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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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July 12, 2019

New peer support worker helping young people through rehab

Earlier this year, Triple Care Farm employed its first Lived Experience Peer Support Worker to…
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July 7, 2019

Our young Indigenous Australians

We acknowledge the traditional owners of our land and pay respect to elders, past, present…
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June 21, 2019

Tackling youth homelessness and its causes

Only 25, Courtney’s life was taken away in just one night. The first shock was…
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May 10, 2019

Register your interest for Abseil for Youth 2020

Abseil for Youth is Sir David Martin Foundation's annual major fundraiser. Register your interest to…
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April 26, 2019

Tax appeal – show your support to young people like Max

Four years of struggle and despair, without support, and surviving drug and alcohol addiction, physical…
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March 27, 2019

Gardening gloves and team spirit

Investa Property Group has been supporting Sir David Martin Foundation in our Abseil for Youth…
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March 24, 2019

Staring at your fear directly

Diving in bins for food; literally sleeping on the streets; having cockroaches crawl over my…
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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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national homelessness week
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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
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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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