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Find out more about our latest news, blog posts and upcoming events to raise funds for young people in crisis.

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2020-21 Annual Report
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November 18, 2021

2020-2021 Annual Report now online

Sir David Martin Foundation's 2020-21 Annual Report is now available online. The report details the…
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October 13, 2021

October is Mental Health Month

October is a month where we turn the spotlight to all things related to mental…
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September 24, 2021

Online panel event: Touchy Subjects – does judgement limit young people’s potential?

Our Youth Recovery Month online panel event on Thursday 23rd September delved into touchy and…
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September 19, 2021

Starting the conversation

Sometimes starting the conversation with a friend or loved one about harmful drug or alcohol…
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September 1, 2021

Don’t Judge Me digital campaign launched as part of Youth Recovery Month

As part of September's Youth Recovery Month, we are delighted to launch a new awareness…
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August 30, 2021

DBT study reveals positive results for young people in residential AOD programs

A new study examining the effectiveness of Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) for young people in…
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August 20, 2021

Youth, drugs and alcohol

Myth: Marijuana is a relatively harmless drug. Fact: Marijuana often acts as a ‘gateway drug’…
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Westfield Local Heroes
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August 10, 2021

Changing Young People’s Lives

Congratulations to Gabriella Holmes from Mission Australia's  Triple Care Farm on being a finalist in…
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World Youth Skills Day 2021
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July 29, 2021

“1.8 billion voices demanding to be heard”: World Youth Skills Day 2021

This year’s World Youth Skills Day presented an opportunity to examine what impact the pandemic…
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July 29, 2021

Listening to the young voices of the pandemic: new Mission Australia report

A new report released today by Mission Australia reveals that young people who said COVID-19…
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July 1, 2021

Reassessing the social context of illicit drug use and addiction

By Phillip Mendes, Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health…
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Youth Advisory Group
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July 1, 2021

New study reveals the effects of COVID on young Australians

A new study about Australia’s Youth released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare…
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The Funding Network
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June 21, 2021

Oh What A Night!

Thank you to all who joined us at last Thursday's crowdfunding event, powered by The…
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June 10, 2021

Embracing the Light

Triple Care Farm graduate Lily* penned this moving poem about her recovery journey through addiction.…
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TFN James Valentine
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May 30, 2021

Join the crowd and help save young lives

Are you ready to join the crowd and experience a brand new way of giving?…
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May 27, 2021

Ramsay Health Care Deputy Chair, Mr Peter Evans joins Board of Governors

Sir David Martin Foundation Board Chair, Captain Will Martin RAN (Rtd), has welcomed the appointment…
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May 19, 2021

A life saved and a relationship restored

Our 2021 Tax Appeal shares Lily's inspiring story of how treatment at  Mission Australia's Triple…
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May 13, 2021

Delaying young people’s drug & alcohol use

During the high school years, young people (aged 12-17) are at a critical stage of…
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May 5, 2021

Young Achiever Award success for Elli

On Friday evening our Youth Ambassador, 22-year-old Elli Reinhard, won the NSW/ACT Young Achiever of the Year…
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Congratulations Triple Care Farm
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April 29, 2021

Congratulations Triple Care Farm

Congratulations to the team at  Triple Care Farm, who have received the Network of Alcohol…
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