Staff profile: Geoff Manton

March 5th, 2020|

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.

Board Chair profile: Jon Ma

March 5th, 2020|

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.

Farewell and thank you to Ian Dubbeld

February 28th, 2020|

At the end of last year we said goodbye to Hand Brake Turn Manager Ian Dubbeld, who is moving on to a new season after three years developing and building the program across our north-west and south-east metropolitan Melbourne sites.

HBT Mobile in full view at Sunbury College

February 11th, 2020|

Our new Hand Brake Turn Mobile (HBTM) program took centre stage at Sunbury College in early December, with students practising their new automotive skills on our training car in the middle of the [...]

Action aplenty for LiveWires Summer Holiday Program

January 29th, 2020|

Each year the children from the Collingwood Public Housing Estate look forward to the LiveWires Summer Holiday program, and this year was no exception. Poor air quality caused by smoke from the bushfires meant [...]

Concern Australia’s 2020VISION

January 8th, 2020|

As we begin 2020, we’re looking forward to reviewing where we have come from over the past few years and planning for the future. In Children’s Week 2016 we launched 2020VISION, our four-year [...]