The annual JMB Cup football match between Carey Grammar School and Caulfield Grammar School returns in July.
By James Williamson Meet Heather Barcham and her new pet rabbit, Flopsy. Heather, a 35 year old mother of three, acquired a brain injury in 2008. After a difficult start in intensive care, she has made steady progress over the last seven years through her own motivation and hard work, helped along by support from… Read more »
The James Macready-Bryan (JMB) Foundation will receive applications until 31 October 2015 for a sixth round of funding for eligible young people with an acquired brain injury, to support their specific needs. Why have an applications process? The JMB Foundation was formed in 2007 by parents known to the family of James Macready-Bryan – JMB. The JMB… Read more »
The annual JMB Cup football match between Carey Grammar School and Caulfield Grammar School is just around the corner, with the Carey boys hoping to avenge a couple of sizeable defeats. This year’s game will be played on Saturday 25 July at Carey’s Bulleen sports campus. Come along and cheer on your side, and enjoy… Read more »
Our thanks this week go to one of our newest supporters, Josh Fisher, who took part in the gruelling Hundred Hole Hike in support of the JMB Foundation and Karingal in January. We’re pleased to report that Josh survived a long hard day on the golf course at Thirteenth Beach, completing an incredible 117 holes in… Read more »
The James Macready-Bryan (JMB) Foundation will receive applications until 30 April 2015 for a fifth round of funding for eligible young people with an acquired brain injury, to support their specific needs. Why have an applications process? The JMB Foundation was formed in 2007 by parents known to the family of James Macready-Bryan – JMB. The JMB Foundation’s… Read more »
The Age Latika Bourke National political reporter 17 February 2015 Tragic stories and distressing scenes as inquiry hears evidence of young Australians forced into aged care Harrowing evidence about the effects of younger Australians with disabilities being forced to live in aged care has been provided to a Senate inquiry with one witness detailing the… Read more »
It may feel like the year has only just got started, but we think you’ll agree – October will be here before we know it. It’s definitely not too early to start thinking about the 2015 Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival. If you joined in last year, you will know how well we did – and how… Read more »
James was happy recently to have a visit from a mate whose friendship goes back to childhood. Tom and James went to kindergarten together and they were the best of friends at primary school. James is in the bobby’s helmet in this photo from around 1991, but it’s Tom who went on to become a police officer. Tom felt from a young… Read more »
Australian Ageing Agenda By Linda Belardi on January 14, 2015 The Liberal Senator who has initiated a Senate inquiry into the issue of young people with disabilities living in aged care says she hopes it will give younger people and their families a voice. Linda Reynolds said the issue of young people in aged care had “struck a chord” and… Read more »
Have you heard of the Hundred Hole Hike? On January 23 at 13th Beach Golf Links, golfing enthusiasts will take up a challenge to play 100 holes of golf in one day – without using a cart. It’s for a great cause, in support of Karingal, a Geelong-based not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving the lives of… Read more »
Highlights of the year include the Melbourne Marathon, an oustanding fundraising effort from NAPSA, and a special wedding that helped us to help young people with an ABI. You can read about what James has been doing this year too.
New Vic laws increase sentences for murder, coward punches, child abuse Updated Sat 1 November 2014 at 11:00am (ABC News online) Serious crimes committed in Victoria will attract longer sentences from today, with new laws coming into effect as part of the State Government’s baseline sentencing reforms. The laws mandate higher median sentences for crimes… Read more »