Flautist Eliza Creek, 17, from the small town of Nhill near the border between Victoria and South Australia, has been named as the recipient of the Newsboys Foundation Regional Music Award 2020.
Eliza Creek Newsboys Foundation Regional Music Award winner 2020 in her hometown in Nhill. Read Full Article »
On July 4, to mark what should have been the start of one of cycling’s greatest annual events, the Tour de France, two great cyclists will discuss the highs and lows of their cycling careers and experiences.
In an online charity event hosted by SBS cycling commentator Matt Keenan, Australia’s Cadel Evans and America’s George Hincapie will answer the tough questions.
Entertainment will be provided by Melbourne-based comedian Arj Barker.
The event is organised by the Gruppetto Fund,
Congratulations to Akat Mayoum from Sunshine Heights Cricket Club for his amazing interview on ABC’s 7.30 Report about his cricket journey and the scholarship he received from Newsboys Foundation to go on the life-changing cricket tour to England, Italy and Spain in 2011.
In 2019, Akat continues to be an outstanding leader in the club, and in the community.
Congratulations also to Sunshine Heights Cricket Club for their important work with young people from diverse backgrounds and support in creating young leaders of the future.
Newsboys Foundation Regional Music Award Winners Charlotte Kube (2015), The Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria, Emma Amery (2017), Trish Thompson (2018), Sandy Shaw (CEO – Newsboys Foundation)
Now in its tenth year, Melbourne Recital Centre’s Bach Competition, including the Newsboys Foundation Regional Music Award is dedicated to young musicians passionate about J.S. Bach.
Applications close on Wednesday 8 May 2019 at midnight and the finals will be held at Melbourne Recital Centre on Sunday 16 June 2019.
As part of the Newsboys Foundation’s 125th Anniversary celebrations, a series of videos have been created to document the history of Newsboys Foundation, the 125 BPM concert, and the various organisations Newsboys Foundation has supported in Victoria.
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With support from the Newsboys Foundation, Phunktional & Melbourne Youth Orchestras have recorded a short documentary featuring young people from Robinvale recording original songs for the 6-part miniseries “Stories Beneath the Vale”.
Newsboys Foundation was proud to support Phunktional and Melbourne Youth Orchestras (MYO) to make a short documentary featuring young people from MYO and Robinvale recording original songs for the 6-part mini-series “Stories Beneath the Vale”
As part of the Newsboys Foundation 125th anniversary celebrations, we were delighted to partner with Kids Thrive and Arts Centre Melbourne to deliver the inaugural Kids Manifesto event on 22 October 2018. It was a great success!
Read all about it on the Kids Thrive website. Congratulations to Kids Thrive on a wonderful event and a big thanks to Arts Centre Melbourne, the Sidney Myer Fund and the William Buckland Foundation for their support.
Seventeen-year-old trumpeter Trish Thompson was featured in The Age print edition (on 18 June) after winning the 2018 Newsboys Foundation Regional Music Award in the Bach Competition at the Melbourne Recital Centre.
The Baldau Yiooghen Youth Leadership Academy – an initiative by Anglicare Victoria and The Long Walk has been launched. Baldau Yiooghen means ‘big dreams’ in Wurundjeri language. The Newsboys Foundation is a proud supporter of Anglicare Victoria’s work with young people.
See the full story at SBS NITV and the Wimmera Mail Times.