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A national independent water and catchment policy centre

September 23rd, 2020

Australia is the driest inhabited continent and has some of the most highly variable rainfall and run-off on Earth. Long-term, sustainable management of our waters and catchments is of critical importance. Fresh water is often a scarce and always a precious resource. Yet at a time when climate change, population growth and the ongoing degradation […]

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Watch the Kenneth Myer Innovation Fellowships 2021 information session

July 20th, 2020

The Kenneth Myer Innovation Fellowships program is open until 16 August 2020 and we’re looking forward to seeing applications from exceptional leaders with groundbreaking solutions to Australia’s most pressing social and environmental problems. The Myer Foundation & Sidney Myer Fund Program Managers Kirsty Allen and Jane Thomas were joined by Anna Rose, a 2016 Myer […]

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Carrillo Gantner AC Steps Down as Chairman of Sidney Myer Fund

June 30th, 2020

On 4 June 2020 Carrillo Gantner chaired his final meeting of the Sidney Myer Fund, calling curtains on his stewardship of his 16-year performance as Chairman of the Australian philanthropic institution. Carrillo was appointed Chairman of Sidney Myer Fund in 2004, having been a Trustee of the Fund since 1991. At the June 2020 meeting […]

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Kenneth Myer Innovation Fellowships 2021 Open

June 19th, 2020

The 2021 Kenneth Myer Innovation Fellowships program is calling for applications from exceptional leaders with groundbreaking solutions to Australia’s most pressing social and environmental problems. Kenneth Myer Innovation Fellowships give individuals 12 months to focus exclusively on an idea that has the potential to reshape Australia. Fellows each receive $120,000 and up to $30,000 for operational […]

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National Assistance Program for the Arts

May 7th, 2020

— application to this initiative has now closed — A group of arts and culture philanthropists have come together to provide a $1.5 million support program for the COVID-19 affected arts sector. The philanthropic community of Australian arts supporters recognises the challenges faced by our cultural sector in adopting the vital COVID-19-related precautions that we […]

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