Brake Turn goes mobile in Taylors Lakes

August 12th, 2019|

Pictured: Hand Brake Turn Program Manager Ian Dubbeld instructs a student on changing a tyre. Hand Brake Turn has been providing hands-on automotive training and vocational mentoring for more than 25 years, [...]

Homelessness Week 2019: A timely reminder

July 30th, 2019|

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 [...]

Creating Hope for the Future with Rotary

July 30th, 2019|

Eight young people are pursuing their dreams thanks to scholarship grants they have received through our partnership with the Rotary Club of Central Melbourne. Rotary Central Melbourne have been long-term supporters of Steps [...]