November 2018

Remembrance Day with a Difference

November 11th is marked by many poeple, being the anniversary of the end of World War I. In the town of Albany, Western Australia, it holds extra significance because the city was the point of departure for the first Anzac fleet in 1914. This year, rather than having the annual ceremonies in school halls, students from across the region have taken this year’s commemoration to anothetr level. Over 2,000 children

Get Creative with Christmas Cards

Primary school student leaders, get creative and make your own Christmas cards! To make it easy, follow this info and make cards based on well known book, Macca the Alpaca. In the lead up to Christmas, author Matt Cosgrove has made some activities which are free for anyone to download. First up is the Christmas card template. Print it out, colour it in, fold it up and there you go

The National Young Leaders Day Kicks Off

Last week was was the commencement of the National Young Leaders Day, hosted by Halogen Australia. The first event was held at the International Convention Centre in Sydney, with events to also be held in Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth, for both primary and secondary students. The NYLD is a unique opportunity for students to hear first-hand from a number of inspirational Australians. The event in Sydney featured swimming superstar

Scott Steps Up

Scott Guerini takes lots of steps… and all for charity. Scott lives in Perth, Western Australia, and has become an influential fundraiser for Telethon. The well-known charity uses funds to support project and services linked to the Perth Children’s Hospital. When Scott was 4 years old he told his family he wanted to walk 25km to help sick kids. His family told him he wouldn’t be able to make it,