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  • Improving mental health support in rural Victoria

    Nov 2019

    The YouThrive Victoria Rural Leaders program is about to enhance its wellbeing component to create a specific focus on mental health.

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  • Finding the hook to keep students engaged

    Nov 2019

    Gippsland students will be the first in Victoria to benefit from a program designed to make a significant impact on learning outcomes for vulnerable students, by ensuring they make successful transition from primary to secondary school.

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  • Changing the rules on protection and restoration of waterways

    Nov 2019

    The Ross Trust has provided a $100,000 grant towards the River Laws Program, to advance law and policy reform for the protection and restoration of urban waterways and for Indigenous water rights in the southern Murray Darling Basin

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  • Advocacy toolkit to give communities a voice

    Oct 2019

    The Ross Trust has been profiled as a case study as part of Philanthropy Australia’s new online advocacy toolkit.

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  • First grants awarded under new strategy

    Sep 2019

    As part of our new strategy, the first grants to support organisations striving to achieve educational equity and biodiversity conservation in Victoria have been awarded.

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  • Philanthropy backs Statement from the Heart

    Jul 2019

    The Ross Trust has joined with fellow philanthropic organisations to sign an open letter to the First Nations of Australia, supporting the Uluru Statement from the Heart.

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  • New vision, new grants for the Ross Trust

    Jul 2019

    Educational equity and biodiversity conservation the funding priorities in the Ross Trust’s new granting strategy.

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  • No limits to learning on the Mornington Peninsula

    May 2019

    The Ross Trust has granted $120,000 over three years to a program which will use speech pathology to improve oral language of children, so they are ready to learn when they start school.

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  • Breaking down barriers for asylum seeker children

    Apr 2019

    The Refugee Migrant Children Centre (RMCC) will expand its work with young people from asylum seeker, refugee and migrant backgrounds with Braybrook and Sunshine Colleges, with the help of a $30,000 grant from the Ross Trust.

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  • Improving family violence data collection and analysis

    Apr 2019

    In a Victorian first, a partnership of family violence services is working together on a method to analyse data that will give them an accurate picture of the impact of family violence and the use of services in their region.

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