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Student Updates and Achievements

Student Updates and Achievements

  Yalari scholars continue to work hard, dream big... and achieve!   Taylor Hammond, Year 7 student  at Kambala, received The Year 7 Kambala Award. It is a special encouragement award for working hard and trying her best all year. Connor McGovern-Cubby, Year...

Noah Smith Awarded Lloyd McDermott Medal

Noah Smith Awarded Lloyd McDermott Medal

    The First of Many... Year 12 student Noah Smith is Churchie’s inaugural recipient of the Lloyd McDermott Medal. This award was established in honour of Churchie Old Boy Lloyd McDermott (1957), renowned for his trailblazing success as the first Indigenous...

A Message from Waverley Stanley AM

A Message from Waverley Stanley AM

  What a year 2020 has been. It will be one to remember for the many learnings and challenges that all of us had to face, whether you were at school or online learning at home, at work or working from home, or isolated in more ways than one. I am grateful to live...

Amber Phineasa – Leading Seaman

Amber Phineasa – Leading Seaman

  We recently caught up with Yalari alumna Amber Phineasa to see what she's been up to since she graduated from The Glennie School in 2011 - I joined the Royal Australian Navy in 2014 as a Boatswains Mate. Since then I’ve gone through Recruit school where it all...

An Inspiring Message from a Yalari Parent

An Inspiring Message from a Yalari Parent

  "To Waverley, Llew and the Yalari crew - I want to express my gratitude for the amazing opportunity you presented to Koby and Jaycee all those years ago. The opportunity for them to leave a small town like Lakes Entrance with limited opportunities...

Donor Spotlight: The Musgrave Family

Donor Spotlight: The Musgrave Family

  Yalari supporter, Stuart Musgrave shares the meaning behind his family’s commitment to education, equality and giving back.   What inspires you to be involved with Yalari? Our family foundation, the Judith Musgrave Family Foundation, was created to honour...

The Eyes that Silently Watch Us

The Eyes that Silently Watch Us

    People give more during tough times. This was proven to me again with our exceptionally successful tax time appeal in June. Many thanks to the extremely generous community who helped us fund the extra resources needed to support our students with their...

Catching Up With Our Inspiring Alumni – September 2020

Catching Up With Our Inspiring Alumni – September 2020

  We love our alumni! We recently caught up with some of them to see what they have been up to for the last few months. Let's see what they have to say...   Ali Crawshaw-Tomlins Class of 2018 | St Ignatius’ College, Riverview   Yalari alumnus Ali...

Yalari Creative Writing Competition

Yalari Creative Writing Competition

  To kick off Reconciliation Week this year we launched a painting and creative writing competition for our students and alumni. This was an opportunity for them to get away from that computer screens, dust off their paintbrushes and pencils and find something to...

Yalari Student Painting Competition

Yalari Student Painting Competition

  To kick off Reconciliation Week this year we launched a painting and creative writing competition for our students, who were working from home. This was an opportunity for them to get away from that computer screens, dust off their paintbrushes and pencils and...

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