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Find out more about our latest news, blog posts and upcoming events to raise funds for young people in crisis.

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December 5, 2019

Youth Survey reveals top concerns for young people

Mission Australia’s annual Youth Survey aims to find out young people’s values, aspirations and concerns.…
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November 8, 2019

Five stages of change for young people with addiction

Addiction is a medical condition which requires complex and holistic treatment. Understanding addiction includes consideration…
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October 10, 2019

Report highlights the risk of suicide in young people

Suicide Prevention Australia recently released a report called, Turning Points: Imagine a World Without Suicide.…
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October 1, 2019

Steve ‘Commando’ Willis takes on Abseil for Youth

Known as the 'Commando', Steve Willis has become an Ambassador for Sir David Martin Foundation.…
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August 19, 2019

What is Dialectical Behaviour Therapy?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7WxIk4cWbs What is DBT? Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, or DBT for short, is commonly used to…
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July 12, 2019

New peer support worker helping young people through rehab

Mental health peer workers are known to have a high impact on helping young people's…
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July 7, 2019

Our young Indigenous Australians

This NAIDOC week (National Aboriginal and Islanders Day Observance Committee) the theme is Voice. Treaty.…
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June 21, 2019

Tackling youth homelessness and its causes

The recent news of Courtney Herron's death in Melbourne shook everyone to the core. Only…
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May 10, 2019

Register your interest for Abseil for Youth 2020

Abseil 33 floors or Zipline 135m off a Sydney CBD skyscraper! Abseil for Youth is…
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April 26, 2019

Tax appeal – show your support to young people like Max

Homeless and helpless at 16 - Max, a once happy, football-loving boy, entered adulthood with…
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March 27, 2019

Gardening gloves and team spirit

Sir David Martin Foundation partner, Investa Property Group, visits Triple Care Farm for a working…
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March 24, 2019

Staring at your fear directly

Sure, there were some confronting things about shooting SBS's Filthy Rich and Homeless in 2018. Diving in…
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March 15, 2019

The value of graduating

I grew up believing everyone has a right to a decent education, a basic human…
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March 12, 2019

My Kitchen Rules takes part in Sir David Martin Foundation fundraiser

Channel 7 television series, My Kitchen Rules, announce the Royal Australian Naval Sailing Association's support…
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March 1, 2019

RANSA Regatta

The Royal Australian Naval Sailing Association continues to support Sir David Martin Foundation. What is…
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January 30, 2019

Helen Connealy joins the team

The Board of Governors of Sir David Martin Foundation announce the appointment of Helen Connealy…
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December 17, 2018

A memorable Graduation at Triple Care Farm

On the 13th of December, we celebrated an important milestone in the lives of young…
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November 20, 2018

Youth, drugs and alcohol

What you need to know about youth, drugs and alcohol in Australia. Myth busters Many…
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October 18, 2018

An exciting opportunity for Shyla

Your support meant that Shyla was able to receive treatment at youth drug and alcohol…
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October 15, 2018

Taking the big step down (33 storeys!) to help our youth up

Why am I abseiling 135 metres down a skyscraper you may ask? My partner and…
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