In the News

Thursday, 22 September 2022

The State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II took place on Monday, 19 September 2022, paying tribute to her extraordinary 70 year reign, and Her Majesty’s remarkable life of service as Head of State, Nation and Commonwealth.

Friday, 09 September 2022

Australians awake today at the deeply sad news that our Queen, Elizabeth II has passed away.

Our longest serving monarch, we will mourn her and we will miss her.

With her goes the best of another age and its values; Duty, Service and Tradition.

We are grateful to have had such a devoted Monarch, who perfectly understood her constitutional role, who held ultimate executive power in check and never sought to exercise it, guaranteeing our nation’s stability and freedom.

Tuesday, 06 September 2022

RU OK?Day is on Thursday, 8 September, a national day of action when we are reminded to ask everyday RU OK? to our family and friends. Suicide is awful and the impact is devastating.

This year’s call to action is ‘Ask are you okay? No qualifications required’

These past few years have been challenging for many, it is vital for our mental health that we be connected .On RU OK?Day reach out and start a meaningful conversation with family, friends and work colleagues.  Take these simple steps:

Tuesday, 30 August 2022

Jersey Day is Friday, 2 September, an initiative established by the Gremmo family, in honour of Nathan Gremmo, who tragically lost his life in an accident in May 2015. From this tragedy, through the gift of organ donation, six lives were saved.

Friday, 19 August 2022

Expressions of interest for the 2022-2023 Mitchell Volunteer Grants are now open.

Volunteering is such an important part of the Australian way of life. Volunteers have been pivotal in assisting our communities and encourage the inclusion of vulnerable people in our society.

The grants are between $1000 and $5000 each, and some of the things they can be used for include: