News

  • 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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  • Keeping culture strong

    Apr 2019

    Creating a healing space and keeping culture strong for the Mornington Peninsula’s growing Aboriginal population, was the driving force behind employing a gathering place coordinator for the Willum Warrain Aboriginal Association.

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  • Impact investment to boost Wildlife Wonders

    Feb 2019

    A $500,000 impact investment loan has started the ball rolling for an important social enterprise and conservation project on the Great Ocean Road near Apollo Bay.

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  • A gift of pristine bushland

    Feb 2019

    Residents of Pakenham, Officer, Upper Beaconsfield and the surrounding area will be able to enjoy a wonderful new recreation reserve following a gift of 47 hectares of pristine bushland to Cardinia Shire Council. Known as the Hillview Bushland Reserve...

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  • 2017-18 Annual report released

    Nov 2018

    The Ross Trust has released its 2017-18 annual report, showcasing the incredible work done by organisations across Victoria, with over $4 million in grants distributed by the Trust in the last financial year.

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  • New Trustees appointed

    Jul 2018

    The RE Ross Trust Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Trustees and Directors of Hillview Quarries. Mr Jon Webster and Ms Prue Digby will replace Ms Eda Ritchie AM and Mr Ian Renard AM, who will retire from their trustee and directorship responsibilities on 30 June 2018, after 21 years and 20 years respectively.

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  • Ross Trust welcomes new CEO

    Dec 2017

    We are pleased to announce that Sarah Hardy has been appointed as our new Chief Executive Officer and will commence in the role in late January 2018. Sarah has spent the last four years as CEO of the Menzies Foundations and held leadership and management positions in the philanthropic and not-for-profit sectors for 28 years.

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  • Ross Trust welcomes new Trustee

    Jul 2017

    The Ross Trust welcomes Jeremy Kirkwood as Trustee commencing 1August 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.

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