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Beneficial workshops

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Months of planning came to fruition recently as thirty Benalla students embarked on a community digital project. The room was buzzing with anticipation and excitement as the students met with Tomorrow Today Foundation and Seer Data and Analytics, two organisations at the forefront of finding innovative ways to tackle social…

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Careers explored

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Benalla’s Year 10 students took the next step on their life’s journey by attending Careers Day 2018 last week. More than 100 students from Benalla P-12 College, Benalla Flexible Learning Centre, EdSpace and FCJ College had the opportunity to learn about careers and career pathways through a variety of workshops,…

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Dedicated member farewelled

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Bill Dobson, a well-known and respected champion of the local community, was recently farewelled after ten years of service to Tomorrow Today, Benalla’s community foundation. In thanking Bill for his enormous contribution to Tomorrow Today over many years, Chair Sally Gamble commented “When Bill joined the Board in 2008, Tomorrow…

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Children engaged in Kids As Catalyst

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Over 80 enthusiastic Year 6 students have been empowered to lead creative community change after engaging in the Kids as Catalysts program. The program has been brought to Benalla through a partnership between Tomorrow Today, Kid’s Thrive and Benalla P-12 College. The 3T’s of philanthropy – time, treasure and talent…

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Melbourne Recital Centre Experience

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Local students have had a remarkable musical experience thanks to world-class music venue, the Melbourne Recital Centre. During Term Three, Melbourne Recital Centre (MRC) has run an outreach program at Benalla P-12 College involving their Year 7 ‘Hands On Learning’ students and a group of Year 4’s The MRC program…

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Hands On Learning Changing Futures

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A program that gives Benalla young people confidence and skills to continue their education has saved some of them from a possible lifetime of unemployment or welfare, according to one of the teachers involved. Peter Janas was a teacher in the Hands on Learning program at Benalla P-12 College for…

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Liz Chapman
Ms Elizabeth Anne CHAPMAN:
For service to education, and to the community.
Service includes:
Deputy Chair, Tomorrow: Today Foundation, current; Chair, 2002-2005; Company Secretary, 2008-2009; Founder, 1999. Convenor, Education Benalla Program, since 2008. Speaker, National Conference, Philanthropy Australia, 2014 and 2016. Deputy Chief Executive Officer, UnitingCare Goulburn North East, 2014. Director, Goulburn-Ovens TAFE, 2003-2007. Director, YWCA Victoria, 1990s. Session facilitator, Regional Australia Summit, Canberra, 1999. Member, National Agricultural Advisory Committee, CSIRO, 1980s. Member, National Women's Consultative Council, 1980s.
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Driven by social injustice

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By Libby Price. Liz Chapman is something of a person ahead of the times. As a young mother living in Goomalibee, she studied a Graduate Diploma in Community Development at the University of Western Sydney as a distance education student, specialising in rural development and rural change processes. She always…

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Tomorrow Today 2017 Grants Program

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Eleven fantastic local projects will be undertaken this year with funding support from Tomorrow Today Foundation’s 2017 Grants Program. Over $22,000 was awarded for a diverse range of initiatives at a well-attended ceremony on Friday 12 May. Representatives of the successful groups spoke about their projects and the difference they…

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