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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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April 11, 2022

What a night!

Our Connect for Youth crowdfunding event, powered by The Funding Network Australia, was a great…
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Connect for Youth virtual audience
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April 6, 2022

Join the live Connect for Youth virtual audience

Registrations have now closed for our Connect for Youth crowdfunding event - but there's still…
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James Valentine Connect
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March 1, 2022

James Valentine to MC Connect for Youth event

Experience the magic of collective giving at Connect for Youth – Sir David Martin Foundation’s annual crowdfunding…
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Expressions of Interest
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February 24, 2022

Be a voice for youth! Expressions of Interest now open to join Youth Advisory Group

Sir David Martin Foundation is calling for Expressions of Interest from young Australians aged 16…
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2021 graduation ceremony
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December 17, 2021

2021 Triple Care Farm graduation ceremony

On Thursday 16 December a special virtual graduation ceremony celebrated and honoured the students who…
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Youth Survey 2021
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December 1, 2021

Youth Survey 2021 reveals heavy toll on health and wellbeing

Mission Australia's 2021 Youth Survey exposes the heavy toll of the pandemic on young people’s…
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2020-2021 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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Mental Health Month October
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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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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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young voices of the pandemic report
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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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Blog
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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Blog
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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Blog
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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