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Photo – Board and funders pictured at Tomorrow Today’s annual celebration. From left: Alberto Furlan, Senior Program Manager, The Ian Potter Foundation; Ken Bertalli, The Dick and Vera Educational Program; Jeremy Kirkwood, Trustee, The RE Ross Trust; Sally Gamble and Nick Taylor, Directors; Geoff Nicholson, Trustee, The RE Ross Trust; Bill Dobson, Liz Chapman and Adrian Aldous, Directors; Sylvia Admans, CEO, The RE Ross Trust; Louise Pearce, Director.

Change evident

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Tomorrow Today’s recent Annual Celebration, held at the Lakeside Community Centre, attracted a large gathering that included donors, community and school partners, interested community members, and volunteers. A number of funding partners from Melbourne also attended the evening: The Ian Potter Foundation was represented by Senior Program Manager, Dr Alberto…

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National recognition

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Tomorrow Today Foundation has been recognised as an inspiring example of the Community Foundation sector in Australia. The 2017 Community Foundation Awards were presented during the recent three day national conference.  Tomorrow Today was one of two recipients of the 2017 Award for ‘enabling and creating impact, positive change and…

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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.
Photo by Libby Price

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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PEEP at the Park

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Families attending Tomorrow Today’s PEEP (Parents Early Education Partnership) program recently enjoyed a visit to Benalla’s new playground at the Benalla Botanical Gardens.  It was a great chance for families to check out this fantastic new space designed for exploration and creative play. While definitely different to a traditional playground,…

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Molyullah Easter Sports give generous donation

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Tomorrow Today Foundation recently received a generous donation from the Molyullah Easter Sports committee. Held every Easter Monday since 1901, the Molyullah Easter Sports have activities for all ages; horse events, novelty events for kids and families – egg throwing, three-legged races, children’s races – market stalls and so much…

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FCJ College – Hands On Learning Program 2017

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Extract from FCJ College Benalla Newsletter – October 28th 2016 FCJ College conducts an exciting learning program in the school curriculum. Hands on Learning (HOL) has been operating within schools throughout Australia over many years. The program aims at providing an alternative learning framework for disengaged students who are finding…

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