Secondary School

Cotton On Foundation at National Young Leaders Day

The National Young Leaders Day features Australia’s most inspirational voices and role models. Halogen Australia has announced that Tim Diamond, the General Manager of the Cotton On Foundation, will be speaking at every one of the upcoming events. Watch the 1 minute video to meet Tim below. When you walk past a ‘Cotton On’ store you may not realise that there’s a selection of products on the shelves that are generating millions

Go Casual for Sick Kids

Year 10 student, Sophie Lenthall, is leading the way with a powerful initiative she has launched herself. ‘Go Casual for Sick Kids’ is a statewide fundraiser occurring on Friday the 19th of October. Sophie has a heart condition known as Supraventricular Tachycardia or ‘SVT’ that has required her to undergo 3 surgeries in the last 4 years. Taken good care of by Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Sophie has decided to

Australia's Most Famous Swimmers to Speak at National Young Leaders Day

The National Young Leaders Day features Australia’s most inspirational voices and role models. Halogen Australia has announced that current swimming superstar Cate Campbell, or recent swimming legend Leisel Jones, will be speaking across every one of the upcoming events. Students with be treated to a unique experience to hear their story, to ask questions, and perhaps even chat up close. Cate will be speaking at the events in Brisbane and

Get Involved: Hay and Hampers for Hope

With farmers suffering through what many are calling the ‘worst drought in living memory’ SchoolAid has today launched its ‘Hay and Hampers for Hope’ campaign. The campaign is calling on 10,000 schools around Australia to donate $100 each, and in doing so raise $1 million to go towards hay for drought-affected livestock and hampers for farming families that are struggling with meeting their living expenses. SchoolAid founder and CEO Sean

Hear John Coutis Live in Perth- Tickets Now On Sale

As part of his upcoming national tour, the inspirational John Coutis is speaking at a special public event in Perth. This is a unique opportunity for people of all ages to hear John in person. Without the lower part of his body, John embraces a full and positive life. He rolls around on his custom skateboard and uses humour to communicate some of life’s most important messages. The Leeuwin Ocean

Students Support Homelessness

The Year 10 Student Leadership Team at Gympie State High School are making a significant contribution, in conjunction with Community Action Gympie. The team was able to choose between numerous community initiatives, and decided on a project involving the provision of care packages to those affected by homelessness. The care packages will coincide with the Homelessness Sleepout, to take place in August. “We’re going to do a big school drive where

Students Run Forensic Camp

Students from across Australia have come together for a unique 5 day camp. For the 21st year in a row, The Armidale School Forensic Science Camp has provided an exciting opportunity for students to explore the area of forensic science in a hands-on way. This engaging and educational experience was enjoyed by 89 students attended the camp. The success of the camp is credited to the year 9 students who

Podcast Unpacks 'The People Pathway'

In this episode of the Student Leadership News podcast, we preview the theme for the next GRIP Student Leadership Conference season. In unpacking ‘The People Pathway’ concept, we unpack the session content and the main outcomes of the new program. Watch the video version of the podcast below: For more information about the GRIP Student Leadership Conference visit www.gripleadership.com and find out the date and location closest to you.

Students Set to Be Inspired

John Coutis is a remarkable Australian who was born with a severe physical disability in which doctors gave him little chance of survival. John has not only defied medical opinion, he has thrived and is acknowledged as one of the world’s most inspirational speakers. Tens of thousands of students are about to hear John’s story, as he embarks on a national tour speaking in Australian schools. The tour will take

Yr 12 Students Support Local Farmers

Tamworth High School students have raised over $300 for the “R U Aware, We Care” drought campaign. Year 12 prefects encouraged students and staff to come together to help out farmers within the region who have been affected by the recent drought. A farmer-themed free dress day and barbeque helped to raise money for the cause with students coming to school wearing their best flannelette shirts, jeans, overalls or boots.