Murrindindi’s local radio station, UGFM, purchased a Ford transit van to fit out as a mobile studio (outdoor broadcast vehicle) to support, strengthen and promote community events and activities across the Shire.
The Foundation supported an important project to upgrade the only recreational facilities in Acheron.
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.
Executive Officer, Robyn Hill, attended the opening of the upgraded facilities at Flowerdale’s Spring Valley Recreation Reserve on Australia Day.
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 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 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 […]
The aim of this project is to increase the fitness and stamina of the participants in the Toolangi Castella District Community House fitness group.
Singing for the Soul Dr Jonathon Welch AM, and 60 members of his community choir – ‘THECHO!R’– visited Alexandra on April 7 2019 to conduct a singing workshop with local participants, then participated in a free concert performance in the afternoon for the general public involving all members of THECHO!R and all local participants. Funded […]
Telling our story – Alexandra Football and Netball Club Production of communications material Funding form the Foundation assisted the Alexandra Football and Netball Club (AFNC) to tell their story, in order to attract funds to help construct a multipurpose community facility at the recreation reserve. The recreation reserve was the main staging area for fire […]