We believe strongly in supporting the community in which we live and work, and as such Australis College are proud to support several local charities, such as Suit of Change, and the Make-A-Wish Australia foundation as well as supporting initiatives such as Roses in the Ocean, the Kokoda Youth Charity, The Cancer Council and other worthwhile initiatives.
Suit of Change is a unique not for profit organisation that provides a range of services to men at risk. It was created to become a facilitator of clothing donations for our non-profit partners, Suited to Success and St Vincent de Paul.
Suit of Change’s role is to:
Suit of Change restores the confidence of at risk men and contributes to reducing the risk of domestic violence and is proudly supported by Australis College.
CEO Sleep out
Australis College, through the participation of Managing Director Andrew Hetherington, is a proud supporter of the Vinnies CEO Sleep Out.
Each year, Andrew joins CEOs from around Brisbane and sleeps out in the cold. Experiencing for one night what over 100,000 homeless Australians experience every night.
St Vincent de Paul Society’s commitment has increased the profile of homelessness and raises crucial funds for Vinnies homeless services. The College’s fundraising efforts will provide immediate and emergency assistance and pathways to a brighter future for many homeless people.
The Make-A-Wish foundation grant wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses and we couldn’t think of a better cause than this. If you would like get involved and support this wonderful organisation, visit their website at www.makeawish.org.au
Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in Australia, and in a lot of cases, with the right education and advice, it can be preventable. Roses In The Ocean is a charitable organisation aimed at preventing suicide through education and shared harness experience.
Bronwen Edwards, CEO and founder of Roses In The Ocean, recently spoke to our community services and counselling faculty students about suicide prevention. Click here to watch her talk.