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Safety, hope & opportunity

for young people in crisis


2021-2022 Annual Report

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We help vulnerable young people in crisis whose addiction is hiding bigger social issues such as mental illness, homelessness, childhood trauma and unemployment. Our programs are highly successful, with zero lives lost and 83% of our young people engaged in education and employment six months after their program completion.

Safety, hope and opportunity for all vulnerable young Australians

Sir David Martin Foundation is a 30-year old family foundation, helping young people in crisis.
The Foundation is the major funder of Mission Australia's Triple Care Farm, a unique, holistic treatment centre, which each year gives over 200 vulnerable young Australians, aged 16-24, a safe place to get well and prepare for new opportunities. Through philanthropy, we enable best practice models of treatment for youth drug and alcohol addiction.

Celebrating over 30 years of support


June 1, 2023

Reconciliation Week 2023

This Reconciliation Week, Sir David Martin Foundation stands united in solidarity and reverence for the First Nations peoples of our land. As an organisation with a Vision of safety, hope…
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March 1, 2023

In support of the Uluru Statement from the Heart

Position Statement Sir David Martin Foundation acknowledges the traditional owners of Country throughout Australia and we pay our respects to elders, past, present and emerging. We accept the invitation issued…
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February 28, 2023

The new residential rehabilitation facilty Walawaani, Batemans Bay is open!

Walawaani is a Dhurga word meaning “safe journey”. It’s also the name of Mission Australia’s new youth residential rehabilitation facility in Batemans Bay on the South Coast of NSW. On…

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Zero lives lost six months after completing the program
reduction in chronic drug use
of young people in stable housing six months after completing the program
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Sir David Martin Foundation acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands on which we live and work, and we pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We recognise the importance of the young people who are the future leaders.