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Latest grants – March 2020

April 6, 2020

This quarter, VFFF approved seven new grants totalling $1,199,783

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A message from VFFF re. COVID-19

April 1, 2020

The Board and Team at VFFF hope this message finds you and your families well. It is rare that an everyday pleasantry carries quite so much weight. We fully appreciate the stresses that you are under in response to the extraordinary global situation we face together as a result of COVID 19…

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Teens, tech and the ethics gap

March 16, 2020

On 24 February, VFFF’s ethical development program delivery partner the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) hosted a panel discussing teenagers’ use of technology. Representatives from BIT, Google and the Department of Education joined three young people in discussing this issue. There were a number of key takeouts from the discussion…

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ChangeFest 2019

December 1, 2019

ChangeFest is a gathering of people, intent on working at the local level for place-based impact. ChangeFest recognises First Nations first within strong diverse and sustainable communities, and this year was hosted by the Elders from Baabayn Aboriginal Corporation in Mount Druitt NSW, with special guest Elders from the Northern Territory, where the next ChangeFest will be held…

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North West Film Festival

December 1, 2019

In August 2019 the VFFF Grants Committee approved an application from the North West Film Festival in Inverell NSW. The festival provides a unique opportunity for young people from the New England North West region of NSW who are interested in creative screen media to showcase and celebrate their work. While their region battles unprecedented drought and fires, the Festival provides an outlet that gives young people a voice, and an event in which they are able to raise awareness of the critical issues that are important to them.

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