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Legal Name Provider Name Location Provider Postcode Total Funding Organisation Description

Tabulam Public School Parents and Citizens Association Incorporated

Tabulam Public School Parents and Citizens Association Incorporated

TABULAM

2469

$4,239.00

The Tabulam Public School Parents and Citizens Association aims to enhance the welfare of families and children within the school community. The Association is supported by dedicated volunteers who give their time to assist with various educational and recreational activities, such as a Christmas tree night, and undertake fundraising initiatives to enhance school infrastructure and resources.

Tabulam Rural Fire Service

Tabulam Rural Fire Service

TABULAM

2469

$1,268.00

Tabulam Rural Fire Service brings together volunteers from the local area to train and respond to bush fires, house fires, and other emergencies. Fire prevention and intervention is a key component for the Service that assists with hazard reduction burns, fire preparation and community education. The Service also provides a source of social interaction and a sense of inclusion for volunteers.

Tacking Point Surf Life Saving Club

Tacking Point Surf Life Saving Club

PORT MACQUARIE

2444

$3,950.00

The Tacking Point Surf Life Saving Club is a volunteer organisation that provides an essential patrol and rescue service for local beach-goers. Club volunteers are involved in educating the community on beach and water safety while developing physical and social skills that enable them to contribute substantially to the Port Macquarie community.

Tall Timbers Pony Club Inc

Tall Timbers Pony Club Inc

OURIMBAH

2250

$4,737.00

The Tall Timbers Pony Club encourages participation in equine sport in a safe and supportive environment. The Club takes part in many community events and activities, providing people in the Ourimbah region with opportunities for social interaction and entertainment.

Tamworth and District Seniors Computer Club Inc

Tamworth and District Seniors Computer Club Inc

TAMWORTH

2340

$1,397.00

The Tamworth and District Seniors Computer Club offers support to the elderly in the Tamworth and District community. Volunteers at the Club organise entertainment activities and offer a safe and supportive environment in which, the elderly can interact and develop bonds of friendship.

Tamworth Broadcasting Society Inc

Tamworth Broadcasting Society Inc

TAMWORTH

2340

$1,400.00

The Tamworth Broadcasting Society is a community radio station that is run entirely by volunteers. The Society encourages a diverse range of volunteer participation, including from members of cultural minorities and from the elderly. The programs aired cover a variety of topics and provide local groups with an opportunity to entertain listeners while offering information on relevant community issues.

Tamworth City BMX Club Inc

Tamworth City BMX Club Inc

TAMWORTH

2340

$3,675.00

Tamworth City BMX Club has a strong commitment to providing sport and recreational facilities for the benefit of the community. Regular training sessions and race days primarily engage young people. However, BMX racing is structured to give all riders the opportunity to ride and compete at club, regional or national level. Volunteers are committed to improving the mental and physical wellbeing of locals by providing dedicated sports activities that enable more healthy and active lifestyles.

Tamworth Swans Australian Football Club

Tamworth Swans Australian Football Club

TAMWORTH

2340

$3,704.00

Tamworth Swans Australian Football Club provides a safe and supportive atmosphere for young people to develop physical and social skills through participation in AFL. Club volunteers organise recreational and competitive events that encourage team spirit and participation in a socially inclusive environment.

Tanilba Bay and Districts Senior Citizens and Pensioners Association

Tanilba Bay and Districts Senior Citizens and Pensioners Association

TANILBA BAY

2319

$2,760.00

Tanilba Bay and Districts Senior Citizens and Pensioners Association provides an avenue for elderly members of the community to socialise and participate in the community. Volunteers give their time to organise and run activities such as crafts, cooking, and luncheons.

Tanilba Bay Parks Reserves and Hall Committee

Tanilba Bay Parks Reserves and Hall Committee

TANILBA BAY

2319

$1,390.00

Tanilba Bay Parks Reserves and Hall Committee manages the community hall. The hall provides the remote community with an affordable venue to hold social and sporting activities, fostering participation across all members of the community.

Taree Croquet Club Inc

Taree Croquet Club Inc

TAREE

2430

$5,000.00

Croquet provides physical and mental activity for individuals of all ages, skills and abilities as well as a natural platform for social interaction and friendship. The Taree Croquet Club's volunteers conduct regular outreach programs including Come and Try Days, Seniors' Week Activities, Active After School Community Program and Vacation Care Sports. Through these programs residents in the local area can enjoy participating and interacting in sport in a safe and inclusive environment.

Taree Old Bar Surf Life Saving Club Inc

Taree Old Bar Surf Life Saving Club Inc

OLD BAR

2424

$3,385.00

The Taree Surf Life Saving Club is dedicated to providing a safe aquatic environment for visitors through volunteer patrols and conducting safety education for the community. The volunteers of the Club provide a vital service to the community, keeping people safe while they enjoy the beach environment.

Taree Panthers Junior Rugby League Football Club Inc

Taree Panthers Junior Rugby League Football Club Inc

TAREE

2430

$3,625.00

The Taree Panthers Junior Rugby League Football Club is a volunteer run junior sports club that provides a safe and supportive atmosphere for young people to develop physical and social skills through participation in the sport of rugby league. The Club encourages team spirit and participation in a socially inclusive environment.

Tarlo Rural Fire Brigade

Tarlo Rural Fire Brigade

GOULBURN

2580

$3,500.00

The Tarlo Rural Fire Brigade provides help and protection during fires and other emergencies such as floods and storms. The Brigade embraces a broad range of volunteers from different backgrounds and professions that come together to assist their local community.

Tarrawanna Soccer Club Inc

Tarrawanna Soccer Club Inc

TARRAWANNA

2518

$4,899.00

The Tarrawanna Soccer Club located in Wollongong provides a sense of belonging and a means of social interaction for participants and their families. The Club assists in the physical and social development of players, and promotes an active lifestyle and team spirit. It relies on volunteers to maintain the grounds and to further encourage social inclusion and sport in the community.

Tathra Sea Eagles Rugby League Football Club Inc

Tathra Sea Eagles Rugby League Football Club Inc

TATHRA

2550

$4,038.00

The Tathra Sea Eagles Rugby League Football Club is a vibrant sports organisation. Volunteers encourage community members from all walks of life to get actively involved in sport, to improve their health and wellbeing. The Club is active in the community, hosting various events to promote social inclusion.

Tathra Surf Lifesaving Club

Tathra Surf Lifesaving Club

TATHRA

2550

$3,390.00

The Tathra Surf Life Saving Club is a volunteer organisation that provides an essential patrol and rescue service for local beach-goers. The Club's volunteers are involved in educating the community on beach and water safety while developing physical and social skills that enable them to contribute substantially to the community.

Tea Gardens Hawks Nest Meals on Wheels Inc

Tea Gardens Hawks Nest Meals on Wheels Inc

HAWKS NEST

2324

$1,837.00

Tea Gardens Hawks Nest Meals on Wheels is a community organisation that provides affordable nutritious meals to the frail, aged, disabled and their carers. The organisation provides friendly contact so that people in the community can continue to live at home. Meals on Wheels are supported by a vast team of trained community volunteers who support clients, help build community capacity, and actively involve local citizens in the organisation.

Technical Aid to the Disabled

TAD Port Macqaurie Group

PORT MACQUARIE

2444

$1,382.50

The Technical Aid to the Disabled Port Macquarie Group constructs custom devices for people with disabilities. The Group also recycles computers, and modifies bicycles for children with complex disabilities. Volunteers come from trade and engineering backgrounds, and are committed to using their skills to improve quality of life.

Technical Aid to the Disabled Albury Wodonga Branch

Technical Aid to the Disabled Albury Wodonga Branch

ALBURY

2640

$1,450.00

Technical Aid to the Disabled Albury Wodonga Branch aims to improve the quality of life for people with a disability by providing personalised equipment and advice. The organisation relies on dedicated volunteers to support people with a disability, their families and carers, by providing opportunities for growth and development. The Technical Aid to The Disabled organisation plays a vital role in improving the status of people with a disability by encouraging participation and promoting social inclusion.

Temora Pony Club Incorporated

Temora Pony Club Incorporated

TEMORA

2666

$1,600.00

The Temora Pony Club encourages participation in equine sport in a safe and supportive environment. Activities of the Club foster community spirit and provide people in local and surrounding areas with the opportunity for social interaction.

Temora Social Support

Temora Social Support

TEMORA

2666

$2,700.00

Temora Social Support aims to assist members of the community by encouraging social integration through a diverse range of activities and programs. Volunteers of the Group assist people in order to achieve and maintain independence in their private residences and provide vital information about government services and standards. Temora Social Support promotes a safe and active society by encouraging community participation and inclusion.

Temora Touch Football Association Incorporated

Temora Touch Football Association Incorporated

TEMORA

2666

$5,000.00

The Temora Touch Football Association is assisted by volunteers who promote social inclusion through participation in team sport. Regular recreational and competitive activities cultivate life skills such as teamwork and commitment, as well as providing an avenue for community interaction.

Tenterfield Home and Community Care Committee Inc

Tenterfield Home and Community Care Committee Inc

TENTERFIELD

2372

$2,525.00

Tenterfield Home and Community Care Committee provides a range of basic support services for frail, aged and disabled people, and their carers. Activities include home visits, transport services and the provision of luncheons and opportunities for social interaction. Volunteers come from a variety of backgrounds to support and sustain the local community members.

Tenterfield Horticulture Society Incorporated

Tenterfield Horticulture Society Incorporated

TENTERFIELD

2372

$3,889.00

The Tenterfield Horticulture Society encourages a love of community and of the natural environment among residents of this rural area. The Society is staffed by a diverse group of volunteers who participate in the local Show and visit aged care facilities and local youth groups to provide information on horticulture. The Society offers aspiring gardeners the opportunity to interact socially, learn new skills, and form support networks based on mutual enthusiasm.

Tenterfield Meals on Wheels Inc

Tenterfield Meals on Wheels Inc

TENTERFIELD

2372

$5,000.00

Tenterfield Meals on Wheels is a community organisation that provides affordable and nutritious meals to infirm, elderly and disabled people. The Service facilitates friendly contact that enables people in the community to maintain their independence and dignity by continuing to live at home. The organisation is supported by trained volunteers who increase social capital and promote citizenship and compassion in the community.

Tenterfield Railway Station Preservation Society Inc

Tenterfield Railway Station Preservation Society Inc

TENTERFIELD

2372

$4,000.00

The Tenterfield Railway Station Preservation Society is run by volunteers who maintain and develop the Tenterfield Railway Museum and precincts including the good yard, tool shed and crew barracks. The Museum is a tourist destination that attracts visitors to Tenterfield. Volunteers foster community participation by conducting tours for schools, aged care groups, and individual visitors.

Terrigal Avoca Australian Football Club Ltd

Terrigal Avoca Australian Football Club Ltd

EAST GOSFORD

2250

$2,000.00

The Terrigal Avoca Australian Football Club provides an avenue for children and adults to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of football. The Club is assisted by volunteers who are involved in various aspects of the sport and fosters social inclusion by encouraging children and adults of all abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

The Anglican Parish of Harrington Coopernook

The Anglican Parish of Harrington Coopernook

HARRINGTON

2427

$2,038.00

The Anglican Parish of Harrington Coopernook is focused on family and community welfare. The Parish provides practical, emotional and spiritual support to disadvantaged community members, working to foster social inclusion and strengthen ties in this rural township of northern NSW.

The Anglo-Indian Association of NSW Incorporated

The Anglo-Indian Association of NSW Incorporated

ST CLAIR

2759

$4,000.00

The Anglo-Indian Association of NSW, located in St. Clair, celebrates a diverse society through the promotion of Anglo-Indian culture in the local region. Volunteers participate in a number of public events and festivals, and coordinate sporting and artistic activities in which everyone is encouraged to take part. The Association also works closely with individual community members to encourage social interaction and engagement with the community.

The Appin Chamber of Commerce Inc

Appin Historical Society Inc

APPIN

2560

$2,450.00

The Appin Historical Society is supported by dedicated volunteers who preserve the history of the area for future generations. The volunteers engage in heritage protection work, open days and working bees, fostering a sense of belonging and social inclusion.

The Association of Bhanin El-minieh

The Association of Bhanin El-minieh

AUBURN

2144

$4,600.00

The Association of Bhanin El-minieh provides a range of support services to the Auburn community. These services range from family support to community development as well as hosting various educational courses and community events. Volunteers work to assist the community through these services and reduce social isolation.

The Australian and New Zealand Maori Cultural School of Dreams Inc

The Australian and New Zealand Maori Cultural School of Dreams Inc

QUEANBEYAN

2620

$3,600.00

The Australian and New Zealand Maori Cultural School of Dreams promotes an understanding of Maori and Aboriginal cultural traditions to young people from many different backgrounds. The volunteers of the School, based in Queanbeyan, conduct weekly meetings and artistic workshops, and offer emotional and practical support to families in need.

The Australian Heart Lung Transplants Association Incorporated

The Australian Heart Lung Transplants Association Incorporated

DARLINGHURST

2010

$1,995.00

The Australian Heart Lung Transplants Association in Darlinghurst aims to promote the prevention and control of cardiothoracic diseases in pre and post heart/lung transplant patients by enhancing information, support and fundraising for research, equipment and accommodation. Volunteers give their time to raise funds and organise activities that encourage social inclusion and community participation.

The Australian Sjogren's Syndrome Association Inc

The Australian Sjogren's Syndrome Association Inc

MULLUMBIMBY

2482

$2,037.00

The Australian Sjogren's Syndrome Association offers advice, referral and support services to sufferers of this debilitating illness and their carers.  The Association coordinates and disseminates information related to nutrition, alternative therapy, and recent research developments, and provides a sympathetic avenue through which sufferers can network and benefit from mutual support.

The Benjamin Andrew Footpath Library

The Benjamin Andrew Footpath Library

NEWPORT

2106

$5,000.00

The Benjamin Andrew Footpath Library of Newport aims to promote reading habits in a social and friendly atmosphere, where people from different backgrounds come together and engage in cultural exchange. Volunteers dedicate their time and energy at more than thirty different locations around Sydney to encourage socialisation and education by donating books to the members of the local community.

The Bundanoon Good Yarn Inc

The Bundanoon Good Yarn Inc

BUNDANOON

2578

$3,414.00

Bundanoon Good Yarn receives goods on consignment and accepts donations to pass on to local community groups. Volunteers are from a variety of backgrounds and give their time to promote social inclusivity through their activities.

The Catalina Flying Memorial Ltd

The Catalina Flying Memorial Ltd

MACQUARIE PARK

2113

$3,500.00

The Catalina Flying Memorial, located in Macquarie Park, is supported by dedicated volunteers who work in a wide range of roles to maintain an airworthy World War II Catalina Amphibian aircraft. The group contributes to various community activities such as ANZAC Day helping to build social inclusion, support networks and opportunities for community participation.

The Centre for Volunteering

The Centre for Volunteering Sydney

SYDNEY

2000

$5,000.00

The Centre for Volunteering in Sydney is a organisation that offers training and support to volunteers and volunteer-engaging organisations. The organisation ignites community spirit by encouraging and assisting people, organisations, corporations and government to be involved in their communities through the volunteering experience.

The Charitable Foundation for Books in Homes Australia

The Charitable Foundation for Books in Homes Australia

MILSONS POINT

2061

$3,800.00

The Books In Homes Program of Milsons Point targets disadvantaged children and their parents via school communities. The organisation creates a legacy of books in disadvantages homes, promoting a love of reading and improved literacy skills.

The City of Liverpool and District Historical Society Inc

The City of Liverpool and District Historical Society Inc

LIVERPOOL

2170

$1,089.00

The City of Liverpool and District Historical Society seeks to collect and preserve local historical information for the benefit of the community. The Society provides a welcoming atmosphere where residents can conduct research and bond over shared heritage.

The Clyde River and Batemans Bay Historical Society Inc

The Clyde River and Batemans Bay Historical Society Inc

BATEMANS BAY

2536

$1,004.50

The Clyde River and Batemans Bay Historical Society is supported by dedicated volunteers who operate the local museum. The Society manages a school program and runs various community displays for NAIDOC Week, History Week, National Trust Heritage Week etc fostering a sense of belonging and social inclusion.

The Colombia In Australia Cultural Association Inc

The Colombia In Australia Cultural Association Inc

WATERLOO

2017

$5,000.00

The Colombia in Australia Cultural Association provides a point of contact for individuals and families from Columbian and Spanish speaking background in the Sydney area. The volunteers of the Association promote community inclusion and participation by organising social and cultural events and providing support, information and advocacy for those in need.

The Cook Islands School of Languages Culture and Arts

The Cook Islands School of Languages Culture and Arts

BELMORE

2192

$5,000.00

The Cook Islands School of Languages, Culture and Arts promotes Cook Island culture in the wider community. Volunteers participate in numerous public events, such as the Villawood Spring Festival, Harmony Day celebrations and the Canterbury Children's Festival. The School fosters a sense of belonging among members and encourages a diverse and tolerant society.

The Coolah District Development Group Inc

The Coolah Mens Shed

COOLAH

2843

$3,919.00

The Coolah Men's Shed provides a welcoming and inclusive environment in which older, disabled and disadvantaged men in the community can congregate to share life experiences and volunteer their skills for the benefit of the local area. The Shed alleviates social isolation by enabling members to establish friendships and support networks and develop the confidence to integrate with the wider community.

The Coorabell Hall Association

The Coorabell Hall Association

COORABELL

2479

$4,500.00

The Coorabell Hall is a hub of community activity, facilitating a wide range of services and providing a place for many community groups to come together. Volunteers contribute their time and energy to running the centre, encouraging the community to participate in leading change and embracing opportunities.

The Country Womens Association of New South Wales Blacktown Branch

The Country Womens Association of New South Wales Blacktown Branch

BLACKTOWN

2148

$4,598.00

The Country Womens Association aims to improve the living conditions of women and their families, particularly in rural and remote Australia. The Blacktown Branch undertakes various activities such as fundraising for disaster relief, helping to build social inclusion, support networks and opportunities for participation.

The Country Womens Association of NSW

Dorrigo CWA

DORRIGO

2453

$2,450.00

The Country Women's’ Association aims to improve the living conditions of women and their families, particularly in rural and remote Australia. The Dorrigo Branch undertakes various activities such as fundraising for local causes, helping to build social inclusion, support networks and opportunities for participation.

The Country Women's Association of NSW Woodstock Branch

The Country Women's Association of NSW Woodstock Branch

WOODSTOCK

2793

$3,700.00

The Country Women's Association aims to improve the living conditions of women and their families, particularly in rural and remote Australia. The Woodstock Branch contributes to various community events, such as ANZAC Day, helping to build social inclusion, support networks and opportunities for participation.

The Deli Women and Children Centre Inc

The Deli Women and Children Centre Inc

EASTLAKES

2018

$1,765.00

The Deli Women and Children Centre located in Eastlakes is a family support service, specialising in providing domestic violence support and assistance. Volunteers provide counselling and family support services as well as encourage participation in various community events that foster social inclusion and community participation.

The DENNY Foundation

The DENNY Foundation

WARILLA

2528

$1,549.00

The DENNY Foundation aspires to improve the social and financial welfare of disadvantaged children and youth in the Warilla region. Volunteer members implement community programs that alleviate the effects of substance abuse and mental health issues, and encourage a society in which children receive the same opportunities and basic standards of living.

The Doll Collectors Club of NSW Inc

The Doll Collectors Club of NSW Inc

GRANVILLE

2142

$4,494.00

The Doll Collectors Club of NSW relies on volunteers to facilitate competitions and events for the benefit of doll enthusiasts. The Club, based in Granville, hosts a range of activities open to the broader community and fundraises annually in aid of worthy causes.

The Entrance Junior Rugby League Football Club Inc

The Entrance Junior Rugby League Football Club Inc

BATEAU BAY

2261

$3,050.00

The Entrance Junior Rugby League Football Club of Bateau Bay is a volunteer run junior sports club that provides a safe and supportive atmosphere for young people to develop physical and social skills through participation in the sport of rugby league football. The Club encourages team spirit and participation in a socially inclusive environment.

The Entrance North Progress Association

The Entrance North Progress Association

THE ENTRANCE NORTH

2261

$4,700.00

The Entrance North Progress Association is dedicated to bettering their community and promoting the interests of local and surrounding residents. Volunteers are concerned with supporting sustainable development, maintaining local facilities, and fostering community spirit.

The Entrance Tigers Netball Club

The Entrance Tigers Netball Club

BATEAU BAY

2261

$1,685.00

The Entrance Tigers Netball Club, located in Bateau Bay, provides a sense of belonging and a means of social interaction for participants and their families. The Club assists in the physical and social development of players, and promotes an active lifestyle and team spirit. It relies on volunteers to maintain the grounds and to further encourage social inclusion and sport in the community.

The Evans Head Living Museum and Community Technology Centre Inc

The Evans Head Living Museum and Community Technology Centre Inc

EVANS HEAD

2473

$4,900.00

The Evans Head Living Museum and Community Technology Centre provides a wide range of activities and services for local residents, including IT services and other educational opportunities. The Centre assists many in the community who are disabled, seeking work or simply wish to make a contribution. Funds raised through the Centre's IT services help to support the running of a museum which houses information on the local area.

The Evans Head Stan Payne Oval Management Committee

The Evans Head Stan Payne Oval Management Committee

EVANS HEAD

2473

$2,128.00

The Evans Head Stan Payne Oval Management Committee manage the community sporting facility which is utilised by a range of local sports organisations. The Committee is assisted by a group of volunteers who give their time to provide a safe environment for members of all ages to participate in various sports. Volunteers foster community spirit through hosting competitions and social events, whilst encouraging participants to develop their abilities, skills and self confidence.

The Fatherhood Project Incorporated

The Fatherhood Project Incorporated

LISMORE

2480

$2,900.00

The Fatherhood Project located in Lismore aims to improve the quality of life for children and their fathers by encouraging fathers’ involvement in the lives of their children. The Project relies on dedicated volunteers to develop and implant a range of different programs to encourage better relationships within families in the local community.

The Friends of Mays Hill Cemetery

The Friends of Mays Hill Cemetery

MERRYLANDS

2160

$1,279.00

The Friends of Mays Hill Cemetery seek to preserve and restore the condition of the local Merrylands cemetery. The Friends undertake environmental renewal projects to beautify the area and provide a well maintained and welcoming environment, encouraging historical groups to visit and uncover the heritage of the region .

The Grand Charity Fund

MasoniCare Region Three

BAULKHAM HILLS

2157

$5,000.00

MasoniCare provides all Freemasons the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to improve the lives and wellbeing of people in the community by providing financial and other support to a range of charity and philanthropic initiatives. The Masonicare Region Three Branch have supported a number of programs including medical research, aid for sick or disadvantaged children and youth in the community.

The Grand Charity Fund Sydney

Masoni Care Region Thirteen

LIGHTNING RIDGE

2834

$5,000.00

MasoniCare Region Thirteen in Lightning Ridge aims to improve the lives and wellbeing of people in the community. Through fundraising and assistance, MasoniCare has supported a number of programs, including medical research, aid for sick or disadvantaged children, community health and the elderly. The MasoniCare volunteers are constantly fundraising to support local charities.

The Grand Charity Fund Sydney

MasoniCare Region Five

PORT MACQUARIE

2444

$5,000.00

MasoniCare provides all Freemasons the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to improve the lives and wellbeing of people in the community by providing financial and other support to a range of charity and philanthropic initiatives. The Masonicare Region Five Branch, located in Port Macquarie, have supported a number of programs including medical research, aid for sick or disadvantaged children and youth for the greater good of the community.

The Grand Charity Fund Sydney

Masoni Care Region Eleven

ULLADULLA

2539

$5,000.00

MasoniCare provides all Freemasons the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to improve the lives and wellbeing of people in the community by providing financial and other support to a range of charity and philanthropic initiatives. The MasoniCare Region Eleven Branch, located in Ulladulla, have supported a number of programs including medical research, aid for sick or disadvantaged children and youth for the greater good of the community.

The Groundswell Project Inc

The Groundswell Project Inc

ERSKINE PARK

2759

$4,700.00

The Groundswell Project, located in Erskine Park, aims to provide an artistic forum for the development, expression and appreciation of art in the community. The Project endeavours to showcase artworks and artists and to present a valuable opportunity for individuals to develop their artistic faculties through sharing knowledge and artistic expression in the community. The Groundswell Project is supported by dedicated volunteers that make a vital contribution to foster social participation and enhancing a sense of identity through art.

The Holy Transfiguration Monastery Of Bombala Incorporated

The Holy Transfiguration Monastery Of Bombala Incorporated

BOMBALA

2632

$5,000.00

The Holy Transfiguration Monastery Of Bombala is predominantly focused on family and community welfare. The Monastery provides practical aid and support to the community, working to foster social inclusion and strengthen community ties.

The Horn of Africa Relief and Development Agency Inc

The Horn of Africa Relief and Development Agency Inc

HOMEBUSH WEST

2140

$3,000.00

The Horn of Africa Relief and Development Agency draws on volunteers to assist in the settlement and integration of new migrants and their families. The Agency is located in Homebush West, and contributes to cultural and social activities that develop links between migrants and the community, providing access to employment training and other vital services.
 

The Hypoglycemic and Health Association of Australia

The Newcastle Branch of the Hypoglycemic and Health Association of Australia

TORONTO

2283

$1,647.80

The Newcastle Branch of the Hypoglycaemic and Health Association of Australia provides a wide range of health services that are aimed at improving and enriching the lives of individuals and families in the region. Volunteers help residents of all backgrounds to make informed choices about health, improve their knowledge of active lifestyles, and gain useful skills for life.

The Inner Wheel Club of Blacktown City Inc

The Inner Wheel Club of Blacktown City Inc

WARRAWEE

2074

$4,650.00

The Inner Wheel Club of Blacktown City provides support to aged and disadvantaged people within the Blacktown community by visiting aged care facilities and organising support group social events. Volunteers give their time to promote social inclusion and community participation.

The Inner Wheel Club of Gunnedah Inc

The Inner Wheel Club of Gunnedah Inc

GUNNEDAH

2380

$1,000.00

The Inner Wheel Club of Gunnedah raises money for both the Cancer Council and Cord Blood Research through organising community events such as Soup and Damper Day and a Biggest Morning Tea. Volunteers give their time to promote social inclusion and community participation by organising a variety of community events.

The Inverell Art Society Incorporated

The Inverell Art Society Incorporated

INVERELL

2360

$1,970.00

The Inverell Art Society is a volunteer run gallery and a community outlet for artistic expression and interest. The Society provides a venue for local artists to display their work and conducts workshops, classes and exhibitions that encourage community participation and social interaction.

The Lakes Rowers

The Lakes Rowers Penrith

PENRITH

2751

$1,800.00

The Lakes Rowers Penrith provides opportunities for people with a disability to participate in the sport of rowing through the adaptive rowing program. Volunteers promote community involvement through various competitive events and foster social inclusion in the local area.

The Legacy Club of Inverell Incorporated

The Legacy Club of Inverell Incorporated

INVERELL

2360

$4,910.00

The Legacy Club of Inverell provides support for the families of deceased veterans who actively served their country. The Club relies on volunteers to deliver a range of different support services independently and in collaboration with other community and social services. The Legacy Club of Inverell promotes an inclusive and just society by encouraging volunteer support for widows and their children.

The Lightning Ridge Arts and Craft Council Inc

The Lightning Ridge Arts and Craft Council Inc

LIGHTNING RIDGE

2834

$3,650.00

The Lightning Ridge Arts and Craft Council recognises the diverse creative talents of local community members and promotes community harmony and pride. The Council's members consist of artists from a range of backgrounds, including elderly and disadvantaged residents. A variety of art classes offer members of the Lightning Ridge community a chance to improve their skills, while a gallery allows them to display their work.

The Lions Club of Albury Inc

The Lions Club of Albury Inc

LAVINGTON

2641

$4,300.00

Lions International is a global service organisation of volunteers that develop, promote and assist in a range of projects to help local communities, fostering social participation and integration. The Lions Club of Albury helps improve the quality of life in the local community through various activities.

The Lions Club of Arthurs Vale Inc Association

The Lions Club of Arthurs Vale Inc Association

NORFOLK ISLAND

2899

$3,000.00

The Lions Club of Arthurs Vale on Norfolk Island is a community welfare organisation of volunteers that develops and implements a range of projects to benefit the local area. The Club offers financial and practical support to welfare organisations and hospitals and actively participates in social events. The Club also provides assistance to individuals and families in need, coordinating immediate and sustained relief in times of disaster and crisis.

The Lions Club of Forster Tuncurry Inc

The Lions Club of Forster Tuncurry Inc

FORSTER

2428

$4,620.00

Lions International is a global service organisation of volunteers that develop, promote and assist in a range of projects to help local communities, fostering social participation and integration. The Lions Club of Forster Tuncurry improves quality of life in the community through various activities, such as fundraising in support of local causes.

The Lions Club of Kogarah Inc

The Lions Club of Kogarah Inc

SYLVANIA

2224

$2,450.00

Lions International is a global service organisation of volunteers that develop, promote and assist in a range of projects to help local communities, fostering social participation and integration. The Lions Club of Kogarah improves quality of life in the community through various activities such as fundraising in support of local causes.

The Lions Club of Narellan Inc

The Lions Club of Narellan Inc

CAMDEN SOUTH

2570

$3,208.00

Lions International is a global service organisation of volunteers who develop, promote and assist in a range of projects to help local communities, fostering social participation and integration. The Lions Club of Narellan located in Camden South improves quality of life in the community through various activities, such as fundraising in support of local causes.

The Lions Club of Sanctuary Point Inc

The Lions Club of Sanctuary Point Inc

SANCTUARY POINT

2540

$2,053.00

Lions International is a global service organisation of volunteers that develops, promotes and assists in a range of projects to help local communities and foster social integration. The Lions Club of Sanctuary Point improves quality of life in the community by coordinating activities, such as Carols by Candlelight, and running Driver Reviver Sites.

The Lions Club of Toukley Inc

The Lions Club of Toukley Inc

TOUKLEY

2263

$1,600.00

Lions International is a global volunteer service organisation that develops and implements a range of projects to help local communities and foster social integration. The Lions Club of Toukley helps improve quality of life in the region by organising educational classes for elderly citizens and conducting fundraising initiatives for those affected by adversity.

The Lord's Taverners Northern NSW Inc

The Lord's Taverners Northern NSW Inc

GOONELLABAH

2480

$3,504.00

The Lord's Taverners of Northern New South Wales, located in Goonellabah, aim to improve quality of life for people with a disability, by engaging participants in social activities. Dedicated volunteers play a vital role in improving the status of people with a disability by encouraging participation and promoting social inclusion.

The Manly Club for Seniors Inc

The Manly Club for Seniors Inc

MANLY

2095

$1,000.00

The Manly Club for Seniors provides social and recreational activities for senior citizens of various backgrounds. The Club depends on volunteers to facilitate events and opportunities for social inclusion and community participation.

The Neighbourhood House Bayldon Boambee Bonville Sawtell Toormina Inc

The Neighbourhood House Bayldon Boambee Bonville Sawtell Toormina Inc

BOAMBEE EAST

2452

$2,650.00

The Neighbourhood house of Bayldon, Boambee, Bonville, Sawtell, Toormina is a conduit for a wide range of community activities and programs that are facilitated within the House. Services are delivered by a scope of agencies from government, industry and community groups to support families, youth, children, the elderly, economically disadvantaged, ethnically diverse and Indigenous Australians. Volunteers at the House foster community unity by arranging initiatives such as a home visiting service, life skills for men courses, a grandparents and kinship carers support service, free tax help, and free financial counselling.

The Nimbin Environment Centre

The Nimbin Environment Centre

NIMBIN

2480

$4,950.00

The Nimbin Environment Centre provides resources to members of the public with a view to educating them about ways to encourage a sustainable, healthy environment. Volunteers at the Centre also use resources to develop their skills in communication, education, learning, researching and organising information on environmental issues. The Centre actively encourages people to think deeply and discuss ideas on environmental issues that help to enforce change.

The Oaks Adult Riding Club (TOARC)

The Oaks Adult Riding Club (TOARC)

THE OAKS

2570

$2,300.00

The Oaks Adult Riding Club encourages participation in equestrian sport in a safe and supportive environment. Volunteer activities of the Club foster community spirit and provide people in local and surrounding areas with opportunities for social interaction.
 

The Older Womens Network NSW Inc

Hills Older Womens Network

BAULKHAM HILLS

2153

$4,900.00

The Older Womens Network is committed to promoting the rights, dignity and well being for senior women. The Baulkham Hills OWN is supported by dedicated volunteers who engage in community networking, regular meetings and provide assistance to other community groups. They form an important link in the community and work to re-connect isolated senior citizens and retirees.

The Older Womens Network NSW Inc

Wyong Older Womens Network

WYONG

2259

$4,180.00

Wyong Older Women’s Network provides social and recreational activities for elderly women of various backgrounds. The group depends on volunteers to facilitate events and opportunities for social inclusion and community participation.

The Older Womens Network NSW Inc

OWN IWD Sydney

MILLERS POINT

2000

$3,495.00

The Older Women's Network International Women's Day group of Sydney aspires to advance the status of women in the local community and globally. The Group is staffed by enthusiastic volunteers who work tirelessly to ensure a strong and coordinated presence at International Women's Day, allowing the group to disseminate its message of equality and to help improve the lives of marginalised women in Australia and around the world.

The Older Womens Network NSW Inc

Wollondilly Older Women's Network

THE OAKS

2570

$4,900.00

Wollondilly Older Women's Network, located in The Oaks, researches the relationships between gender, violence, poverty, homelessness and ageing. The network is supported by dedicated volunteers who are involved in many projects that assist older women, for example, the Victorian Bushfire Appeal, the Queensland Flood Appeal and the Victorian RSPCA Bushfire Appeal. The Network provides an outlet for these members of the community to be able to connect with people who understand and support current issues that are affecting them.

The Older Womens Network NSW Inc

Northside OWN Wellness Centre

CHATSWOOD

2067

$4,990.00

Northside Older Women's Network Wellness Centre, located in Chatswood, is a local community organisation with a focus on health. The Group provides older women with a means of becoming socially included in the community and works closely with health services to ensure that women within the group are supported to help them maintain optimal health.

The Older Womens Network NSW Inc

Nowra OWN

SHOALHAVEN HEADS

2535

$4,405.00

The Nowra Older Women's Network is actively involved in a broad range of programs to assist individuals and families in the Nowra district. Volunteers arrange writing groups, produce newsletters and encourage links with other local committees and centres, promoting a more interactive and socially connected community.

The Older Womens Network NSW Inc

Belligen Older Womens Network

BELLIGEN

2454

$2,810.00

The Older Women's Network is an advocacy organisation that is committed to promoting the rights, dignity and wellbeing of older women. The Belligen Older Women's Network is actively involved in the development of the local community, lobbying for better health services and providing a forum for community discussion. Volunteers enable social inclusion by providing a voice for isolated women in the community.

The Older Womens Network NSW Inc

Bankstown Greek Older Womens Network

PADSTOW

2211

$4,590.00

The Bankstown Greek Older Womens Network hosts regular meetings to inform the community about health issues, engages in fundraising events, and holds classes and sessions that educate and entertain the elderly. As the majority of the Group's activities are undertaken in Greek, it provides an important cultural link for older Greek women who need bilingual advocacy in order to access community services.

The Older Womens Network NSW Inc

Bankstown Older Womens Network

BANKSTOWN

2200

$5,000.00

Bankstown Older Women's Network is a self-help organisation committed to promoting the rights, dignity and wellbeing of older women. Bankstown Older Women's Network engages in community networking, regular meetings, and provides assistance to other community groups. They form an important link in the community and work to reconnect isolated senior citizens and retirees.

The Older Womens Network NSW Inc

OWN Theatre Group

MILLERS POINT

2000

$4,795.00

The Older Womens Network Theatre Group assists in bridging the relationships between gender, violence, poverty, homelessness and ageing. The network is involved in many projects that assist older women, for example, theatre groups that give women the chance to sing and dance in front of audiences and loved ones. The Network provides an outlet for these members of the community to be able to connect with people who understand and support current issues that are affecting them.

The Older Womens Network NSW Inc

Newcastle Older Womens Network

GLENDALE

2285

$4,900.00

The Newcastle Older Women's Network, based in Glendale, works with other advocacy groups to fight for women's rights, dignity and wellbeing at all stages of their life. The network is involved in many projects that assist older women, for example craft mornings and walking and local history groups. The Network provides an outlet for these members of the community to be able to connect with people who understand and support current issues that are affecting them.

The Older Womens Network NSW Inc

Illawarra Older Womens Network

AUSTINMER

2515

$4,980.00

Illawarra Older Womens Network of Austinmer provides social and recreational activities for elderly people of various backgrounds. The group depends on volunteers to facilitate events and opportunities for social inclusion and community participation.

The Older Womens Network NSW Inc

Parramatta OWN

CASTLE HILL

2154

$4,405.00

The Parramatta Older Women's Network, based in Castle Hill, is dedicated to enhancing the welfare of girls and women in the local community. The Network offers a range of social outings for members, and stages regular information evenings at which participants can find support and discuss issues related to female health and social equality.

The Older Womens Network NSW Inc

OWN Sydney

MILLERS POINT

2000

$4,895.00

The Sydney Older Women's Network, based in Millers Point, researches the relationships between gender, violence, poverty, homelessness and ageing. The network is involved in many projects that assist older women, for example, workshops, seminars and training with a focus on skill development. The Network provides an outlet for these members of the community to be able to connect with people who understand and support current issues that are affecting them.

The Older Womens Network NSW Inc

Penrith OWN

PENRITH

2750

$4,885.00

The Penrith Older Women's Network researches the relationships between gender, violence, poverty, homelessness and ageing. The network is involved in many projects that assist older women, for example discussion groups, participation of isolated and housebound women and dance groups. The Network provides an outlet for these members of the community to be able to connect with people who understand and support current issues that are affecting them.

The Older Womens Network NSW Inc

Southern Highlands OWN

MITTAGONG

2575

$5,000.00

The Southern Highlands Older Women's Network, based in Mittagong, researches the relationships between gender, violence, poverty, homelessness and ageing. The network is involved in many projects that assist older women, for example weekly tai chi, drumming and health forums. The Network provides an outlet for these members of the community to be able to connect with people who understand and support current issues that are affecting them.

The Older Women's Network NSW Inc

Hastings OWN

PORT MACQUARIE

2444

$4,405.00

The Older Women's Network of Hastings seeks to inform, unite and celebrate older women. Volunteers work tirelessly to improve quality of life in the local area and of access to vital welfare services. The group facilitates social inclusion by giving members an opportunity to be heard and influence policy, and enabling them to receive information about changes in the wider world.

The Older Women's Network NSW Inc

OWN Wellness Coordination Committee

MILLERS POINT

2000

$5,000.00

The Wellness Coordination Committee is part of the Older Women's Network, which researches the relationships between gender, violence, poverty, homelessness and ageing. The network is involved in many projects that assist older women, for example, violence against women, older women's legal issues, older women and housing. The Network provides an outlet for these members of the community to be able to connect with people who understand and support current issues that are affecting them.

The Older Womens Network NSW Inc

Aboriginal Support Circle

MILLERS POINT

2000

$3,607.50

The Aboriginal Support Circle aims to educate Indigenous Australians about their history, customs and culture. The Circle holds art exhibitions, plays and other cultural events across Sydney that bring together families and individuals of many ages and backgrounds, enabling them to interact socially and promoting a more unified community.

The Older Womens Network NSW Inc

Blacktown Older Womens Network

ROOTY HILL

2766

$5,000.00

The Older Womens Network is a self-help organisation committed to promoting the rights, dignity and wellbeing of older women. The Blacktown OWN engages in community networking, regular meetings, and providing assistance to other community groups. They form an important link in the community and work to reconnect isolated senior citizens and retirees.

The Older Womens Network NSW Inc

OWN History Group

MILLERS POINT

2000

$4,075.00

The OWN History Group in Millers Point was established to try and capture and record the history of the Older Women's Network. Volunteers travel to interview older women who were involved in the movement birth of this organisation and also record their stories. The Group fosters a sense of belonging, identification with a wider group, self esteem and opportunity for social interaction.

The Older Womens Network NSW Inc Millers Point

Macarthur Older Womens Network

BRADBURY

2560

$4,950.00

Macarthur Older Women's Network, located in Bradbury, researches the relationships between gender, violence, poverty, homelessness and ageing. The network is involved in many projects that assist older women, for example, fundraising, activities, loneliness and grief programs. The Network provides an outlet for these members of the community to be able to connect with people who understand and support current issues that are affecting them.

The Older Womens Network NSW Inc Millers Point

Wagga Wagga Older Womens Network

WAGGA WAGGA

2650

$2,980.00

The Wagga Wagga Older Women's Network is dedicated to improving the quality of life of older women in the rural Wagga Wagga region. Volunteers convene regular meetings at which community members can discuss concerns related to health, social welfare and general wellbeing. The Network also participates in annual charity events such as Walk Against Violence and International Women's Day, raising local awareness of issues facing women.

The Orange and District Historical Society Inc

The Orange and District Historical Society Inc

ORANGE

2800

$4,780.00

The Orange and District Historical Society conduct a number of events over the year to assist members and the community in discovering their heritage. Volunteers are active in the Society and assist members and local community on field trips to some of the historical sites, research mining and products made in the region. The Society fosters a sense of belonging, of identification with a wider group, self esteem and opportunity for social interaction.

The Partners of Veterans Association of Australia - New South Wales Branch Inc

The Partners of Veterans Association of Australia - New South Wales Branch Inc

KUNGALA

2460

$5,000.00

The mission of the Partners of Veterans Association of Australia, NSW is to enhance the well being and quality of life of veterans, their partners and families by supporting them with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Branch also contributes to a wide-range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the Kungala community.

The Pride History Group Ltd

The Pride History Group Ltd

GLEBE

2037

$2,050.00

The Pride History Group provides a library and research centre to assist Gay, Lesbian and Transgender communities of Sydney in discovering their heritage. Volunteers are active in the Group and assist members and local community visitors to develop research and library skills, as well as the knowledge required to preserve this information for future generations. The Group fosters a sense of belonging, identification with a wider group, self esteem and opportunity for social interaction.

The Probus Club of Wallamba Incorporated

The Probus Club of Wallamba Incorporated

FORSTER

2428

$1,000.00

Probus is an association that encourages active retirees to socialise, expand their interests, and enjoy the fellowship of like minded community members. The Probus Club of Wallamba hosts regular meetings and recreational outings that alleviate isolation and enable local residents to interact and discuss issues of concern.

The Prospect Heritage Trust Inc

The Prospect Heritage Trust Inc

PROSPECT

2148

$2,540.00

The Prospect Heritage Trust is a volunteer organisation concerned with the preservation of several local sites of historical significance. The Society raises funds for restoration and upkeep, and by making the sites accessible, foster community engagement with the project.

The Returned & Services League of Australia (New South Wales Branch) Sydney

Catherine Hill Bay RSL sub-Branch

CAVES BEACH

2281

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Catherine Hill Bay Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects in the central coast region.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (NSW Branch)

Batemans Bay RSL Sub Branch

BATEMANS BAY

2536

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Batemans Bay Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects in the south coast region.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (NSW Branch)

Bega RSL Sub Branch

BEGA

2550

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Bega Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects in the south coast region.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (NSW Branch)

Bomaderry RSL Sub Branch

BOMADERRY

2541

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Bomaderry Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (NSW Branch)

Batlow RSL Sub-Branch

BATLOW

2730

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Batlow Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (NSW Branch)

Belfield RSL Sub Branch

BELFIELD

2191

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Belfield Sub-Branch, located in the Sydney area, also contributes to a wide-range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (NSW Branch)

Sawtell RSL Sub Branch

SAWTELL

2452

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Sawtell Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (NSW Branch)

Glen Innes RSL Sub Branch

GLEN INNES

2370

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Glen Innes Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (NSW Branch)

Forster-Tuncurry RSL Sub Branch

FORSTER

2428

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Forster-Tuncurry Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (NSW Branch)

Forbes RSL Sub Branch

FORBES

2871

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Forbes Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (NSW Branch)

Bingara RSL Sub Branch

BINGARA

2404

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life for former Australian Defence Force personnel through the provision of welfare and memorial services. The volunteers of the Bingara Sub-Branch contribute to the local community by participating in annual commemorative events and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (ACT Branch) Inc Manuka

Nambucca Heads RSL Sub Branch

NAMBUCCA HEADS

2448

$5,000.00

The RSL supports ex-servicemen and women and takes an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Nambucca Heads Sub-Branch contribute to the local region by conducting annual memorial services and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (ACT Branch) Inc Manuka

Merrylands RSL Sub-Branch

MERRYLANDS

2160

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to improve the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Merrylands Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (ACT Branch) Inc Manuka

Moruya RSL Sub Branch

MORUYA

2537

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Moruya Sub-Branch, strengthen the south coast community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (ACT Branch) Inc Manuka

Macksville RSL Sub Branch

MACKSVILLE

2447

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of former Australian Defence Force personnel through the provision of welfare and memorial services. The volunteers of the Macksville Sub-Branch contribute to the local community by participating in annual commemorative events and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (ACT Branch) Inc Manuka

Molong RSL Sub Branch

MOLONG

2866

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Molong Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects of the central west region.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (ACT Branch) Inc Manuka

Nyngan RSL Sub Branch

NYNGAN

2825

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Nyngan Sub Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (ACT Branch) Inc Manuka

Smithfield RSL Sub Branch

SMITHFIELD

2164

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Smithfield Sub Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (ACT Branch) Inc Manuka

South Grafton RSL Sub Branch

SOUTH GRAFTON

2460

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the South Grafton Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (ACT Branch) Inc Manuka

St Marys RSL Sub Branch

ST MARYS

2760

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of former Australian Defence Force personnel through the provision of welfare and memorial services. The volunteers of the St Mary's Sub-Branch contribute to the local community by participating in annual commemorative events and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (ACT Branch) Inc Manuka

South West Rocks RSL Sub Branch

SOUTH WEST ROCKS

2431

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to improve the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The South West Rocks Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (ACT Branch) Inc Manuka

Stockton RSL Sub Branch

STOCKTON

2295

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to improve the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Stockton Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (ACT Branch) Inc Manuka

Taree RSL Sub Branch

TAREE

2430

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to improve the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Taree Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (ACT Branch) Inc Manuka

Toronto RSL Sub Branch

TORONTO

2283

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Toronto Sub-Branch, located in the Lake Macquarie region, strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (ACT Branch) Inc Manuka

Walgett RSL Sub Branch

WALGETT

2832

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of former Australian Defence Force personnel through the provision of welfare and memorial services. The volunteers of the Walgett Sub Branch strengthen the local community by participating in annual commemorative events and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (ACT Branch) Inc Manuka

Warilla RSL Sub Branch

WARILLA

2528

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of former Australian Defence Force personnel through the provision of welfare and memorial services. The volunteers of the Warilla Sub Branch contribute to the local community by participating in annual commemorative events and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged residents.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (New South Wales Branch)

Collarenebri RSL sub-Branch

COLLARENEBRI

2833

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of former Australian Defence Force personnel through the provision of welfare and memorial services. The volunteers of the Collarenebri Sub-Branch contribute to the local community by participating in annual commemorative events and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (New South Wales Branch)

City of Fairfield RSL sub-Branch

FAIRFIELD

2165

$5,000.00

The RSL supports ex-servicemen and women and takes an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the City of Fairfield Sub-Branch contribute to the local region by conducting annual memorial services and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged residents.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (New South Wales Branch)

Chester Hill - Carramar RSL sub-Branch

CHESTER HILL

2162

$5,000.00

The RSL supports ex-servicemen and women and takes an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Chester Hill-Carramar Sub-Branch contribute to the local region by conducting annual memorial services and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (New South Wales Branch)

Casino RSL sub-Branch

CASINO

2470

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of former Australian Defence Force personnel through the provision of welfare and memorial services. The volunteers of the Casino Sub Branch contribute to the local community by participating in annual commemorative events and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (New South Wales Branch) Sydney

Cootamundra RSL sub-Branch

COOTAMUNDRA

2590

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to improve the well being and quality of life for members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Cootamundra Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (New South Wales Branch) Sydney

Corrimal RSL sub-Branch

CORRIMAL

2518

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to improve the well being and quality of life for members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Corrimal Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (New South Wales Branch) Sydney

City of Blacktown RSL sub-Branch

BANKSTOWN

2160

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to improve the well being and quality of life for members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The City of Bankstown Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (New South Wales Branch) Sydney

City of Blacktown RSL sub-Branch

BLACKTOWN

2148

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the City of Blacktown Sub-Branch, located in the Sydney area, strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (New South Wales Branch) Sydney

City of Liverpool RSL sub-Branch

LIVERPOOL

2170

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the City of Liverpool Sub-Branch, located in the Sydney region, strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (New South Wales Branch) Sydney

Canowindra RSL sub-Branch

CANOWINDRA

2804

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Canowindra Sub-Branch, located in the central west, also contributes to a wide-range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (New South Wales Branch) Sydney

Canley Heights RSL sub-Branch

WAKELEY

2176

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Canley Heights Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects in the Sydney area.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (New South Wales Branch) SYDNEY

Cessnock RSL sub-Branch

CESSNOCK

2325

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Cessnock Sub-Branch, located in the Hunter region, also contributes to a wide-range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (SA Branch) Inc Adelaide

Broken Hill RSL Sub Branch

BROKEN HILL

2880

$5,000.00

The mission of the Returned Services League is to enhance the well being and quality of life of former Australian Defence Force personnel through the provision of welfare and memorial services. The volunteers of the Broken Hill Sub Branch strengthen the local region by participating in annual commemorative events and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Returned and Services League of Australia ACT Branch Inc Manuka

Brunswick Heads RSL Sub Branch

BRUNSWICK HEADS

2483

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Brunswick Heads Sub-Branch, located in the Byron area, also contributes to a wide-range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Returned and Services League of Australia (NSW Branch)

Auburn RSL Sub Branch

AUBURN

2144

$5,000.00

The RSL supports ex-servicemen and women and takes an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Auburn Sub-Branch contribute to the local region by conducting annual memorial services and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Grafton RSL sub-Branch

GRAFTON

2460

$5,000.00

The mission of the Returned Services League is to improve the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Grafton Sub Branch also contributes to a wide-range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting volunteer run activities that strengthen the community.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Gulgong RSL sub-Branch

GULGONG

2852

$5,000.00

The mission of the Returned Services League is to improve the well being and quality of life for members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Gulgong Sub Branch also contributes to a wide-range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Harrington-Crowdy Head RSL sub-Branch

HARRINGTON

2427

$5,000.00

The mission of the Returned Services League is to enhance the well being and quality of life of former Australian Defence Force personnel through the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The volunteers of the Harrington-Crowdy Head Sub Branch contribute to the local region by conducting annual memorial services and organising welfare projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Maclean RSL Sub Branch

MACLEAN

2463

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of former Australian Defence Force personnel through the provision of welfare and memorial services. The volunteers of the Maclean Sub-Branch contribute to the local community by participating in annual commemorative events and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Lidcombe RSL Sub Branch

LIDCOMBE

2141

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Lidcombe Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Lithgow RSL Sub Branch

LITHGOW

2790

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to improve the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Lithgow Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Junee RSL Sub Branch

JUNEE

2663

$5,000.00

The Junee Returned Service League Sub-Branch, located in the Riverina area, is dedicated to enhancing the welfare of retired servicemen and women and their families. The Branch undertakes a range of fundraising initiatives that aim to improve local health and community infrastructure and is an active participant in commemorative events for ANZAC and Remembrance days, promoting community integration through the efforts of volunteers.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Inverell RSL Sub Branch

INVERELL

2360

$5,000.00

The RSL supports ex-servicemen and women and takes an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Inverell Sub-Branch contribute to the local region by conducting annual memorial services and organising various welfare projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Katoomba RSL Sub Branch

KATOOMBA

2780

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Katoomba Sub-Branch, located in the Blue Mountains area, also contributes to a wide-range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Karuah RSL Sub Branch

KARUAH

2324

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Karuah Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects in the Hunter region.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Kingscliff RSL Sub Branch

KINGSCLIFF

2487

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Kingscliff Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects in the the far-north coast region.

The Returned andServices League of Australia (New South Wales Branch)

Campsie RSL sub-Branch

CAMPSIE

2194

$5,000.00

The RSL supports ex-servicemen and women and takes an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Campsie Sub-Branch contribute to the local region by conducting annual memorial services and organising various welfare projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Rotary Club of Belrose Inc

The Rotary Club of Belrose Inc

BELROSE

2085

$2,919.00

Rotary clubs fundraise on behalf of local and international causes, take an active interest in the development of their communities, and promote programs that recognise youth leaders and youth that excel. The Rotary Club of Belrose runs a range of projects to enhance community wellbeing by encouraging social inclusion and participation.

The Rotary Club of Dural Inc

The Rotary Club of Dural Inc

KENTHURST

2156

$5,000.00

The aim of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise to enable meaningful community and international service. The Rotary Club of Dural runs a range of projects that enhance community wellbeing through social inclusion and participation.

The Rotary Club of Moree Inc

The Rotary Club of Moree Inc

MOREE

2400

$3,750.00

The aim of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of volunteer service as a basis for social improvement. The Rotary Club of Moree runs a range of projects to improve quality of life in the local community and to encourage a more equitable and integrated society.

The Rotary Club of Nambucca Heads Inc

The Rotary Club of Nambucca Heads Inc

MACKSVILLE

2447

$4,999.00

Rotary clubs fundraise for local and international causes, take an active interest in the development of their communities, and promote programs that recognise youth leaders and youth that excel. The Rotary Club of Nambucca Heads runs a range of projects to enhance local quality of life by encouraging social inclusion and participation.
 

The Rotary Club of Narellan Inc

The Rotary Club of Narellan Inc

CAMDEN

2570

$3,600.00

The aim of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise to enable meaningful community and international service. The Rotary Club of Narellan runs a range of projects that enhance community wellbeing through social inclusion and participation.

The Rotary Club of Padstow Inc

The Rotary Club of Padstow Inc

REVESBY HEIGHTS

2212

$4,090.00

Rotary Clubs provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. The Rotary Club of Padstow, located in Revesby Heights, runs a range of projects, including fundraising for local, national and international causes to enhance community wellbeing by encouraging social inclusion and participation.

The Royal Horticultural Society of NSW Inc

The Royal Horticultural Society of NSW Inc

BOWRAL

2576

$4,200.00

The Royal Horticultural Society of NSW, based in Bowral, is an active and inclusive community group that provides training for show and garden competitions and technical advice on horticultural matters. The Group is active in promoting its work, providing education to the students and other community groups.

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals New South Wales

Corporate Volunteers - RSPCA

YAGOONA

2199

$3,150.00

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is a national organisation that is dedicated to animal welfare. The Corporate Volunteers of the Sydney RSPCA, based in Yagoona, conduct numerous activities and fundraising initiatives with the aim of building community awareness of animal protection issues and providing shelter and rehabilitation for abused and vulnerable pets.

The Sabian Mandaean Association in Australia Ltd

The Sabian Mandaean Association in Australia Ltd

LIVERPOOL

2170

$5,000.00

The Sabian Mandaean Association in Australia draws on volunteers to assist in the settling and integration of new immigrants and their families. The Association contributes to cultural and social activities, developing links between immigrants and the community, as well as aiding with employment training and access to vital services.

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army

NARRANDERA

2700

$2,000.00

The Salvation Army is an organisation committed to social justice and social inclusion by ensuring that every individual is valued. The Narrandera Salvation Army group are dedicated volunteers that meet regularly to help people impacted by poverty in the local community, and undertake home visits to provide support, friendship and material assistance.

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army

LEETON

2705

$1,500.00

The Salvation Army is an organisation committed to social justice and inclusion by ensuring that every individual is valued. The Leeton Salvation Army group are dedicated volunteers that meet regularly to help people impacted by poverty in the local community, and undertake home visits to provide support, friendship and material assistance.

The Salvation Army (New South Wales) Property Trust

The Salvation Army Forbes-Parkes Regional Corps

FORBES

2871

$2,705.00

The Salvation Army is an international humanitarian organisation that provides support and assistance to disadvantaged people in the community. Volunteers help to deliver welfare services for disadvantaged members of society, including the unemployed and those with drug and alcohol addictions. The Salvation Army Forbes-Parkes Regional Corps is run by dedicated volunteers who undertake a range of projects that aim to enhance emotional, physical and mental support, to improve the lives of both local and international communities.

The Salvation Army (New South Wales) Property Trust Sydney

The Salvation Army BRACS

BLACKTOWN

2148

$4,982.00

The Salvation Army is an international humanitarian organisation that provides support and assistance to disadvantaged people in the community. The Salvation Army Blacktown Region Area Community Services is run by dedicated volunteers who undertake a range of projects that aim to enhance emotional, physical and mental support to improve the lives of both local and international communities.

The Salvation Army (New South Wales) Property Trust Sydney

The Salvation Army Wollongong FFRP Survivors of Life

WOLLONGONG

2500

$3,980.00

The Salvation Army is an international humanitarian organisation that provides support and assistance to disadvantaged people in society, such as the unemployed and those with drug and alcohol addictions. The Wollongong FFRP Survivors of Life is a part of that organisation and is run by dedicated volunteers who undertake a range of projects that aim to enhance emotional, physical and mental support, to improve the lives of people in the community.

The Salvation Army (New South Wales) Property Trust Sydney

The Salvation Army Menai Corps Community Programs

BANGOR

2234

$2,480.00

The Salvation Army is an organisation committed to social justice and social inclusion by ensuring that every individual is valued. The Menai Corps Community Programs Salvation Army Group located in Bangor are dedicated volunteers that meet regularly to help people impacted by poverty in the local community, and undertake home visits to provide support, friendship and material assistance.

The Salvation Army (New South Wales) Property Trust Sydney

The Salvation Army Earlwood Corps Community Program

EARLWOOD

2206

$2,907.00

The Salvation Army is an international humanitarian organisation that provides support and assistance to disadvantaged people in the community. The Earlwood Corps Community Program is run by dedicated volunteers who undertake a range of projects that aim to enhance emotional, physical and mental support, to improve the lives of both local and international communities.

The Salvation Army (NSW) Property Trust

The Salvation Army (NSW) Property Trust Moree

MOREE

2400

$1,950.00

The Property Trust of Moree is part of the NSW Salvation Army, which provides emotional, physical and financial support to disadvantaged members of communities across the state. The Army relies on volunteers who assist at homeless shelters, drug and alcohol rehabilitation centres and in the Salvos opportunity shops, helping to forge a society based on understanding, compassion and inclusion.

The Salvation Army (NSW) Property Trust Sydney

The Salvation Army Earlwood Corps Community Program Mini Muzos

EARLWOOD

2206

$2,638.00

The Salvation Army Earlwood Corps Mini Muzos Community Program aspires to enhance the local area through musical expression. Volunteers conduct programs to encourage creativity and social interaction among mothers and young children, enabling participants to develop new support networks and fostering greater community cohesion.

The Scout Association of Australia

Australian Scout Education and Training Fund

CHATSWOOD

2067

$5,000.00

The Australian Scout Education and Training Fund, located in Chatswood, is part of a universal organisation that aims to encourage the physical, intellectual, social, and spiritual development of young people so they may play a constructive role as responsible members of communities. A strong volunteer based program of activities aims to inspire young people to do their best and become worthwhile and active members of the community.

The Scout Association of Australia

Australian Scouting Development Fund

CHATSWOOD

2067

$5,000.00

The Australian Scouting Development Fund is part of a universal organisation that aims to encourage the physical, intellectual, social, and spiritual development of young people so they may play a constructive role as responsible members of communities. A strong volunteer based program of activities aims to inspire young people to do their best and become worthwhile and active members of the community.

The Scout Association of Australia

World Development Fund

CHATSWOOD

2067

$5,000.00

The mission of scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through encouraging a societal value system to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive place in our society. The World Development Fund runs a range of programs that encourage the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of young people. Volunteers teach life skills to children from various backgrounds, encouraging social inclusion and participation in community activities and events.

The Scout Association of Australia

National Rover Development Fund

CHATSWOOD

2067

$5,000.00

The mission of scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through encouraging a societal value system to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play constructive role in our society. The volunteers of the National Rover Council run a range of programs that teach life skills to children from various backgrounds, encouraging social inclusion and participation in community activities and events.

The Scout Association of Australia

Sir Vincent Fairfax International Study Program

CHATSWOOD

2067

$5,000.00

Sir Vincent Fairfax International Study Program, located in Chatswood, is part of a universal scouting organisation that aims to encourage the physical, intellectual, social, and spiritual development of young people so they may play a constructive role as responsible members of communities. A strong volunteer based program of activities aims to inspire young people to do their best and become worthwhile and active members of the community.

The Scout Association of Australia

Lord Baden-Powell Society

CHATSWOOD

2067

$5,000.00

The mission of scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through encouraging a societal value system to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in our society. The Lord Baden-Powell Society runs a range of programs that encourage the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of young people. Volunteers teach life skills to children from various backgrounds, encouraging social inclusion and participation in community activities and events.

The Scout Association of Australia

National Rover Council

CHATSWOOD

2067

$5,000.00

The National Rover Council of Chatswood works together to develop and implement a strategic plan for the Rovers. The Rovers are a part of the Scouts Australia which enables progression through the program with a view of establishing future leaders and continuing their education. The volunteers assist in promoting community involvement within the organisation.
 

The Scout Association of Australia

Memorial Foundation for Scouting in Russia

CHATSWOOD

2067

$5,000.00

Memorial Foundation for Scouting in Russia is part of a universal organisation that aims to encourage the physical, intellectual, social, and spiritual development of young people so they may play a constructive role as responsible members of communities. A strong program of activities aims to inspire young people to do their best and become worthwhile and active members of the community.

The Scout Association of Australia

International Co-operation Fund

CHATSWOOD

2067

$5,000.00

The mission of scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through encouraging a societal value system to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in our society. The International Co-operation Fund runs a range of programs that encourage the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of young people. Volunteers teach life skills to children from various backgrounds, encouraging social inclusion and participation in community activities and events.

The Scout Association of Australia

Geoff Lee Australian Friendship Fund

CHATSWOOD

2067

$5,000.00

The mission of scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through encouraging a societal value system to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in our society. The Geoff Lee Australian Friendship Fund in Chatswood runs a range of programs that encourage the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of young people. Volunteers teach life skills to children from various backgrounds, encouraging social inclusion and participation in community activities and events.

The Scout Association of Australia

De Molnar International Fund

CHATSWOOD

2067

$5,000.00

The mission of scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through encouraging a societal value system to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in our society. The De Molnar International Fund runs a range of programs in Chatswood that encourage the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of young people. Volunteers teach life skills to children from various backgrounds, encouraging social inclusion and participation in community activities and events.

The Scout Association of Australia Chatswood

Australian Queens Scout Association

CHATSWOOD

2067

$5,000.00

Australian Queen's Scout Association of Chatswood is part of a universal organisation that aims to encourage the physical, intellectual, social, and spiritual development of young people so they may play a constructive role as responsible members of communities. A strong program of activities aims to inspire young people to do their best and become worthwhile and active members of the community.

The Scout Association of Australia Chatswood

Asia Pacific Fund

CHATSWOOD

2067

$5,000.00

Asia Pacific Fund of Chatswood provides youth the opportunity to attend and participate in regional youth forums in the Asia Pacific Region. These forums provide a means for youth to communicate views and opinions on a wide range of topics which in turn encourages community participation.

The Scout Association of Australia New South Wales Branch

1st Swansea Scout Group

SWANSEA

2281

$4,030.00

The Scout Association of Australia helps young people work together to develop their full potential, with the support of willing volunteers. Through the efforts of volunteers, the 1st Swansea Scout Group has been involved with such worthy projects as ANZAC Day and McHappy Day. In this way the scouts have been able to contribute to the wider Swansea community and learn for themselves the value of leadership and teamwork.

The Scout Association of Australia New South Wales Branch

Kurri Kurri Scout Group

KURRI KURRI

2327

$4,000.00

The Kurri Kurri Scout Group is part of a universal organisation that encourages the physical, intellectual, social, and spiritual development of young people, so that they may play a constructive role as responsible members of communities. A strong program of activities inspires young people to do their best and develop confidence and social responsibility.

The Scout Association of Australia New South Wales Branch

Ist Tilligerry Scout Group Tanilba Bay

TANILBA BAY

2319

$4,410.00

1st Tilligerry Scout Group is part of a universal volunteer organisation that aims to encourage the physical, intellectual, social, and spiritual development of young people so they may play a constructive role as responsible members of communities. A strong program of activities aims to inspire young people to do their best and become worthwhile and active members of the community.

The Scout Association of Australia New South Wales Branch Sydney Olympic Park

The Scout Association of Australia NSW Branch 1st North Mount Druitt Scout Group

HEBERSHAM

2770

$3,703.00

The North Mt Druitt Scout Group runs a range of programs that encourage the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of young people. The Group is run entirely by volunteers who teach life skills to youth from various backgrounds and encourage participation in community activities and events.

The Scout Association of Australia NSW Branch 1st Canley Heights Scouts Group

The Scout Association of Australia NSW Branch 1st Canley Heights Scouts Group

CANLEY HEIGHTS

2166

$1,640.00

The 1st Canley Heights Scouts Group runs a range of programs that encourage the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of young people. The Group is run entirely by volunteers and teaches life skills to children from various backgrounds, encouraging social inclusion and participation in community activities and events.

The Scout Association of Australia NSW Branch 3rd Orange Scout Group

The Scout Association of Australia NSW Branch 3rd Orange Scout Group

ORANGE

2800

$3,440.00

The Scout Association of Australia helps young people work together to develop their full potential, with the support of willing volunteers. Through the efforts of volunteers, the 3rd Orange Scout Group has been involved with projects such as the Orange Community Family Day and helping with ANZAC and Australia Day. In this way the scouts have been able to contribute to the wider community and learn for themselves the value of leadership and teamwork.

The Scout Association of Australia NSW Branch Bodalla Scout Group

The Scout Association of Australia NSW Branch Bodalla Scout Group

TUROSS HEAD

2537

$3,050.00

The Scout Association of Australia helps young people work together to develop their full potential, with the support of willing volunteers. Through the efforts of volunteers, the Bodalla Scout Group encourages a societal value system to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in our society. In this way the scouts have been able to contribute to the wider community and learn for themselves the value of leadership and teamwork

The Trustee for Hunter Community Benevolent Trust

The Trustee for Hunter Community Benevolent Trust

NEWCASTLE

2300

$5,000.00

The Trustee for Hunter Community Benevolent Trust is part of the Hunter Community Foundation which is dedicated to assisting groups that help the disadvantaged in the New South Wales Hunter region. The Foundation's goal is to encourage investment in social capital by bringing the region together to stimulate community involvement and the local economy. A current project being undertaken is to highlight the businesses and individuals in the region who have triumphed over adversity, thereby making a positive contribution to the community.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Kempsey Macleay RSL Sub Branch

KEMPSEY

2440

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of former Australian Defence Force personnel through the provision of welfare and memorial services. The volunteers of the Kempsey-Macleay Sub-Branch contribute to the local community by participating in annual commemorative events and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Manilla RSL Sub-Branch

MANILLA

2346

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of former Australian Defence Force personnel through the provision of welfare and memorial services. The volunteers of the Manilla Sub-Branch contribute to the local community by participating in annual commemorative events and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Toukley RSL Sub Branch

TOUKLEY

2263

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to improve the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Toukley Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Wellington RSL Sub Branch

WELLINGTON

2820

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of former Australian Defence Force personnel through the provision of welfare and memorial services. The volunteers of the Wellington Sub-Branch contribute to the local community by participating in annual commemorative events and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Port Kembla RSL Sub Branch

PORT KEMBLA

2505

$5,000.00

The RSL supports ex-servicemen and women and takes an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Port Kembla Sub-Branch contribute to the local region by conducting annual memorial services and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Naromine RSL Sub Branch

NAROMINE

2821

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Naromine Sub-Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Parkes RSL Sub Branch

PARKES

2870

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Parkes Sub Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Mendooran RSL Sub Branch

MENDOORAN

2842

$5,000.00

The RSL supports ex-servicemen and women and takes an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Mendooran Sub-Branch contribute to the local region by conducting annual memorial services and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Urunga RSL Sub Branch

URUNGA

2455

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of former Australian Defence Force personnel through the provision of welfare and memorial services. The volunteers of the Urunga Sub-Branch contribute to the local community by participating in annual commemorative events and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Gunnedah RSL Sub Branch

GUNNEDAH

2380

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to improve the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Gunnedah Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide-range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Club Old Bar RSL Sub Branch

OLD BAR

2430

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to improve the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Old Bar Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Bourke RSL Sub Branch

BOURKE

2840

$5,000.00

The RSL supports ex-servicemen and women and takes an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Bourke Sub-Branch contribute to the local region by conducting annual memorial services and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Rooty Hill RSL Sub Branch

ROOTY HILL

2766

$5,000.00

The RSL supports ex-servicemen and women and takes an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Rooty Hill Sub-Branch contribute to the local region by conducting annual memorial services and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Trustee for RSL Welfare & Benevolant Institution

Woodburn Evans Head RSL Sub Branch

EVANS HEAD

2473

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to improve the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Woodburn Evans Head Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Trustees for Tuggerah Lakes Reserve Trust

The Trustees for Tuggerah Lakes Reserve Trust

WYONG

2259

$4,900.00

The Trustees for Tuggerah Lakes Reserve, located in Wyong, is an active and inclusive community group that aims to create community understanding and action in support of environmental projects. The Group's volunteers are active in promoting its work, providing education to the students and other community groups.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul ( NSW)

Vinnies Centre Ermington

ERMINGTON

2115

$2,550.00

Vinnies Centre of Ermington aspires to an improved quality of life for disadvantaged individuals and families in the local region. Volunteer members administer a cheerful and hospitable community hub, offering isolated and disenfranchised citizens the opportunity to congregate, benefit from mutual support and obtain information and advice related to health and wellbeing. The Centre encourages an equitable and integrated society through its tireless volunteer commitment.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW)

St Vincent de Paul Society Special Work - Youth

MERRYLANDS

2160

$2,510.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society Special Work Youth is focused on enhancing the quality of life of local community members. The Society undertakes a variety of social welfare initiatives that assist marginalised families and individuals. Volunteer members come from all walks of life and are a vital resource in the development of a cohesive and just local community.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW)

Wellington Region

WELLINGTON

2820

$3,800.00

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul aspire to improve the social and financial welfare of disadvantaged individuals and families in local communities around Australia. Volunteer members from the Wellington Region provide practical and emotional support services to marginalised community members, offering medical referrals, vocational training, and emotional guidance to those in need. The Society encourages an equitable and integrated society through its tireless volunteer commitment.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW)

St Vincent de Paul Woy Woy Conference

WOY WOY

2256

$1,800.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society Woy Woy Conference is focused on enhancing the quality of life of local community members. The Society conducts home visits to the elderly and disabled and undertakes a variety of social welfare initiatives that assist marginalised families and individuals, including the homeless and victims of domestic violence. Volunteer members come from all walks of life and are a vital resource in the development of a cohesive and just local community.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW)

Kandos - Lithgow Region

KANDOS

2848

$4,700.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society of Kandos, Lithgow Region, aspires to improve the social and financial welfare of disadvantaged individuals and families in the local area. Volunteer members provide practical and emotional support services to marginalised residents, offering medical referrals, vocational training and essential household items. The Society encourages an equitable and integrated community through its tireless volunteer commitment.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW)

St Vincent de Paul Ettalong Umina Conference

WOY WOY

2256

$4,800.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society Ettalong Umina Conference is focused on enhancing the quality of life of local Woy Woy community members. The Society conducts home visits to the elderly and disabled and undertakes a variety of social welfare initiatives that assist marginalised families and individuals, including the homeless and victims of domestic violence. Volunteer members come from all walks of life and are a vital resource in the development of a cohesive and just local community.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW)

Forbes Centre St Vincent de Paul Society

FORBES

2871

$5,000.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society Forbes Centre is focused on enhancing the quality of life of local community members. The Centre conducts home visits to the elderly and disabled and undertakes a variety of social welfare initiatives that assist marginalised families and individuals, including the homeless and victims of domestic violence. Volunteer members come from all walks of life and are a vital resource in the development of a cohesive and just local community.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW)

St Vincent de Paul St Mary's Conference

TAREE

2430

$3,000.00

St Mary's Conference of the St Vincent de Paul Society is focused on enhancing quality of life for local community members. The Conference organises home visits to the elderly and disabled and undertakes a variety of social welfare initiatives that assist marginalised families and individuals, including the homeless and victims of domestic violence. Volunteer members come from all walks of life and are a vital resource in the development of a cohesive and egalitarian community.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW)

St Vincent de Paul Society Blayney Conference and Centre

BLAYNEY

2799

$5,000.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society Blayney Conference aspires to improve the social and financial welfare of disadvantaged individuals and families in the local region. Volunteer members provide practical and emotional support services to marginalised residents, offering medical referrals, vocational training and essential household items. The Society encourages an equitable and integrated community through its tireless volunteer commitment.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW)

St Vincent de Paul Trangie Centre and Cobar Centre

TRANGIE

2823

$5,000.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society Trangie and Cobar Centre is focused on enhancing the quality of life of local community members. The Society conducts home visits to the elderly and disabled, and undertakes a variety of social welfare initiatives that assist marginalised families and individuals, including the homeless and victims of domestic violence. Volunteer members come from all walks of life and are a vital resource in the development of a cohesive and just local community.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW)

Kingsgrove-Bankstown Regional Council

BANKSTOWN

2200

$3,000.00

The Kingsgrove-Bankstown Regional Council provides material assistance and emotional help to the less fortunate in the community. Clients that come from a range of backgrounds and have experienced various forms of disadvantage are provided with loans or visitation support to build social contact and a sense of belonging. Members of the community who receive support also volunteer their time with the council thereby helping others who also fall into social hardship.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW)

St Vincent de Paul Society Oatley Conference

OATLEY

2223

$1,100.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society Oatley Conference is focused on enhancing the quality of life of local community members. The Society conducts home visits to the elderly and disabled and undertakes a variety of social welfare initiatives that assist marginalised families and individuals, including the homeless and victims of domestic violence. Volunteer members come from all walks of life and are a vital resource in the development of a cohesive and just local community.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW)

Integrated Humanitarian Settlement Strategy

WAGGA WAGGA

2650

$4,500.00

The Integrated Humanitarian Settlement Strategy of Wagga Wagga draws on volunteers to assist in the settling and integration of new immigrants and their families. The Strategy contributes to cultural and social activities, developing links between immigrants and the community, as well as aiding with employment training and access to vital services.
 

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW)

Walgett St Vincent De Paul Centre

WALGETT

2832

$3,919.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society is focused on enhancing quality of life for community members. Volunteers from the Walgett Centre conduct home visits to the elderly and disabled and undertake a variety of social welfare initiatives that assist marginalised families and individuals, including isolated farmers. Members come from all walks of life and are a vital resource in the development of an equitable and compassionate community.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW)

St Michaels Conference Coolamon

COOLAMON

2701

$1,025.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society's St Michaels Coolamon Conference aspires to improve the social and financial welfare of disadvantaged individuals and families in the local region. Volunteer members provide practical and emotional support services to marginalised residents, offering medical referrals, vocational training and essential household items. The Society encourages an equitable and integrated community through its tireless volunteer commitment.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW)

St Vincent de Paul - Wyong Regional Council

WYONG

2359

$5,000.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society Wyong Regional Council aspires to improve the social and financial welfare of disadvantaged individuals and families in the local region. Volunteer members provide practical and emotional support services to marginalised residents, offering medical referrals, vocational training and essential household items. The Society encourages an equitable and integrated community through its tireless volunteer commitment.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW)

Junee Centre

JUNEE

2663

$3,600.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society Junee Centre, based in Lewisham, aspires to improve the social and financial welfare of disadvantaged individuals and families in the local region. Volunteer members provide practical and emotional support services to marginalised residents, offering medical referrals, vocational training and essential household items. The Society encourages an equitable and integrated community through its tireless volunteer commitment.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW)

Epping Conference

HORNSBY

2077

$3,850.00

The Epping Conference is part of the larger network of the St Vincent de Paul Society and is focused on enhancing the quality of life of local community members. The Conference conducts prison visitations, offering emotional support to the incarcerated, and undertakes a variety of social welfare initiatives that assist marginalised families and individuals, including the homeless and those affected by mental illness. Volunteer members come from all walks of life and are a vital resource in the development of a cohesive and compassionate local community.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW) Lewisham

Vinnies Centre Katoomba

KATOOMBA

2780

$3,800.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society of Katoomba aspires to improve the social and financial welfare of disadvantaged individuals and families in the local region.  Volunteer members provide practical and emotional support services to marginalised residents, and provide friendship and compassion to customers and clients alike.  The Society encourages an equitable and integrated community through its tireless volunteer commitment. 

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW) Lewisham

SVDP Nowra Centre and Client Support Services

NOWRA

2541

$2,799.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society Nowra Centre and client support services is focused on enhancing the quality of life of local community members. The Society conducts home visits to the elderly and disabled and undertakes a variety of social welfare initiatives that assist marginalised families and individuals, including the homeless and victims of domestic violence. Volunteer members come from all walks of life and are a vital resource in the development of a cohesive and just local community.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW) Lewisham

Vinnies Centre Kingswood

KINGSWOOD

2747

$3,100.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society aspires to improve the social and financial welfare of disadvantaged individuals and families in the local region. Volunteer members of the Vinnie’s Centre in Kingswood provide practical and emotional support services to marginalised residents to ensure they maintain self-reliance and stay connected with others. The Society encourages an equitable and integrated community through its tireless volunteer commitment.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW) Lewisham

Broken Hill Centre St Vincent de Paul Society

BROKEN HILL

2880

$4,100.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society of Broken Hill aspires to improve the social and financial welfare of disadvantaged individuals and families in the local region. Volunteer members provide practical and emotional support services to marginalised residents, offering medical referrals, vocational training and essential household items. The Society encourages an equitable and integrated community through its tireless volunteer commitment.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW) Lewisham

Mungindi St Vincent de Paul Centre

MUNGINDI

2406

$3,919.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society of Mungindi is focused on enhancing the quality of life of local residents. The Society administers a public community centre and conducts a variety of social welfare initiatives that assist marginalised families and individuals. Volunteer members come from all walks of life and are a vital resource in the development of a cohesive and equitable society.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW) Lewisham

Wollongong Centre and Support Services

WOLLONGONG

2500

$1,000.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society Wollongong Centre and Support Service is focused on enhancing the quality of life of local Illawarra community members. The Society conducts home visits to the elderly and disabled and undertakes a variety of social welfare initiatives that assist marginalised families and individuals, including the homeless and victims of domestic violence.  Volunteer members come from all walks of life and are a vital resource in the development of a cohesive and just local community. 

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW) Lewisham

Northern Illawarra St Vincent de Paul Society NILS Funding Program

CORRIMAL

2518

$3,500.00

Northern Illawarra St Vincent de Paul Society NILS of Corrimal Funding Program is part of a larger network which aims to improve the social and financial welfare of disadvantaged individuals and families in the local region. Volunteer members provide practical and emotional support services to marginalised residents, offering medical referrals, vocational training and essential household items. The Society encourages an equitable and integrated community through its tireless volunteer commitment.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW) Lewisham

SPARK St Vincent de Paul Society Assisting Refugee Kids

LEWISHAM

2015

$4,000.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society- Assisting Refugee Kids aspires to an improved quality of life in the Lewisham community. The organisation is focused on refugee settlement and integration and seeks to advance cultural acceptance in mainstream society. Volunteer members come from all walks of life and are a vital resource in the development of a cohesive and just local community.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW) Lewisham

Werris Creek Centre

WERRIS CREEK

2341

$4,488.00

Werris Creek Centre provides social contact and a sense of belonging to those who are experiencing disadvantage. Volunteers work to improve quality of life for community members who have been affected by adversity.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW) Lewisham

St Vincent de Paul Society St Ives Region

CHATSWOOD

2067

$1,200.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society of St Ives Region aspires to improve the social and financial welfare of disadvantaged individuals and families in the local region. Volunteer members provide practical and emotional support services to marginalised residents, offering medical referrals, vocational training and essential household items. The Society encourages an equitable and integrated community through its tireless volunteer commitment.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (NSW) Lewisham

Tocumwal St Peter's Conference

TOCUMWAL

2714

$1,155.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society's Tocumwal St Peter's Conference aspires to improve the social and financial welfare of disadvantaged individuals and families in the local region. Volunteer members provide practical and emotional support services to marginalised residents, offering medical referrals, vocational training and essential household items. The Society encourages an equitable and integrated community through its tireless volunteer commitment.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincent de Paul NSW Lewisham

St Vincent de Paul Care and Support Centre

WAGGA WAGGA

2650

$3,149.00

The St Vincent de Paul Care and Support Centre of Wagga Wagga is part of the larger network, which aims to improve the social and financial welfare of disadvantaged individuals and families in the local region. Volunteer members provide practical and emotional support services to marginalised residents, offering medical referrals, vocational training and essential household items. The Society encourages an equitable and integrated community through its tireless volunteer commitment.

The Trustees of the Society of St Vincente De Paul (NSW) Lewisham

St Vincent De Paul Training Committee

MAYFIELD

2304

$2,000.00

The St Vincent de Paul Society Training Committee is focused on enhancing the quality of life of local community members. The Society conducts home visits to the elderly and disabled, and undertakes a variety of social welfare initiatives that assist marginalised families and individuals, including the homeless and victims of domestic violence. Volunteer members come from all walks of life and are a vital resource in the development of a cohesive local community.

The Uncle Project Inc

The Uncle Project Inc

BYRON BAY

2481

$2,850.00

The Uncle Project is a male mentoring group supported by dedicated volunteers that promote male role models for younger generations of boys who are without a male influence in their lives. The group hosts various activities such as surfing, bush walking, camps, fishing, art, carpentry and mechanics. These activities promote social inclusion and encourage positive and constructive behaviour amongst the younger male members of the Byron Bay community.

The Uniting Church in Australia Property Trust (NSW) Orange

Adelong Mens Shed

ADELONG

2729

$3,588.00

The Adelong Men's Shed is a local workshop in which retired and aged men can volunteer their time to work together and support other groups in the community. The Shed provides a welcoming environment where men from many backgrounds can interact socially and discuss issues related to health and wellbeing.

The Uniting Church in Australia Property Trust (NSW) Orange

Narrandera Shed for Men

NARRANDERA

2700

$4,350.00

The Narrandera Men's Shed is a community based workshop for retired and aged men to volunteer their time and work to support other groups in the community. The Shed provides a safe environment in which men of all ages can interact and discuss personal issues.

The Wallendbeen Combined Ladies Church Guild

The Wallendbeen Combined Ladies Church Guild

WALLENDBEEN

2588

$4,990.00

The Wallendbeen Combined Ladies Church Guild is predominantly focused on family and community welfare. The Guild provides practical aid and support to the community, working to foster social inclusion and strengthen community ties.

The Young Love Foundation

The Young Love Foundation

SPIT JUNCTION

2088

$1,100.00

The Young Love Foundation of Spit Junction is a volunteer-run organisation that provides mentoring services to young people facing mental health, substance abuse and sexual health issues. Volunteers are positive role models that encourage young people to set goals for themselves and participate in community activities and programs in the Spit Junction district.

Theatre Onset Inc

Theatre Onset Inc

BEGA

2550

$1,600.00

Theatre Onset promotes social inclusion and cultural development by bringing together local residents to perform for the community. Volunteers are integral to the Bega group, donating their time to facilitate performances for the region. The group provides an avenue for community interaction, encouraging a sense of spirit and pride.

Thomas and Jane Rose Family Society Inc

Thomas and Jane Rose Family Society Inc

WILBERFORCE

2756

$4,547.00

The Volunteers of The Thomas and Jane Rose Family Society, located in Wilberforce, manage and maintain a local property and gardens known as Rose Cottage. The Cottage is a focal point for the community to see first hand how the early settlers lived and survived. The Society fosters a sense of belonging and social inclusion.

Tilligerry Tidy Towns - Lemon Tree Passage Sub Committee

Tilligerry Tidy Towns - Lemon Tree Passage Sub Committee

TANILBA BAY

2319

$3,803.00

Tilligerry Tidy Towns - Lemon Tree Passage Sub Committee is a local organisation that is involved in conducting a range of community activities. These activities range from upgrades to the local park, to various community events. The volunteers help to promote social inclusion by encouraging the community to attend these various events.

Tingha State Emergency Service

Tingha State Emergency Service

TINGHA

2369

$3,116.50

The State Emergency Service is a volunteer organisation that provides essential emergency response services to the Northern NSW rural community. The dedicated volunteers of the Tingha unit plan for and respond to disasters such as storms, floods, building collapses and road accidents, as well as conducting search and rescue activities and providing support to other emergency service organisations.

Tinonee Memorial School of Arts Inc

Tinonee Memorial School of Arts Inc

TINONEE

2430

$1,980.00

The Tinonee Memorial School of Arts offers a friendly and central meeting place for local social activities, strengthening community ties. A small group of enthusiastic volunteers assists with the maintenance of the facility and encourages various local groups to use the venue.

Tinonee Soccer Club Inc

Tinonee Soccer Club Inc

TINONEE

2430

$4,600.00

Tinonee Soccer Club provides an avenue for children and adults to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of soccer. The Club is assisted by volunteers who are involved in various aspects of the sport and fosters social inclusion by encouraging people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

Tintenbar School of Arts Incorporation

Tintenbar School of Arts Incorporation

TINTENBAR

2478

$1,676.00

Tintenbar Hall is a hub of community activity, facilitating a wide range of services and providing a place for many community groups to come together. Volunteers contribute their time and energy to running the centre, encouraging the Tintenbar community to participate in leading change and embracing opportunities.

Titivators Coffs Coast Incorporated

Titivators Coffs Coast Incorporated

URUNGA

2455

$4,100.00

Titivators Coffs Coast of Urunga is a cancer survivor/supporter Dragon Boat Club. We have members with breast, cervical, bowel and other cancers who are survivors/supporters. The Club holds regular events including an annual Regatta which brings together community and corporate teams, many specifically formed to participate in this activity which promotes community engagement and awareness.

Tomaree Accommadation Services Inc

Tomaree Accommadation Services Inc

NELSON BAY

2315

$4,087.00

Tomaree Accommodation Services of Nelson Bay provides a range of services to the local community including the aged and people with disabilities. The volunteers arrange various social activities in the community in order to reduce social isolation for older residents as well as managing a purpose built group home for 5 adults with disabilities in the local area.

Tomaree Family History Group Nelson Bay NSW Inc

Tomaree Family History Group Nelson Bay NSW Inc

SALAMANDER BAY

2317

$2,745.00

The Tomaree Family History Group in Salamander Bay provides research and library services to assist members of the community to discover their family history and heritage. The volunteers of this Group help to develop valuable research and library skills in addition to sharing their knowledge about preserving information for future generations. The Group aims to improve a strong sense of belonging and identification within the wider community while facilitating opportunities for social interaction.

Tomingley Bush Fire Brigade TOMINGLEY

Narromine Shire Council

NARROMINE

2821

$4,999.00

The Narromine Shire Council Rural Fire Service is part of a wider network of volunteer fire fighters who provide help and protection to the community during fires and other emergencies such as floods. The Service consists of a broad range of people from different backgrounds and professions that come together to assist their local community. In addition, fire-fighters devote time to educating the public about fire awareness and safety.

Tomingley Picnic Race Club Inc

Tomingley Picnic Race Club Inc

TOMINGLEY

2869

$5,000.00

The Tomingley Picnic Race Club is a group of local volunteers in a small rural community that holds an annual event with the purpose of bringing more people into the region. The Club's volunteers come together to work towards a common goal as they socialise and interact with the rest of the community.

Toongabbie Baptist Church

Toongabbie Baptist Church

TOONGABBIE

2146

$2,950.70

The Toongabbie Baptist Church is predominantly focused on family and community welfare. The Church provides practical aid and support to the community, working to foster social inclusion and strengthen community ties.

Torch Bearers for Legacy - Toukley Branch

Torch Bearers for Legacy - Toukley Branch

NORAH HEAD

2263

$2,370.00

Torch Bearers for Legacy, Toukley Branch, is supported by dedicated volunteers who raise funds for legacy widows and dependents of deceased service personnel on the Central Coast. The group run street stalls, garage sales, fetes and golf days fostering a sense of belonging and social inclusion.

Tottenham Swimming Club Inc

Tottenham Swimming Club Inc

TOTTENHAM

2873

$4,648.00

The Tottenham Swimming Club provides a sense of belonging and a means of social interaction for participants and their families. The Club assists in the physical and social development of participants, and promotes an active lifestyle and team spirit. It relies on volunteers to maintain the area and to further encourage social inclusion and sport in the community.

Tottenham Welfare Council Incorporated

Tottenham Welfare Council Incorporated

TOTTENHAM

2873

$3,518.10

The Tottenham Welfare Council supports the area's needy by assisting the elderly with food and minor health checks. The Council also operates limited aged care accommodation enabling support to seniors who would otherwise be homeless. The Council's volunteers have formed Partnerships with other local groups financially, logistically and with personnel, to provide services to the community.

Toukley Districts Art Society Inc

Toukley Districts Art Society Inc

GOROKAH

2263

$4,878.00

Toukley Districts Art Society located in Gorokah aims to provide an artistic forum for the development, expression and appreciation of art in the community. The Society endeavours to showcase artworks and artists and to present a valuable opportunity for individuals to develop their artistic faculties through sharing knowledge and artistic expression in the community. The Toukley Districts Art Society is supported by dedicated volunteers that make a vital contribution to foster social participation and enhancing a sense of identity through art.

Toukley Junior Rugby League Football Club Incorporated

Toukley Junior Rugby League Football Club Incorporated

TOUKLEY

2263

$4,652.90

The Toukley Junior Rugby League Football Club is a volunteer run sports club that provides a safe and supportive atmosphere for young people to develop physical and social skills through participation in the sport of rugby league. The Club's volunteers encourage team spirit and participation in a socially inclusive environment.

Traee Volunteer Rescue Association Inc

Taree Volunteer Rescue Association

TAREE

2430

$2,555.00

The Taree Volunteer Rescue Association offers crucial emergency response services to the mid-north coast region. The Association relies on volunteer participation from community members of many ages and backgrounds and is dedicated to enhancing public safety and saving lives through attendance at industrial and motor vehicle accidents and participation in search and recue operations.

Training Ship Sirius Australian Navy Cadets

Training Ship Sirius Australian Navy Cadets

BRIGHTON LE SANDS

2216

$4,950.00

Australian Navy Cadets manage a program called the Training Ship Sirius that is supported by dedicated volunteers and helps young people to develop skills, teamwork, respect for others and good citizenship. The Program, based in the Brighton Le Sands area, builds on social inclusion and community participation through promoting harmony, resourcefulness, education including first aid, sailing, cooking and naval history. Young people are stimulated through these activities which in turn boost their school performance and help to broaden their outlook on future career options.

Trans-Help Foundation Ltd

Trans-Help Foundation Ltd

TARCUTTA

2652

$2,990.00

The Trans-Help Foundation supports members of the transport industry and their families through initiatives including a 24-hour support phone line. The Foundation provides on-site counselling services and some medical services with the aim of benefitting the lives of heavy vehicle drivers and their families. Based in Tarcutta, the support line gives hope to a community which has in recent years seen a decline in services offered to the public.

Tregear Presbyterian Netball Club

Tregear Presbyterian Netball Club

SHALVEY

2770

$1,998.00

The Tregear Presbyterian Netball Club, located in Shalvey, provides a sense of belonging and a means of social interaction for participants and their families. The Club assists in the physical and social development of players, and promotes an active lifestyle and team spirit. Enthusiastic volunteers maintain the grounds, organise training and coordinate competitive events.

Trigeminal Neuralgia Association Australia Inc

Trigeminal Neuralgia Association Australia Inc

NORTH RICHMOND

2754

$3,900.00

The Trigeminal Neuralgia Association of Australia, located in the Sydney region, offers assistance, encouragement and information to sufferers of this debilitating disease. The Association provides a welcoming forum in which community members can connect with each other and find mutual support. Volunteers also liaise with health professionals to increase awareness of the disease and its symptoms, helping to facilitate diagnosis and relieve suffering.

Tropical Fruits Incorporated

Tropical Fruits Incorporated

LISMORE

2480

$3,700.00

The Tropical Fruits is a voluntary social organisation for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender people in the Northern Rivers in New South Wales. The Group holds more than 15 events each year attended by more than 5000 people, in addition to running projects to improve the wellbeing, safety, and health of GLBT people in the region. The Tropical Fruits relies on volunteers to promote an inclusive and safe society by encouraging social interaction and community participation.

Trustees of Johns River Community Hall and Recreation Reserve

Trustees of Johns River Community Hall and Recreation Reserve

JOHNS RIVER

2443

$2,521.15

The Trustees of Johns River Community Hall and Recreation Reserve manages the community facility, providing a place for many community groups to meet. Volunteers contribute their time and energy to maintain the facility, enabling community participation in physical, social, educational and recreational activities.

Tullera Community Hall Inc

Tullera Community Hall Inc

TULLERA

2480

$2,099.00

Tullera Community Hall manages the community facility, providing a place for many community groups to meet. Volunteers contribute their time and energy to maintain the facility, enabling community participation in physical, social, educational and recreational activities.

Tumbarumba Community Church Incorporated

Blossom

TUMBARUMBA

2653

$4,799.00

The Blossom Tumbarumba acknowledges and encourages the important work of mothers by providing local women with an opportunity to be pampered and entertained. The Organisation arranges regular thematic and recreational excursions that enable participants from all walks of life to take some time out and relax in a socially inclusive environment.

Tumbarumba Rural Fire Brigade of NSW Rural Fire Service

Tumbarumba Rural Fire Brigade of NSW Rural Fire Service

TUMBARUMBA

2653

$1,934.00

The Tumbarumba Rural Fire Brigade is part of a wider network of volunteer fire fighters who provide help and protection to the community during fires and other emergencies such as floods. The Brigade consists of a broad range of people from different backgrounds and professions that come together to assist their local community. In addition, fire-fighters devote time to educating the public about fire awareness and safety.

Tumbarumba Shire Council

Tumbarumba Men's Shed

TUMBARUMBA

2653

$5,000.00

The Tumbarumba Men's Shed is a local workshop in which retired and aged men volunteer their time to work together and support other groups in the community. The Shed provides a welcoming environment where men from many backgrounds can interact socially and discuss issues related to health and wellbeing.

Tumut Art Society Inc

Tumut Art Society Inc

TUMUT

2720

$3,850.00

The Tumut Art Society aims to provide an artistic forum for the development, expression and appreciation of art in the community. The Society endeavours to showcase artworks and artists, and to present a valuable opportunity for individuals to develop their artistic faculties through sharing knowledge and artistic expression in the community. The Tumut Art Society is supported by dedicated volunteers that make a vital contribution to foster social participation and enhancing a sense of identity through art.

Tumut Shire Council

Yaven Creek Rural Fire Brigade

YAVEN CREEK VIA ADELONG

2729

$2,750.00

The Yaven Creek Rural Fire Brigade aims to protect the lives and property of all members of the community. A strong focus of the Brigade is community education through fire preparation, school visits and general fire awareness and safety. By encouraging members of the public to particpate in activities, the Brigade also fosters a sense of volunteering and social inclusion for the greater good of society.

Tumut Shire Council

Tumut and Talbingo Community Transport

TUMUT

2720

$1,760.00

Tumut and Talbingo Community Transport provide a service to disadvantaged and older members of the community. The volunteer run rail bus provides a means of transport for predominately older citizens to use in order to get to certain appointments and group meetings. This service helps to provide a way for these people to become more socially included.

Tweed Coast Raiders JRL Inc

Tweed Coast Raiders JRL Inc

BOGANGAR

2488

$1,510.00

Tweed Coast Raiders JRL, based in Bogangar, is a volunteer run junior sports club that provides a safe and supportive atmosphere for young people to develop physical and social skills through participation in the sport of rugby league. The Club encourages team spirit and participation in a socially inclusive environment.

Tweed Heads Croquet Club Incorporated

Tweed Heads Croquet Club Incorporated

TWEED HEADS

2485

$2,695.00

Croquet provides physical and social activity for individuals of all ages, skills and abilities. Volunteers of the Tweed Heads Croquet Club conduct regular recreational and competitive events that attract residents from many backgrounds and provide a welcoming avenue for community interaction.  

Tweed Heads Environment Group Inc

Tweed Heads Environment Group Inc

TWEED HEADS

2485

$2,430.00

The Tweed Heads Environment Group is an active and inclusive community group that aims to create community understanding and action in support of environmental projects within the region. The volunteers of the Group are active in promoting its work, providing education to the students and other community groups.

Tweed Landcare Inc

Hastings Point Community Dunecare Group

HASTINGS POINT

2489

$4,130.00

Hastings Point Community Dunecare Group aims to restore and revegetate sand dunes in the area, providing a local habitat for flora and fauna. The Group allows all community members to participate in a healthy outdoor activity suited to all age groups and abilities. Volunteers also educate members of the community, including students, through outings such as coastal tours, with the aim of informing people about the importance of conservation.

Tweed Palliative Support Inc

Tweed Palliative Support Inc

DULDUIGAN

2484

$5,000.00

The Tweed Palliative Support in Dulduigan assists people living with a life threatening illness. The service includes transport to medical appointments, respite for primary carers, personal care, and shopping or errand assistance. The group relies on dedicated volunteers to promote social inclusion though the building of friendship and support networks.

Tweed Valley Community Technology Centre

Tweed Valley Community Technology Centre

UKI

2484

$3,050.00

The Tweed Valley Community Technology Centre located in the small town of Uki which is situated in northern New South Wales provides computing and internet services to the community. Run by a group of dedicated volunteers and located in a low socio-economic area, the Centre also provides services such as computer lessons and digital photography which stops members of the public having to travel long distances for similar services.

Tweed Valley Wildlife Carers

Tweed Valley Wildlife Carers

CHILLINGHAM

2484

$3,900.00

Tweed Valley Wildlife Carers of Chillingham is a volunteer organisation that provides an essential patrol and rescue service for local wildlife. The Group volunteers are involved in educating the community on how to create a better environment for native animals, identifying hazards, connecting corridors and the like. Tweed Valley Wildlife Carers promote social interaction and community participation through their programs.

Twin Towns Club and District Garden Club Inc

Twin Towns Club and District Garden Club Inc

TWEED HEADS

2485

$4,359.00

Twin Towns Club and District Garden Club, located in the north-east, is assisted by a group of volunteers who give their time to provide a safe environment for members of all ages to participate in gardening. The Club fosters community spirit through hosting social events and it also functions as a community facility, providing a place for many community groups to meet.

Twin Towns Friends Association Inc

Twin Towns Friends Association Inc

TWEED HEADS SOUTH

2486

$2,500.00

The Twin Towns Friends Association in Tweed Heads is dedicated to relieving social isolation and loneliness among frail, elderly and disabled members of the community. The Association provides an in-house visiting service that offers friendship, support and much needed social contact, and contributes to an improved social fabric for the community.

Two Rivers Arts Council

Gunnedah Creative Arts Gallery

GUNNEDAH

2380

$1,693.00

The Gunnedah Creative Arts Gallery promotes the advancement of art and artistic development in the area. The Group arranges and promotes major art exhibitions by local and regional artists as well as visiting artists. The volunteers also run the Gallery during opening hours and encourage community participation.

U3A Namoi Inc

U3A Namoi Inc

BOGGABRI

2382

$2,490.00

The University of the Third Age is a worldwide organisation that provides a range of educational activities for senior retirees. The volunteers of Naomi University organise daily classes that enable participants to gain new skills and interact socially, fostering a more productive and integrated community.

U3A Network NSW Inc

U3A Network NSW Inc

CORRIMAL

2618

$1,500.00

University of the Third Age is a worldwide organisation that provides learning for pleasure, friendship and social activities for senior retirees. The volunteers of U3A Network enable daily classes to be held for the benefit of mature residents, and facilitate the development of social networks in the community.

U3A Online Inc

U3A Online Inc

WINSTON HILLS

2153

$1,680.00

The University of the Third Age of Winston Hills is a worldwide organisation that provides learning for pleasure, friendship and social activities for senior retirees. The volunteers of U3A Online enable daily online classes to be held for the benefit of mature residents, and facilitate the development of social networks in the community.

U3A Shoalhaven Third Age of Learning Inc

U3A Shoalhaven Third Age of Learning Inc

NOWRA

2541

$4,500.00

The U3A Shoalhaven Third Age of Learning is a community learning organisation, organised by volunteers to promote education and independence. It provides retiress with opportunities for mental and physical activity and a valuable avenue for social interaction.

Uki Public Hall and Recreation Trust Uki

Uki Public Hall and Recreation Trust

UKI

2484

$1,345.00

Uki Hall & Recreation Reserve Trust manages a community facility, providing a place for many local groups to meet. Volunteers contribute their time and energy to maintain the facility, enabling community participation in social, educational and recreational activities.

Ukrainian Welfare Association Inc

Ukrainian Welfare Association Inc

LIDCOMBE

2141

$4,838.09

The Ukrainian Welfare Association, located in Lidcombe, fosters cultural and linguistic diversity through the loyal commitment of its volunteers. The Association works with disadvantaged community members of various backgrounds, including the elderly, youth and recently arrived migrant populations, to offer information, advice and essential advocacy services..

Ulladulla Boardriders Incorporated

Ulladulla Boardriders Incorporated

BAWLEY POINT

2539

$2,737.00

Ulladulla Boardriders, based in Bawley Point, offer the excitement of social surfing to community members of all ages and abilities. The Group, supported by volunteers, organises training and competitive events and also raises funds which benefit local charities. The Group advances social inclusion by providing a community spirited arena, based on the love of the sport and the development of new skills for surfers of all ages.

Ulladulla District CPSA Seniors (Branch)

Ulladulla District CPSA Seniors (Branch)

ULLADULLA

2539

$3,910.00

The Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association of NSW provides social and recreational activities for senior citizens of various backgrounds. The Ulladulla Branch depends on volunteers to facilitate events and opportunities for social inclusion and community participation.

Ulladulla Junior Australian Football Club

Ulladulla Junior Australian Football Club

ULLADULLA

2539

$4,570.00

Ulladulla Junior Australian Football Club is a volunteer aided junior sports club that provides a safe and supportive atmosphere for young people to develop physical and social skills through participation in the sport of AFL. The Club encourages team spirit and participation in a socially inclusive environment.

Umina Beach RLFC Inc

Umina Beach RLFC Inc

UMINA BEACH

2257

$2,700.00

The Umina Beach Rugby League Football Club is a local organisation that is dedicated to improving and entertaining the community through sporting activity. The Club's volunteers administer a local competition and frequently participate in and organise other community oriented events, such as a charity auction night to support The National Breast Cancer Foundation.

Umina District Chamber of Commerce

Umina District Chamber of Commerce

UMINA

2257

$4,497.00

The Umina District Chamber of Commerce promotes business and community cooperation for the betterment of the local area through the provision of new, and upgrading of existing services. The Chamber relies on volunteers and aims to lift the profile of the community for tourism as this will offer more opportunities for employment particularly for youth and unemployed.

Umina High Sch Canteen Parent Volunteer Committee

Umina High Sch Canteen Parent Volunteer Committee

UMINA

2257

$5,000.00

Umina High School Canteen Parent Volunteer Committee is a local community group that works to raise funds for disadvantaged students. The volunteers also support students and the school with counselling, mentoring and by providing students with various awards which helps to encourage community participation and promote social inclusion.

Unanderra Hearts Soccer Club Inc

Unanderra Hearts Soccer Club Inc

UNANDERRA

2526

$4,116.00

The Undanderra Hearts Soccer Club is a volunteer run junior sports club that provides a safe and supportive atmosphere for young people to develop physical and social skills through participation in the sport of soccer. The Club encourages team spirit and participation in a socially inclusive environment.

United Hospital Auxiliaries NSW Inc Katoomba Luera Wentworth Falls Branch

United Hospital Auxiliaries NSW Inc Katoomba Luera Wentworth Falls Branch

KATOOMBA

2780

$1,425.00

The United Hospital Auxiliaries NSW Katoomba Luera Wentworth Falls Branch is a volunteer run fundraising group that operates on behalf of the local hospital. The Branch volunteers contribute their time and energy to running various community events in aid of enhancing patient's quality of life.

United Hospital Auxiliaries of NSW Inc Camden Haven Branch

United Hospital Auxiliaries of NSW Inc Camden Haven Branch

LAURIETON

2443

$1,250.00

The Camden Haven Branch of the United Hospital Auxiliaries of New South Wales is a volunteer run fundraising group that operates on behalf of the local hospital. Members of the Branch volunteer their time and energy to run various community supportive services and fundraising initiatives, enhancing patient quality of life and financing important improvements to hospital resources.

United Hospital Auxiliaries of NSW Inc Guyra Branch

United Hospital Auxiliaries of NSW Inc Guyra Branch

GUYRA

2365

$1,850.00

United Hospital Auxiliaries of NSW is a volunteer-run fundraising group that operates on behalf of the local hospital. Volunteers of the Guyra Branch Auxiliary contribute their time and energy to running various community events in aid of enhancing patient's quality of life.

United Hospital Auxiliaries of NSW Inc John Hunter Hospital Kids Club

United Hospital Auxiliaries of NSW Inc John Hunter Hospital Kids Club

NEW LAMBTON

2305

$1,000.00

United Hospital Auxiliaries of New South Wales John Hunter Hospital Kids Club located in New Lambton is run by a volunteer fundraising group that operates on behalf of the local hospital. The volunteers contribute their time and energy to running community activities that aid in enhancing patient's quality of life, and to enhance the functioning of the hospital.

United Hospitals Auxiliaries of NSW Incorporated Mater Nursing Home Auxiliary

United Hospitals Auxiliaries of NSW Incorporated Mater Nursing Home Auxiliary

FORBES

2871

$5,000.00

United Hospitals Auxiliaries of New South Wales Mater Nursing Home Auxiliary located in Forbes is a volunteer run group that provides items to local elderly residents that make life more enjoyable for them. The Auxiliary contribute their time and energy to running various community events such as morning teas and luncheons in aid of enhancing elderly community member’s quality of life.

United Residents Group of Emerald Inc

United Residents Group of Emerald Inc

EMERALD BEACH

2456

$2,365.00

The United Residents Group of Emerald aims to improve the quality of life for the local residents. The Group provides vital information to the members of the community in order to help them make informed decisions. The Group promotes an informed and active society by encouraging participation and social interaction.

Uniting Church Campsie Earlwood Clemton Park Parish

Uniting Church Campsie Earlwood Clemton Park Parish

CAMPSIE

2194

$1,350.00

The Uniting Church Campsie, Earlwood, Clemton Park Parish is predominantly focused on family and community welfare. The Parish provides practical aid and support to the community, working to foster social inclusion and strengthen community ties.

Uniting Church Frontier Services

Uniting Church Frontier Services

SYDNEY

2000

$4,375.00

The Uniting Church Frontier Services of Sydney works with Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Outback Australia to overcome the disadvantages of living in remote locations. The organisation provides facilities such as aged and disabled care, nursing and health clinics, childcare, early childhood education, student accommodation, migrant settlement assistance and pastoral support. The Uniting Church Frontier Services encourages an equitable and integrated community through its tireless volunteer commitment.

Uniting Church in Australia Corrimal Region Congregation

Enz Meet Cafe

CORRIMAL

2518

$1,339.00

The Enz Meet Café offers nutritious, cost free food and an avenue for social interaction to financially disadvantaged individuals and families. The Cafe is staffed by enthusiastic volunteers from a range of backgrounds who are committed to providing support and assistance to the needy and bettering the local community.

Uniting Church in Australia - Corrimal Region Congregation

Uniting Play

CORRIMAL

2518

$5,000.00

Uniting Play offers families in the Corrimal community the opportunity to meet and interact with other parents and carers in a supportive and safe environment. Volunteers are imperative to this organisation which supports young children in their social and educational development. Activities encourage social participation and interaction in the community.

Uniting Church in Australia Property Trust (NSW) for Kiama Uniting Church

Uniting Church in Australia Property Trust (NSW) for Kiama Uniting Church

KIAMA

2533

$4,995.00

Uniting Church in Australia Property Trust for Kiama Uniting Church Men's Shed provides a welcoming and inclusive environment in which older, disabled and disadvantaged men in the community can congregate to share life experiences and volunteer their woodworking skills. The Shed alleviates the social isolation endured by many men by enabling them to develop friendships and camaraderie, as well as improving skills that facilitate their interaction with the wider community.

Uniting Church in Australia West Epping

Arrunga Community Mens Shed

ERMINGTON

2115

$4,964.00

The Arrunga Community Men’s Shed is a workshop for retired and aged men who volunteer their time to work and support other groups in the Ermington region. The Shed provides a safe environment where men of all ages can interact and discuss personal issues.
 

Uniting Church Op Shop.

Uniting Church Op Shop.

HUSKISSON

2540

$2,600.00

The Uniting Church Op Shop of Huskisson helps poor and disadvantaged people in the area by providing affordable food and household items. The Op Shop is also a meeting place for chat groups and provides support to community members affected by bushfires and other natural disasters.

UnitingCare Casino Transport Team

UnitingCare Casino Transport Team

CASINO

2470

$4,800.00

The Uniting Care Casino Transport Team is a volunteer organisation with a mission to provide transport for anyone who is unable to transport themselves. The Team has a focus on those members of the community who require medical treatment and need to access medical services frequently. The Team promote a connected community by fostering community linkages and access.

University of the Third Age Armidale Inc

Armidale and Autumn Lodge Croquet Club

ARMIDALE

2350

$4,700.00

Croquet provides physical and mental activity for individuals of all ages, skills and abilities. The game is a natural platform for social interaction and companionship, particularly in the elderly. The Armidale & Autumn Lodge Croquet Club volunteers conduct regular programs including Come and Try Days, Seniors' Week Activities, Active After School Community Program and Vacation Care Sports. Through these programs residents in the local area can enjoy participating and interacting in sport in a safe and inclusive environment. The Club reinforces a sense of community and encourages new friendships, support groups and healthy competition.

University of the Third Age Dubbo Chapter Inc

University of the Third Age Dubbo Chapter Inc

DUBBO

2830

$2,000.00

University of the Third Age is a worldwide organisation that provides learning for pleasure, friendship and social activities for senior retirees. The volunteers of Dubbo U3A enable daily classes to be held for the benefit of mature residents, and facilitate the development of social networks in the community.

Upper Gwydir Landcare Association Inc

Upper Gwydir Landcare Association Inc

BINGARA

2404

$2,699.00

The Upper Gwydir Landcare Association is an active and inclusive group that aims to cultivate community understanding and action in support of environmental projects. The Association has engaged the community with various projects, such as weed management and bushfire awareness, and also acts as a social support network for families in a rural area.

Upper Hunter Motorcycle Club Inc

Upper Hunter Motorcycle Club Inc

MUSWELLBROOK

2333

$5,000.00

The Upper Hunter Motorcycle Club aims to provide a safe environment for individuals and their families to network and participate in sport whilst encouraging social responsibility and community spirit. Based in the Muswellbrook district, the Club covers many disciplines of motorsport but are predominately a motorcycle oriented group that conducts different events each year. Volunteers help in various capacities from planning and advertising to catering and fundraising.

Upper Lansdowne Memorial Hall Incorporated

Upper Lansdowne Youth Drama Group

UPPER LANSDOWNE

2430

$2,286.00

The Upper Lansdowne Youth Drama Group aims to engage school aged youth in activities that promote a sense of community and self worth. Volunteers develop and stage various events and projects that instil important life skills in participants and promote social interaction in the Lansdowne region.

Upper MacLeay Landcare Group Incorporated

Upper MacLeay Landcare Group Incorporated

MUNGAY CREEK

2440

$1,000.00

The Upper MacLeay Landcare Group is an active and inclusive community group that aims to cultivate community understanding and action in support of environmental projects in Mungay Creek. The Group has engaged the community with various projects and also acts as a social support network for families in the local area.

Upper Orara Recreation Reserve Trust

Upper Orara Recreation Reserve Trust

UPPER ORARA

2450

$4,699.00

The Upper Orara Recreation Reserve Trust manage the community sporting facility which is utilised by a range of community groups in the mid-north coast region. The Trust is assisted by a group of volunteers who give their time to provide a safe environment for members of all ages to participate in various sports and activities. Volunteers foster community spirit through hosting competitions and social events, whilst encouraging participants to develop their abilities, skills and self confidence.

Uralla State Emergency Service

Uralla State Emergency Service

GUNNEDAH

2380

$4,715.50

The State Emergency Service provides vital assistance to communities across Australia. Volunteers from the Uralla Unit plan for and respond to fires and storms, participate in land searches and conduct prevention and preparedness activities. The Unit also provides support to other emergency service organisations in times of need.

Urbenville Progress Association

Urbenville Youth Group

URBENVILLE

2475

$1,033.00

The Urbenville Youth Group is committed to encouraging the integration of local youth in the community. The Group provides a sympathetic arena in which young people of many ages and backgrounds can interact, discuss issues of concern and form social and support networks.

Urbenville Progress Association

Urbenville Progress Association

URBENVILLE

2475

$5,000.00

The Urbenville Progress Association promotes a viable, healthy and growing community through the spirit of cooperation and positive attitudes. The Association holds meetings in which residents raise and discuss issues of interest. The aim of the Association is to represent the community and make improvements to facilities and infrastructure to enrich the quality of life for local people.

Urunga Football Club

Urunga Football Club

URUNGA

2455

$4,950.00

The Urunga Football Club provides an avenue for children and adults to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of football. The Club is assisted by volunteers, who are involved in various aspects of the sport, and fosters social inclusion by encouraging children and adults of all abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

Urunga Parents and Citizens Association

Urunga Parents and Citizens Association

URUNGA

2455

$4,965.00

Urunga Parents and Citizens Association, located in the mid north coast region, aims to foster the welfare of families and children within the school community. The Committee is involved in the promotion of activities in the school, including fundraising and other activities to help build participation and social inclusion in the local community.

Urunga Sail Training Club

Urunga Sail Training Club

URUNGA

2455

$5,000.00

The Urunga Sail Training Club is assisted by volunteers who promote social inclusion through participation in sporting activity. Club activities cultivate life skills such as teamwork and commitment in participants, as well as providing an avenue for community interaction.

UWG Aerial Ministries Inc

UWG Aerial Ministries Inc

PYMBLE

2074

$5,000.00

UWG Aerial Ministries, based in Pymble, provide educational assistance to individuals and families in remote or disadvantaged communities of the Australian outback. Volunteers help individuals that are socially and economically disadvantaged by enhancing their work skills and prospects, and distributing educational resources, toys and learning materials to children and adults.

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