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Onwards & Upwards Program

 ‘If you looked in the room you wouldn’t be able to pick the mentors from the mentees – they all mix in so well.’ Logan mentee comment – Feb 2018 The room comes alive each week with Logan mothers who are actively partaking in an 8 week journey of self discovery.  The ‘Onwards & Upwards […]

Getting It Together Mentoring Program

Best Practice and Theoretical Support In October 2015 an evaluation of the Have a Fair Go at Life Mentoring Program revealed that young people on the program experienced high levels of satisfaction with their mentors and the overall mentoring experience. 57% indicated that they were “very satisfied” with the support they received 43% said they […]

Fair Go Rugby Sevens Competition runs in Sydney

The second Fair Go Cup Rugby Sevens competition was run on Saturday 12 March 2016 at Rat Park, Warriewood.  The successful event, organised and run by St Augustine’s College, Brookvale, was attended by 16 teams including a Lloyd McDermott  Development Team comprised of indigenous players and teams from John Paul College, Brisbane and Daramalan College, Canberra. […]

Fair Go Touch Football Cup – Brisbane

Each year we run touch football carnivals promoting acceptance and reconciliation for marginalized and indigenous youth. The Fair Go Cup brings together teams of young people from vastly different cultural backgrounds and locations. We hope that by bringing a diverse mix of young people together to play footy and share a meal, that today’s indigenous […]

Getting It Together, QLD (2015)

The initial 2015 10-week Fair Go Australia “Getting It Together” program has recently completed. Students participating in the program  were boarding in Brisbane from a variety of indigenous communities in Far North Queensland. The program helps at risk youth identify their role models, articulate their own personal vision statements and goals and to plan how they’re going to […]