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Step Back Think launches “Lace Up” campaign

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Sports clubs join campaign to reduce frightening one-punch assault stats http://www.theage.com.au/ The Age – June 11 2015 Alana Schetzer A new awareness campaign to reduce “one-punch” assaults will be launched this weekend with players at hundreds of sporting clubs, including some major football clubs, wearing orange laces to highlight the issue. Advocacy group Step Back… Read more »

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Latest news from JMB Foundation

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Our latest half-yearly newsletter has just been published. Take a look at what we’ve been up to for the past six months. If you’d like to receive this as an e-newsletter you can sign up to our mailing list at the bottom of this page.  If you’d rather have a hard copy sent to you, please… Read more »

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Heather’s all smiles thanks to Flopsy and JMB

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

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 »

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Applications invited for Round 6 funding

Monday, May 4th, 2015

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 »

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JMB Cup returns in 2015

Monday, May 4th, 2015

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 »

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Josh conquers the Hundred Hole Hike

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

  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 »

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Applications invited for Round Five funding

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

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 »

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Inquiry hears evidence of young Australians in aged care

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

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 »

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2015 Melbourne Marathon – save the date

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

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 »

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Childhood friend Tom pays James a visit

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

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 »

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Senate tackles issue of young people in aged care

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

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 »

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Hundred Hole Hike to help JMB Foundation

Friday, January 9th, 2015

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 »

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