December 2018

Lithgow Students Assist Victims of Domestic Violence

Lithgow High School students rallied together to create 100 emergency kits to assist those suffering domestic violence. Year 7 and 8 students from the Yindymarra Migay Aboriginal girls’ sewing group made crafted bags that included a range of sanitary items assisting women and children in crisis. The bags also included a white ribbon and cultural artwork with messages of hope. “We will probably never meet the women and children who

Recycled Christmas Wonderland

Mackay Central State School’s energy-efficient Christmas display was a huge success as parents, students and community volunteers all came together to create a Christmas wonderland using recycled items. The artistic project aimed to honour the school’s multiculturalism as well as encourage waste management practices. Mrs Baynton  explained where the idea sparked from. “Our Filipino communities, back in their homeland, don’t have the money to be able to buy the Christmas

Libby's Koala and Wildlife Crusade

Since 2016, 13-year-old Libby has been passionately advocating and raising money for Australian koalas after learning they are due to be extinct in QLD and NSW by 2050! Her journey began after watching an episode of The Living Room where Dr Chris Brown spoke about the dwindling numbers of koalas. Libby has contributed to a number of great causes over the past two years such as the Adelaide Koala &