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Governor of Victoria recognises the impact of Schools Plus

2 May 2019  [caption id="attachment_10583" align="alignnone" width="600"] (L-R) Michael Devine, Sarah James, Rosemary Conn, Angus James, the Governor, Tim Richardson MP, Christine Jackson, Peter Jackson[/caption] The Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Go...

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Fair Education grants deliver stronger connections for Queensland schools

8 March 2019 Thirty-five Queensland schools will share in $3.3 million of philanthropic funding and support over three years to help them improve family and community engagement and enrich student learning at their schools. Fifteen (15) projects ha...

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Grafton High students to benefit from ‘smart farm’ funding injection

12 February 2019   Agriculture students at Grafton High School will benefit from a $27,000 donation made to the school’s farm by the Yulgilbar Foundation.     The funding injection will be used to kick-start the school’s move tow...

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Report reveals how we’ve helped more than 80,000 students

September 2018 In just three years since Schools Plus began fundraising in April 2015, more than 80,000 students from Australia’s most disadvantaged schools have benefited from philanthropic support being channelled through Schools Plus. That's a...

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Philanthropy’s role in bridging the education divide

The divide between education outcomes in the bush and in the city is unquestionable. In Australia right now, a student’s postcode plays an unacceptably large role in determining their education success. As CEO of Australian Schools Plus, I visit c...

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David Gonski on Schools Plus: “I have great hopes”

Did you catch David Gonski talking about Schools Plus on Radio National recently? The businessman and philanthropist was interviewed by Geraldine Doogue about the migrant family background that made him feel he had to “prove myself every day”, t...

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