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Trinity Young Leaders Program

Trinity Young Leaders Program

Fri, 2nd August 2019
A big thank you to our generous donor Gourlay Charitable Trust and Trinity College (the University of Melbourne) for providing our recipients with the opportunity to attend the Trinity College Young Leaders Program.
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Vale Lynne Wannan AM

Vale Lynne Wannan AM

Mon, 1st July 2019
Lynne will always hold a special place for Western Chances as a force who, alongside Terry Bracks, started the organisation.
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Scholarship student has big dreams to tackle inequality and discrimination

Scholarship student has big dreams to tackle inequality and discrimination

Tue, 4th June 2019
Performance poet and law student, Kozzi, was inspired to help others after coming to Australia as an asylum seeker.
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National Volunteer Week 2019 - ‘Making a world of difference’

National Volunteer Week 2019 - ‘Making a world of difference’

Mon, 20th May 2019
To celebrate National Volunteers week, we sat down for a Q&A with John Stapleton, a member of the volunteer squad at Western Chances.

#NVW2019 #westernchances #volunteer
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Family values make accessible mental health care a priority for scholarship student

Family values make accessible mental health care a priority for scholarship student

Thu, 2nd May 2019
Watching her mum struggle with depression spurred Namy to study psychology at university. Now she is working to improve access to mental health care for Australia’s multicultural community.

Pannamy (Namy) Touch is currently completing an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a diploma of Spanish. She also volunteers weekly at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. The hard work and sacrifices that her mum made to provide for Namy’s schooling drives her to continue to achieve in her studies.
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