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  • 03 June 2019

    Australia's poverty trap: Children who most most need education support are missing out

    The Smith Family launches 2019 Winter Appeal to raise $4m for Australian children in need

    With one in six young Australians Read more

  • 02 June 2019

    Why careers support for young people should start in primary school

    There is an urgent need for a more effective and comprehensive approach to careers support that helps all young people, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds, to pa...

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May

  • 06 May 2019

    Thousands of volunteers making a world of difference for children in need

    This year marks 30 years of National Volunteer Week [20–26 May] and to celebrate, children’s education charity The Smith Family is acknowledging the world of differ...

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April

  • 08 April 2019

    Australian of the Year Dr Craig Challen announced as The Smith Family's new ambassador

    Children’s education charity The Smith Family today announced joint 2019 Australian of the Year Dr Craig Challen as its new ambassador.

    In July 2018, retired vet Dr...

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January

  • 15 January 2019

    Education Costs 'Unaffordable' for Australian Families New Survey

    Nearly two-thirds (64 per cent) of Australians say children’s education costs are unaffordable for many families, according to a new survey1 commissioned by The...

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