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

triple care farm graduation crowd clapping for young people
Blog
March 15, 2019

The value of graduating

And although many young Australians are half way through the first academic semester of 2019,…
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March 12, 2019

My Kitchen Rules takes part in Sir David Martin Foundation fundraiser

The Royal Australian Naval Sailing Association (RANSA) and its members have supported Sir David Martin…
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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

The Southern Highlands' fog welcomed guests as they made their way up Jamberoo Mountain to…
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November 20, 2018

Youth, drugs and alcohol

Myth busters Many young people believe that Marijuana is a relatively harmless drug. Fact: Marijuana often…
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October 15, 2018

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

My partner and I signed up for Abseil for Youth a number of months ago, and while…
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October 15, 2018

Youth mental health

Youth mental health in Australia Almost half of all Australians will experience a mental illness…
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July 7, 2018

Youth homelessness

There are more young homeless Australians than you might think The most recent census shows…
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April 20, 2018

What happens after drug and alcohol detoxification?

For the young people who find themselves at David Martin Place (DMP is a youth…
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January 4, 2018

This year – fill a young person with colours!

One of the students at the farm speaks these words on a video - you…
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Happy and sad masks describing feels of abandonment and inclusion
Blog
November 28, 2017

The War on Drugs – a fresh look at addiction

I was completely captivated as each chapter delved deeper into the failings (and successes) of…
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March 23, 2017

Why Philanthropists enable real change

When individuals and groups are passionate about an issue, be it local sporting opportunities, environmental…
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March 21, 2017

‘Couch Surfing’: the modern homelessness

When I proceeded to pack my suitcase for the third round of furry friend minding,…
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September 6, 2016

Should we legalise drugs?

There are plenty of reasons given for legalising – or decriminalising – drugs including eliminating…
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May 24, 2016

The truth of the Ice Epidemic

A big message of the conference, which may surprise you, was that the media driven…
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