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Trip up the Hume

Early yesterday morning I was heading up the Hume Highway to Wodonga on the Victoria/New South Wales border to speak with a number of people and organisations about the increasing issue of Financial Elder Abuse and to provide a greater understanding of how to protect and prevent themselves, family and friends from becoming a statistic […]

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Setting Sale for Gippsland

What a week it has been…. Following on from Wednesday morning’s launch of the first ever jointly commissioned edition of ‘Securing Their Future’ – an information booklet for parents, relatives and significant others caring for Victorians with a decision-making disability – I hit the road, bound for Sale in East Gippsland on Thursday morning.   […]

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cherished things new

Story telling unites generations…

I am in the privileged position of leading an organisation that has a long history dating back to the 1850s, State Trustees is the Public Trustee for Victoria, an organisation that is trusted by Victorians to maintain the dignity of life, and to assist people when they are questioning why things are as they are.

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Reconnect, Share and Learn – the time is now

Earlier this month, the State Library of Victoria hosted its twelfth annual Family History Feast. Dealing with the subject of World War I, a range of fascinating subjects were discussed throughout the day, including the role of Australian women in the war and soldier settlement in Victoria.

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one year on

1 McNab Avenue – What a difference a year makes

For the past year, State Trustees has called Footscray home. As we celebrate our first anniversary at our new state-of-the-art building at 1 McNab Avenue, Footscray it’s an appropriate time to reflect on the year we’ve had, the successes we have achieved and the challenges we face as we continue to adapt and grow in our new environment.

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CEO Sleepout

2015 CEO Sleepout

Another year has passed since the 2014 CEO Sleepout, yet sadly, more and more women are seeking refuge from family violence, having to sleep rough with their children because they have not been able to secure alternate accommodation.

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