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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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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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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Increased sentences for coward punches

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

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 »

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Great result for JMB teams in Melbourne Marathon

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Team results are in for all Melbourne Marathon Festival events, and we are proud to report that our hard-working and hard-running JMB teams took out first place honours in both the 10km the 5km runs. Our full marathon team came in 12th, and the half marathon runners achieved 7th place – both excellent efforts when you… Read more »

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Melbourne Marathon is done. We say – well done!

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

Well it is over for another year.  On Sunday morning our JMB teams lined up to run for those who can’t, and we are absolutely thrilled with the turnout at the 2014 Medibank Melbourne Marathon festival. We want to say an enormous thank you to each and every one of you who ran, jogged, walked, or even limped your way to the finish… Read more »

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Wedding happiness for Emma & Alex brings support for JMBF

Friday, September 12th, 2014

We are so pleased to share this wonderful story of happiness and generosity. Last month James Macready-Bryan’s friends Emma Humann and Alex Pattison married, in a beautiful ceremony attended by guests including James. It was an enormously happy occasion, as weddings ought to be. But Emma and Alex also turned their wedding into an opportunity… Read more »

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Alcohol – Violence – Injury – LIFE!

Saturday, January 11th, 2014

The JMB Foundation is happy for our nation’s Prime Minister to bring focus to the problem of alcohol-fuelled violence. Alcohol-fuelled violence is an entirely preventable cause of Acquired Brain Injury that steals lives and leaves a legacy of lifelong pain and disability. The financial cost is enormous; the emotional cost is devastating and unquantifiable.

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