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Catholic Archbishop’s Charitable Fund supports national record keeping service
When Jenny Glare, General Manager of MacKillop’s Heritage and Information Service won an Australia-wide award highlighting her work in the preservation and supported release of the records of those who had spent all, or part of their childhood in care, her highlighted the importance of knowing your personal story.
Bitter Sweet Café hits the sweet spot for VCAL students
The tuckshop or canteen is a key feature at most schools, but very few have their own café. MacKillop’s specialist school in Geelong went a step further, opening their very own student-run endeavour, the Bitter Sweet Café.
Zara the puppy brings out the best in young people
Getting a puppy was no spur of the moment decision; it was something Abby planned for and looked forward to for a long time. When she brought Zara, a gregarious Golden Retriever, home – and then into work – she had no idea the positive impact it would have on the young people she works with.