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  • 21 August 2017

    Dr Lisa O’Brien: My Commitment to Reconciliation

    Today, as The Smith Family launches our 2017–20 Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), ...

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  • 02 June 2017

    Sponsorship has helped Zahra thrive in her education and achieve her dreams

    At 18 years old, Zahra is studying Biomedical Engineering at university with sponsorship support through The Smith Family, and has been accepted into...

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  • 14 March 2017

    Parents need to get involved to improve a child's educational outcomes

    With students having gone back to school across the country for another year, it’s a timely reminder that a child’s education is about more than what happens in the ...

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  • 09 December 2016

    Opinion: The latest trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)

    Do you remember being at school and feeling overwhelmed by maths? You are not alone. Many adults and children in Australia struggle with numeracy, and yet this skill is increasi...

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  • 16 January 2018

    Back to school costs add up for low income families

    Children’s education charity The Smith Family launches its Back to School Sponsorship Appeal

    Disadvantaged Australian families are struggling to meet the costs o...

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