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Community News

Bait dog, Mr Beau Jangles, saved and rehabilitated Featured

Suspected bait dog, Mr Beau Jangles, is just one of the animals who has been saved from being put to sleep by The Birkett-Smith Animal Sanctuary. ‘He is battle scarred and has got some complex issues, but is now calm and at peace in the Sanctuary’, said Joy Keys the founder of The Sanctuary.

Citizen driven program helping reforest Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka being a tropical island located in the Indian Ocean, has been home to a varied number of animals and plants for millions of years. In fact Sri Lanka is a bio-diversity hotspot. But, over the past 200 years or so, deforestation has become a critical threat to the island’s bio-diversity.  Every year Sri Lanka is losing 3500 hectares of its forest cover due to logging, agriculture, colonisation and illegal exploitation.

“Nothing is permanent – Everything is subject to change”

My journey started in 2007 with a bowl of Pho (Vietnamese noodle soup) at a food court in George Street, Sydney, very close to my then workplace at the New South Wales Ombudsman’s Office. The people who operated the small shop over time became firm friends of mine and eventually words turned to an Orphanage in their home city of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).....

WFP stories part 1: How I Became An International Aid Worker: Suvrat Bafna

Ever wondered who is responsible for making sure World Food Program’s food is full of the right nutrients? Daily undernourishment is a less visible form of hunger but it affects many more people than we often realise. Suvrat Bafna tells us about life as a WFP food technologist in Ethiopia, where he is tackling malnutrition, one food type at a time…

Free haircuts and shaves to the Australian homeless just one of the 11,557 projects supported by Grill’d

During December, ‘Christmas Matters’ took over the Local Matters platform in Grill’d restaurants to connect with local community groups who are tackling youth homelessness. Alongside burgers, chips and bon bons, Grill’d provided free haircuts and shaves, as well as laundry for the homeless across cities in Australia.

5000 rural support projects in 2015 continue to grow BushKids in to their 80th year

“My name is Kylie and my husband and I have three children. We have lived in Warwick for two years and before that in a small rural town with one school and one day care centre. My story begins, not unlike many other families I have spoken to over the years, but thanks to the BUSHkids Program in Warwick I can stand here and tell you how my family has changed for the better.

Health/Education News

Citizen driven program helping reforest Sri Lanka

Citizen driven program helping reforest Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka being a tropical island located in the Indian Ocean, has been home to a varied number of animals and plants for millions of years. In fact Sri Lanka is a bio-diversity hotspot. But, over the past 200 years...

Conservation News

Conservation leads to rural community development

Conservation leads to rural community development

A two year rural development and joint conservation pilot scheme, in Camdeboo, Mountain Zebra and the West Coast National Park, South Africa, have seen major potential benefits for rural communities as well as continued gains for conservation.

Community/Construction News

Mangroves put down their roots

Mangroves put down their roots

Over the past 30 years, half of the worlds’ mangrove population has been eradicated, but a combined mangrove rehabilitation project across Asia is helping to restore lost populations.

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