News

  • The Ross Trust in $5 million partnership to back rural communities

    24 May 2024

    The Ross Trust is one of four Victorian philanthropics that have joined forces in a unique $5 million partnership with the Foundation for Rural Regional Renewal (FRRR) which will strengthen the capacity and resilience of communities over the next five years.

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  • Joint statement from philanthropic funders for Yes campaign

    16 Oct 2023

    We are saddened by the result of the Referendum, and our hearts and gratitude go out to the inspiring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who led this campaign for many years

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  • An important advocate for Melbourne’s Maribyrnong River

    22 May 2023

    An important advocate for Melbourne’s Maribyrnong River

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  • Keeping it real for disengaged students in the north

    22 May 2023

    As a child, Foxy was certain that high school would signal the end of her formal education.

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  • International Women’s Day 2023

    6 Mar 2023

    As a life-long feminist, International Women’s Day is an opportunity for our Trustee Jenny Stephens to reflect on women’s political, economic and social achievements, and presents a salutary reminder to keep renewing efforts to attack inequalities experienced by so many women throughout the world.

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  • Congratulations Margarita for 21 years with the Ross Trust

    7 Jul 2022

    Congratulations to our operations manager and executive assistant Margarita Sagris, who has marked 21 wonderful years with The Ross Trust.

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  • The Story of the Travelling Plants

    26 Apr 2022

    Did you know that in Australia, 1355 flora species are under threat? One way to prevent them becoming extinct is ‘translocation’ – the intentional transfer of plants or regenerative plant material from a collection or a natural population to a new location. In 2020, the Ross Trust committed to providing $53,763 to the Australian Network for Plant Conservation for its unique ‘Plants going Places’ project.

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  • Helping Women to be as Safe as Houses

    31 Mar 2022

    An impact investment loan from The Ross Trust to an innovative real estate agency is helping to improve the lives and futures of women and children in need.

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  • Unique Living Learning Program Moves into Second Year

    28 Feb 2022

    Formerly disengaged students now in a ground-breaking education model supported by The Ross Trust and other philanthropic partners, have successfully moved through to the second year of the program.

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  • Statement from the Ross Trust and Hillview Quarries

    10 Dec 2021

    The Ross Trust and Hillview Quarries have long valued our relationships with the communities we work in and the people we work with.

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