State Trustees CEO terminated for serious misconduct

STATEMENT FROM STATE TRUSTEES: State Trustees CEO terminated for serious misconduct The Board of State Trustees Limited has terminated the employment of its Chief Executive Officer for serious misconduct, following an investigation into allegations that he had misused public funds. Mr Craig Dent was stood down pending an investigation in February this year. The investigation into […]

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ENTRIES OPEN FOR ANNUAL CONNECTED ART EXHIBITION

State Trustees is pleased to announce that entries are now open for the 16th CONNECTED Art Exhibition. The exhibition recognises and showcases some of Victoria’s most talented emerging artists living with a disability or mental illness. The CONNECTED Art Exhibition is a free event which celebrates art and culture in Victoria and its ability to […]

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State Trustees Announces Great Value in New Fee Structure

State Trustees has launched a fairer, new pricing structure for many of its services including Powers of Attorney and Personal Financial Administration, and all new beneficiaries of Deceased Estates, effective 1 July, 2018. The new fee structure will see a range of price reductions from the current pricing model across different services. As Victoria’s public […]

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State Trustees Australia Foundation Newsletter – Issue 7

Commemorating World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2018 Welcome to the latest edition of State Trustees Australia Foundation newsletter. In this edition you can read about: Elder abuse prevention and response New dementia care research funding Helping students’ emotional wellbeing through mindfulness Helping people with tuberculosis through the John Burge Trust Fund Grant applications opening soon […]

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State Trustees Advocates Against Financial Elder Abuse

State Trustees has collaborated with various key stakeholders to develop a series of educational videos that address financial elder abuse. Our videos with Certified Practicing Accountant Australia (CPA) and Law Institute of Victoria were launched today to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, whilst the remaining videos with Leading Age Services Australia and Victoria Police […]

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State Trustees Australia Foundation Funds New Research into Alzheimer’s Disease

Monash University has received over $65,000 in funding towards research into the treatment of cognitive impairment in mild to moderate Alzheimer’s Disease through the State Trustees Australia Foundation. The project will complete the first-ever double-blind pacebo-controlled randomised trial of Theta Burst Stimulation (TBS), which is a form of magnetic brain stimulation that has shown to […]

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State Trustees Australia Foundation Funds New Elder Abuse Screening Tool

The National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) has received almost $60,000 from the State Trustees Australia Foundation to trial a new Elder Abuse Screening Instrument (AUSI). In 2016, NARI received an initial $50,000 in funding towards a project called Finding the best elder abuse screening tool. Through the study, NARI identified that there is currently no […]

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State Trustees Australia Foundation Newsletter – Issue 6

Hope Your 2018 Started Well Welcome to the latest edition of State Trustees Australia Foundation newsletter. In this edition you can read about: Recipients of our 2017 Grassroots Grants Program Beyond the Bell – helping children in the Great South Coast Highlights from funded grants Grant applications opening soon $200,000 granted to ageing, disability and […]

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Young people in the Great South Coast to benefit from $90,500 of funding from the State Trustees Australia Foundation

The State Trustees Australia Foundation has continued its commitment to Beyond the Bell, an ambitious, ground breaking initiative leading a cultural shift in the way communities and service providers work to support our young people. More than $90,000 has been granted to Beyond the Bell Great South Coast Ltd in one of Victoria’s most disadvantaged […]

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