L-R: Jade Lillie (Footscray Community Arts Centre), Amber Stuart (Big West Festival) and Tija Lodins (Footscray Community Arts Centre) looking at their grant case studies at a December 2015 End-of-Year function to launch HMSTrust's first online Annual Report.
L-R: Charlotte Jones (Mental Health Legal Centre), Ashley Chapman (Nexus Primary Health) and Elly Taylor (Women's Health West) with The Hon Rod Kemp (Trustee) at the HMSTrust 2015 End-of-Year function.
L-R: Suzanne Miller (Nexus) and Winsome McCaughey AO, Dr Philip Moors AO and Peter Wetherall (HMSTrust) at the HMSTrust 2015 End-of-Year function.
Gippsland Koorie school students discovered their health career options with the Centre of Excellence for Aboriginal Health in East Gippsland (CEAHEG).
With the assistance of a Transitional Support Worker, Wesley Mission grew its capacity to enable supported employees in its two Australian Disability Enterprises to prepare to transition into open employment.
A school child participates in Castlemaine State Festival's Arts Education Program. Photo: Christine Sayer
Iman and Fadma getting to grips with a bike. Good Cycles' Cycle into Our Community Bike Shed offers bicycle-based workshops held weekly at the Carlton, Fitzroy, North Melbourne and Collingwood public housing estates in inner-city Melbourne.
In May 2016, David Tennant, CEO of Family Care joined Lin Bender in a panel forum for Philanthropy Australia, showcasing the HMSTrust capacity building grant that enabled four grantees to form Shepparton Community Share. L-R: Melinda Lawley (CEO, The Bridge), David Tennant (CEO, FamilyCare), Lin Bender AM (HMSTrust), Carolynne Young (CEO, ConnectGV) and Rebecca Lorains (CEO, Primary Care Connect).
Two young friends enjoyed Leisure Network's Sportsaccess program which provides opportunities for disadvantaged youth in the Golden Plains Shire and greater G21 region to participate in physical activity and sport.
In June, HMSTrust Chairman Dr Philip Moors AO and Trustee, Fran Awcock AM met with HMSTrust Indigenous Scholarship recipients at Geelong Grammar School.
In October 2016, HMSTrust Trustees and staff went on a road trip to Shepparton, visiting grantees and hosting a forum for all recipients of the Trust's 2015 Shepparton Capacity Building grant round to discuss outcomes and learning. Winsome McCaughey AO (Trustee) and Sarah Bartak (Grants Officer) with students at Goulburn Valley Grammar School.
On the HMSTrust bus trip to Shepparton. L-R: Trustees Keith Smith and The Hon Rod Kemp with staff Glen Thomson and Sarah Bartak.
In October 2016, Trustees and staff attended the HMSTrust Shepparton Capacity Building Forum.
Dr Philip Moors AO and Josh Muir with a work from Josh's final Fellowship show at the Victorian College of the Arts, November 2016.
Participants in Polyglot's Kids In Control program which aims to improve social inclusion long-term for participants, through creative collaboration using Polyglot's unique child-centred practice.
Members of Ararat City Band's Youth Development Program blew up a storm with new instruments provided by HMSTrust.
Ryley on a grantee site visit to HoMies in Collingwood.
In October 2016, Dr Michelle McIntosh taking Dr Philip Moors AO, Chairman, Lin Bender AM, CEO and Keith Smith Trustee on a tour of the HMSTrust Laboratory at Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
A site visit to STREAT's new flagship site at Cromwell Street, Collingwood which includes an academy for certified training and practical experience for youth as baristas, chefs and bakers, The site includes a café, catering company, artisan bakery and coffee roastery, meeting and function spaces, as well as STREAT's Head office. L-R: Fran Awcock AM, Keith Smith, Rebecca Scott (STREAT), Dr Philip Moors AO, Glen Thomson.
Visiting Helen's obelisk at the Melbourne General Cemetery.
L-R: HMSTrust staff Glen Thomson, Sarah Bartak, Lea-Anne Bradley
A Trustee selfie! On a cold and windy day, former Chairman Darvell Hutchinson AM and Trustees visited Helen's memorial at the Melbourne General Cemetery. L-R Keith Smith, Dr Philip Moors AO, The Hon Rod Kemp, Cathy Walter AM, Darvell Hutchinson AM
HMSTrust's Grants Manager Lea-Anne Bradley and Ryley, our four-legged member of staff, between meetings.