Latest News

This section is regularly updated with news from the R E Ross Trust, the organisations it supports and the philanthropic sector in general. Stay tuned for the next update.

Ross Trust welcomes new Trustee

The Ross Trust welcomes  Jeremy Kirkwood as Trustee commencing 1 August 2017.  Jeremy is a highly respected corporate advisor, Mr Kirkwood has been a principal with Pilot Advisory Group and was previously a Managing Director at Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley and Austock.  He has primarily worked in public markets, undertaking merger and acquisitions and capital raisings for companies principally in the metals and mining, energy and infrastructure sectors.  He has been a Director of companies in the not-for-profit sector and is currently Chair of Geelong Grammar School and Independent Schools Victoria.

Ross Trust 2015-2016 Annual Report

The Trust accepted 110 applications for grants in 2015–16. Of these, 75 (68 per cent) were approved, and total funds of $3,947,727 were paid.
The grants were made as Open Grants, Collaborations, or Programs, across one of four impact areas – A: Vulnerable Victorians; B: Children at Risk; C: Education, Arts and Culture, and; D: Australian Flora and Fauna.
Click here for the full report.

Ross Trust 2015-2016 Snapshot

A snapshot of the highlights from the Annual report is produced in a 2-page format.
 Please click here to view the snapshot.

The Ross Trust is moving

As of Monday 26 September 2016, The R E Ross Trust will be located at:

Ground Level, Suite 2
43 Agnes Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002

Please amend your records to show this change. Our phone 9690 6255 and email details will remain the same.

The relocation will take place during the week of 19-23 September 2016, please be patient with any delays in communication during this time.

Looking forward to seeing you in our new office.