The road to regional recovery

The road to regional recovery Robyn Hill, Executive Officer of Foundation Murrindindi, spoke of the impact disasters have on regional communities during her contribution to the Australian Community Philanthropy workshop at Philanthropy Australia’s National Conference 2021. In highlighting the importance of resilience based on her own experience, Robyn provides a timely message that we hope will inspire others […]

Continuing our craft journey

Members of the Creative Triangle, formed in the aftermath of the 2009 bushfires to create a space where women could gather and connect and share their recovery journeys, were supported to attend a workshop to advance their skills.

Get Ready Day! 2019

Get Ready Day! 2019 What an amazing day at our Get Ready! Event. Huge thanks to our local emergency services teams, very willing as always to share their knowledge. We learnt about CPR and snakebite management, watched the SES demonstrate their skills at a simulated live car cut and rescue, learnt from Forest Fire Management […]

Murrindindi Youth (MY) Reflective Garden, Alexandra Secondary College

Murrindindi Youth (MY) Reflective Garden, Alexandra Secondary College Alexandra Secondary College’s new garden is a quiet reflective space where students can relax and enjoy the natural environment. Funded through the Foundation’s Bushfire Recovery Fund, the garden creates a sense of belonging and connection to the school space. Two factors that influence resilience are connection and […]

Improving mental health – Alexandra Secondary College

Improving mental health – Alexandra Secondary College This project supported the students of Alexandra Secondary School by providing an on site counsellor. A counsellor worked with students and their families to improve their mental health and day-to-day functioning. By helping young people to develop positive mental health their learning outcomes and contributions to community capacity […]