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OC Waterless Car System gets $20,000 to help expand

OC Connections Ltd will expand its waterless car wash and employ an additional eight people living with a disability with help from the State Trustees Australia Foundation. OC Connections Enterprise mobile waterless car wash employs 20 people living with a disability in Melbourne’s South-eastern suburbs servicing Kingston City Council, Melbourne’s Cheapest Cars and the Department […]

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State Trustees help break down barriers for the visually impaired

Blind Sports Australia will run a pilot program in Victoria to help break down the barriers to the vision impaired getting involved in sports, thanks to the help of State Trustees Australia Foundation. Blind Sports Australia will develop a range of collateral to promote the participation of the vision impaired at their local sporting groups. […]

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$20,000 TO PRODUCE THREE EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS FOR PARENTS

Tweddle Child and Family Health Service based in Footscray, with outreach locations throughout Victoria, will develop three educational videos for parents with the support of State Trustees Australia Foundation. $20,000 awarded from the 2018 Grassroot Grants program will ensure that Tweddle can produce three five-minute videos for their website and help educate new parents. “Tweddle […]

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Twelve charities to share $222,000 of grants from State Trustees Australia Foundation grassroots initiative

Over $222,000 has been granted to 12 not-for-profit organisations by State Trustees Australia Foundation in its 2018 Grassroots Grants program. The Grassroots Grants program supports individuals disadvantaged by ageing, disability and mental health with projects that address social inclusion, social participation and carer support. The grants will help Blind Sports Australia deliver a pilot program […]

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MATT CARRICK TO BE STATE TRUSTEES NEW CEO

The Board of State Trustees is pleased to announce that Matt Carrick will be the new Chief Executive Officer of State Trustees. Matt is currently the Deputy Secretary for Investment and Economic Projects in the Victorian Government’s Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources. He has a mix of public and private sector experience, […]

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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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