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Jessica Raffa Trades Dancing with the Stars for Dancing for Sick Kids

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Dance for Sick Kids, the ultimate feel-good fundraiser, returns this May, as people of all ages and abilities join the 7-day challenge to raise critical funds for families supported by Ronald McDonald Houses in Greater Western Sydney, Victoria and Tasmania.   And this Thursday 18 April, Jessica Raffa from Dancing with the Stars is getting … Continued

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Victoria hosts a successful Ramadan Iftar dinner “Fasting in my religion”

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The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Victoria hosted the Ramadan Iftar dinner at the Bait-us-Salam mosque (House of Peace) Langwarrin on Sunday On 7th April 2024. This initiative brings members of diverse communities together to share insights, experiences, and practices related to fasting and build harmony.  The event was attended by over 400 members of the local community members, community leaders, council members, Country Fire Authority (CFA) and Victoria … Continued

Gazan war continuation of 100 years of displacement

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The current war in Gaza is the continuation of a long history of forced displacement of Palestinians by Israeli forces, shows a new report, commissioned by ActionAid and Oxfam. Currently there are 2 million Gazans internally displaced in the tiny 41 kilometre long territory, which is about half the size of Canberra. The report (attached) … Continued

The Blood Run Film – Melbourne Premiere

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In June 2022, the remarkable ultra-marathon runner, Callan Gates, arrived at Sydney Harbour after running a massive 250kms from Newcastle along the Great North Walk (GNW), in one single go (without sleep), to raise funds for a charity close to his heart – the Leukaemia Foundation.  Despite those around him doubting that he could complete … Continued

Australia among least generous for aid: Oxfam

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In a time of unprecedented global crises and rising inequality, Australia’s international aid contributions remain at historic lows, according to figures released today by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).    The figures show that Australia’s ranking remains low, at 26 out of 31 for official development assistance (ODA) provided by Development Assistance Committee … Continued

Leaders recognised for contributions to philanthropic and not-for-profit sectors

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The finalists in the 2024 Australian Philanthropy Awards have been announced, recognising and celebrating extraordinary achievements in contemporary philanthropy.   The finalists include philanthropic initiatives ranging from a mobile car washing service staffed by people with a disability, to a school in Cambodia, to an innovative tool that segments the Australian public according to their … Continued