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State Trustees partners with the Office of the Public Advocate to launch an updated Administration Guide

State Trustees, in partnership with the Office of the Public Advocate, today announced the release of the revised Administration Guide; an informative and helpful publication for administrators who are authorised under the Guardianship and Administration Act 1986 to manage the legal and financial affairs of another person. Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) President, Justice […]

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Grants Program 2017 – Smiling Mind

Program Disadvantaged Children Organisation Smiling Mind Project Mindfulness in education: Developing evidence-based guidelines to support school leaders and teachers to implement mindfulness in their schools Amount $53,600 Date April 2017 Data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare and the National Mental Health Commission indicates that one in four secondary school students, and one […]

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Grants Program 2017 – Lort Smith

Program Animal Welfare Organisation Lort Smith Project Addressing behavioural issues of animals of people in crisis Amount $10,500 Date April 2017 The Animal Welfare grants program aims to improve how animals are coping with the conditions in which they live. In 2017, the Foundation’s focus was on improving animal welfare as it relates to people […]

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Grants Program 2017 – Royal District Nursing Service

Program Medical Research Organisation Royal District Nursing Service Limited (RDNS) Project Enabling wellbeing by providing choices for people with dementia and memory loss Amount $99,780 Date April 2017 The purpose of this project is to conduct a feasibility study providing proof of concept in relation to the ‘Enabling Choices Tool’ as a negotiated decision aid […]

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State Trustees Australia Foundation Summer Newsletter

Happy New Year from State Trustees Australia Foundation In this edition, see the successful recipients to our first ever Elder Abuse grants program as well as those awarded under our annual Grassroots program. Read highlights on how our funding is making a difference for NDIS recipients as well as how a memorial to a loved […]

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State Trustees Australia Foundation grants $200K for ageing, disability and mental health support

State Trustees Australia Foundation has awarded over $200,000 to 22 organisations for projects that aid individuals disadvantaged by ageing, disability and/or mental health as part of its annual Grassroots Grants program.  The Grants program aims to help people live independently and build and maintain physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing and resilience, as well as reduce […]

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First projects awarded under new Elder Abuse Prevention and Response grants program

State Trustees Australia Foundation have awarded a total of $167,171 for three projects as part of their Elder Abuse Prevention and Response grants program.  This unique program is an extension of the Foundation’s philanthropic commitment to the area of Ageing Well. State Trustees Australia Foundation was established in 1994 as a public charitable trust administered […]

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$60,000 for dementia care research projects

State Trustees Australia Foundation recently funded two dementia care research projects to help people with dementia and their carers retain their independence and cope with depression and anxiety. This first project will explore ways to reduce unnecessary hospital admissions for people with dementia. Although hospitalisation is often necessary, admissions related to issues such as carer […]

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