Sep 2021Victorians were shocked by the severe storms and floods that ravaged Gippsland and the Dandenong Ranges in the winter of 2021 – but The Ross Trust has been there to support the communities as they rebuild and recover.
Sep 2021The Ross Trust is providing critical support to Refugee Legal - an independent community legal centre specialising in refugee and immigration law, policy and practice - to enable them to provide vital legal help to many people in desperate need who are impacted by the crisis in Afghanistan. This legal help is focused on evacuating individuals and families from Afghanistan, and for Afghans in Australia seeking to secure enduring safety in Australia.
Sep 2021The Ross Trust is providing desperately needed emergency assistance to Victorian communities that are heavily impacted by COVID.
Sep 2021The Ross Trust is thrilled to be playing a vital role in the Great Australian Platypus Search, which has begun in Victoria as one of the largest citizen scientist projects in the world.
Sep 2021The Yarra is the first name that usually springs to mind when people think of a Melbourne waterway. But there is another important and much-loved river – the Maribyrnong, which at 160km long is home to flora and fauna including platypus and birds of prey, culturally significant, and a place of calmness for many.
Sep 2021The new national independent policy centre Watertrust Australia Ltd has begun operations, thanks to a unique coalition of philanthropic funders, including The Ross Trust.
Jun 2021With demand for our grants continuing to increase, we’ve decided to put applications via our website for Smart Grants for Educational Equity and Biodiversity Conservation on hold until 1 July 2022. We will continue to work with current and new grant partners through our invitation only Grants to support the important work and contribution to the Victorian community these projects make.
Mar 2021The Ross Trust and Hillview Quarries have been a part of the Peninsula community for more than 50 years and have a proud history of supporting many causes including environmental projects and preservation of the natural environment.
Feb 2021Endangered growling grass frogs will be returned to their natural habitat in northern Victoria through a project aiming to restore biodiversity to the Winton Wetlands with the support of a $36,500 grant from the Ross Trust.
Feb 2021A three-year grant from the Ross Trust will enable the Children’s Wellbeing Initiative to continue its efforts to ensure children in East Gippsland have a voice in the region’s recovery from years of drought, bushfires and the pandemic.