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By: Queanbeyan South Public School

A good start to the day!

A win for the breakfast program Read more
By: Denise Fursman

Aussie Team bring home 27 medals

The Telstra Kids grant has supported our club in our aim to continue to develop mental and physical discipline in children whilst engaging in competitive sports. Read more
By: Jenny Cassidy, Head Coach

Oldest Olympic sport introduced to over 550 kids

The Telstra Kids grant let kids from Hallett Cove to Yankalilla have a come'n'try session and learn more about the Olympic sport of fencing, just before the start of the RIo Olymics. Read more
By: Colleen Wyles - Administration Manager

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The Telstra Grant enabled us to provide a "hands-on, living" classroom to our centre, the ideal space for learning about sustainability and the environment. Read more
By: Created by Warranwood Primary

Food Forest Garden

The telstra grant enabled us to buy raise retainers, buy plants and mulch the area. It made a big difference to what we were able to achieve Read more
By: An edible garden for the students

Food Forest Garden

We were able to establish fruit trees in our school, the students use this area both during class and lunch time activities Read more
By: Creating habitat

Wetland rehabilitation

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By: Creating habitat and diversity

Wetland rehabilitation

With telstra's help we were able to extend this area, and create a usable space for the students Read more
By: Integration Aide, Pam Wernert

Growing with technology

The Telstra Kids grant enabled us to purchase 4 ipads for use both in and outside of the classroom. Read more
By: Karen Butler

Sunbury Light It Up Blue 2016

The Telstra grant enabled us to raise awareness about autism, the effects on families and individuals, bringing our community together Read more
By: Brad Austin

Sydney provides a key learning opportunity for students from the bush

The excursion was made possible due to the generous support of the Telstra Kids Fund. The funding enabled all 28 students from our small, rural school, the opportunity to undertake such an incredible learning experience. Read more
By: Brad Austin

Nimmitabel kids get into the swim of things!

The Telstra Kids Fund provided the students with essential life-saving skills. We would not have been able to provide such a comprehensive program without this support. Read more
By: Catherine Andres

Being Active and Imaginative

Our successful entry gave us the opportunity to purchase an outdoor play Activity Gym and Dress Up costumes for the children. A Big thank you to the Telstra Kids Fund for their generous support. The children are ecstatic having a slide where they can play, explore and get involved with their peers. The new Dress Ups have given them some inspiration and excitement and looking like their idols and favourite characters (Princess, Pirates, Doctors or Police Officers). Read more
By: Ann-Maree Duncan, Secretary

New Under 9s jumpers

The grant funds allowed us to purchase new jumpers for our Under 9s season Read more
By: Marnie Lassen, Solway Primary School Sustainability Convenor

Solway kids can cook!

We've had a kitchen garden for years but now we finally have somewhere where kids can cook the veggies themselves Read more
By: Yoga program available thanks to Telstra Kids Fund!

Keeping our Kids Nimble

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By: Susan Filan, FIRST Robotics Coordinator

ARTEMIS robotics team helps girls learn real world engineering and business skills

The Telstra Kids Grant allowed us to buy motors, gear boxes and other parts used to build the FRC robot. Read more
By: Telstra Grant

Telstra Grant Buys New Nets And Defender Men

The ever growing player numbers at Thirroul Junior FC has benefited greatly from the Telstra Grant recieved. Read more
By: Charlie McIntyre - President MSB

Being Active

The benefit to the club was to update equipment used for training and game day Read more
By: By Anna Sullivan. Anna is the Project Officer at Warehouse Circus.

Kids from the Warehouse Circus 'Jump Start' program are learning skills and building confidence in their transition to High School, thanks to the Telstra Kids Grant!

The money from the Telstra Kids Grant, nominated by Mark Turner, enabled us to implement Jump Start at MCSS - a project that is part of a longer term youth justice and re-investment program delivered by Warehouse Circus. We are excited to now expand this program into a project at the Bimberi Youth Justice Centre. Read more
By: Kylie Hogan Parent School Councillor

Sandringham Primary School Defibrillator

The Telstra Kids Grant has been enormously helpful the purchase of critical equipment to keep our kids safe and strengthen our invaluable nursing program. Read more
By: New tents and digital projector purchased thanks to Telstra Kids Fund Grant

New equipment for 1st Ashburton Scout Group

The new projector is enabling our group to more effectively present audio visual learning materials in a manner that is much more effective in capturing our young members' attention. The two new tents have replaced leaky, heavy 1970s vintage canvas tents long past their use by date. Read more
By: Andrew Keys

Pretty Beach Pre-School Aboriginal Mural

The children learnt of the aboriginal tribal history and their journey through the school and the next phase of their journey to primary school. This was demonstrated through the mural. The children left their handprints as a signature of their input to the story. Read more
By: Narelle Sauerbier - Head Teacher

Bella Vista Physie get some sounds!

Thanks to the Telstra Kids Fund we were able to purchase some much needed sound equipment. Read more
By: Callie Young

New Bike Path

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By: Jane Goller, treasurer, Angliss Parents Committee

Fishtrap cubby house enhances outdoor play space

The Telstra grant provided a wonderful opportunity to improve the outdoor play space of our children's centre. Read more
By: Kelly Ashton

Mud Kitchen Fun

The Telstra Kids Grant enabled us to enhance our outdoor play space and tick a big item off our wish list! Read more
By: C&K Salisbury Community Childcare Centre

Cubbyhouse Play

Our new cubbyhouse has provided our children with a place to explore and challenge, use their imagination and make long lasting friendships. Read more
By: Sustainability in action

Balmain Care for Kids

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By: Kylie Armstrong

Connecting kids to culture

The Telstra Kids Grant enabled Willum Warrain to purchase two ‘Connecting Kids to Culture’ resource kits to use for outreach work at playgroups, kindergartens, primary and secondary schools. Read more
By: Seabrook Primary School

Thanks from Seabrook Primary

Kids get a local history lesson thanks to Telstra Kids Read more
By: Britt Finlay, WOCC Director

Play, Learn and be Active

Thanks to Telstra Kids we were able to expand on and replace our weathered outdoor play equipment, with the fantastic equipment pictured Read more
By: Ann Schiller, Secretary

Kids enjoying their tennis

The Telstra Kids grant has been a huge benefit to the Club. It will enable us to continue to provide more uniforms for up and coming juniors in our Club. Thank you, Telstra Kids for your support. Read more
By: Damien Kelly

Kayaks from the Telstra Kids Fund

The Telstra Kids Fund grant enabled our club to purchase vital safety equipment so as to look after our most precious asset - THE KIDS! Read more
By: Britt Finlay, Director

Play, Learn and be Active

Thanks to Telstra Kids we were able to expand on and replace our weathered outdoor play equipment, with the terrific equipment pictured. Read more
By: Jacqui Hempel, President

Keeping our sand clean

The Telstra Kids Fund Grant enabled us to purchase a large sand-pit cover, which will keep our sand clean and hygienic for the next 5 years. Our Pre-School teaches up to 56 children each year - all who love getting into the sand-pit! Read more
By: Fiona Cerbe - Sacred Heart P&F Secretary

The New Rhythm

The Beat The Drum Project has allowed Sacred Heart Primary School in Mundaring to purchase 15 Djembe Drum, which has nourished and developed the students' passion and skills in their music classes. Read more
By: Jennifer Edstein Boyes

St Joseph's Values on Show!

The Telstra Kids Fund grant helped us afford this bright, positive signage. Read more
By: Rachel Phillips (Grants Officer)

Fun in the sun

The Telstra Kids Fund Grant allowed us to purchase gadgets which encourage kids to use their gross motor skills and direct all that energy! Read more
By: Narelle Sauerbier

Dancing to the beat

Thanks to the Telstra Kids Fund we were able to purchase some much needed sound equipment that has allowed the girls to practice their routines throughout the year to reach their goal of competing at the National Finals. We are happy to say we had 7 representatives in the National finals. Read more
By: Aimee Dawson

Big Day Out-Positive relationships and Proactivity

LYF young people get a boost thanks to Telstra Kids :) Read more
By: Heydi de Waal

Therapy, Music & Movement is Fun!

The Telstra Kids Fund Grant made it possible for local kids with special needs to use and benefit from specialised therapy tools and equipment at home and at School. Read more
By: Andrea Cormick

Telstra assists Cheltenham Panthers Junior Football Club

The Cheltenham Panthers Junior Football Club would like to thank Telstra for the generous grant we received. Read more
By: Christie Roberts

Getting creative in Westgarth

Westgarth kids get creative thanks to Telstra Kids Read more
By: Warrimoo Public School P&C

Keeping up with the Beat...

With the extra money from Telstra Kids we hope to continue to help our younger students keep to the beat and enhance their learning along the way. Read more
By: Russell Cameron

Soccer success in the burbs

Thanks to Telstra Kids Grant the Casey Pathers Soccer Club was able to conduct a very successful team building day, putting smiles on 100+ young children's faces. Read more
By: Andrew Garde, Vice President

Bearing it

It is now much easier to explain hydrocephalus to children so they can understand what has happened and what may happen to them in the future Read more
By: Jessica Brown

Giving young girls a leg up

Educating our most vulnerable girls Read more
By: Ryan Scott

Rockhampton Junior Oztag 2015

The Telstra Kids grant allowed us to provide food, drinks and a medallion for our kids! Read more
By: A community working to provide creative opportunities for its children.

Lorne works toward Paper Planet

Pre school and lower primary children from the towns of the Surf Coast get creative with paper to build their own paper planet. Watch this space! Read more
By: Mike Zeederberg

Warm and toasty cubs in their new tent

New tent ensures lots of camping fun for 2nd Abbotsford Scout Troop Read more
By: Tunstall Square Kinder Committee

Getting back to nature

The Telstra grant contributed towards the successful establishment of nature learning for pre school children. It will bring about greater awareness and help our children have a greater appreciation of the natural environment. Read more
By: Adrian Bettio

Footies and Training Tops

New kit for Bacchus Marsh kids Read more
By: Gill Greenwood

Use 'your' voice

These programs have allowed Glenallen School to provide the best opportunities for the students to experience literacy and communication activities tailored to their individual needs. Read more
By: Tamlyn Holtz

St.George 12 Years Representative Netball Team

Our Telstra grant assisted families with the costs of our new uniforms and don't they look great! Read more
By: 5th Brunswick Scout Group has a newly polished floor

New floor makes us shine

Scouting helps young people to learn new skills and to become resilient, well balanced leaders of the future. Read more
By: Minaz Adambhai Bhonsaria

Supporting children with a history of trauma and neglect

Supporting kids with traumatic backgrounds Read more
By: Dave Gardiner

First Aid Tent for North Albury Kids

The Telstra Kids Fund allowed us to purchase a First Aid Tent which will increase the safety of all the kids in our club. Read more
By: By Anna & Darren Brooks

Readers for Readers at Malvern Valley Primary

The Telstra Kids grant was just what the school needed to help refresh the aging reading books for all students! Read more
By: Kerry Miles

GenAquatic is in the 50 Meter Fast lane, thanks to the Telstra Kids Fund

Training in a 50 meter pool is a huge benefit to our swimmers because competition pools are 50 meters, the experience they are now gaining will be invaluable on competition days. Read more
By: Alice McDonald

Wildcats Netball Club Age Grade Camp

The Wildcats girls had a blast thanks to Telstra Kids Read more
By: Rachel Phillips (Grants Officer)

Outdoor fun all year round

The Telstra Kids Fund Grant was fantastic! It paid for the installation of 5 PVC gearbox operated blinds around our pergola transforming our outdoor concreted area into a flexible indoor/outdoor play space. Read more
By: Nicole

Playgroup facelift at Florence Avenue Playgroup

The Telstra Kids grant was greatly appreciated by our whole group. It enabled us to give our playgroup a face-lift and become more environmentally friendly. Read more
By: David Singer

Darfur (Sudanese) Community Centre Homework Club

The computers will be used by the kids to work on their homework and to improve computer skills. Thanks Telstra Kids Fund! Read more
By: Angela Vlahadamis

Thanks Telstra Kids!

New iPads for Canterbury kids Read more
By: Rob Favata - President of the Riversdale Soccer Club

Thanks Telstra Kids!

Free player registrations at Riversdale Soccer Club! Read more
By: By Liz Lambert, Treasurer of Polynesian Kids Community Language School Inc.

Helping Polynesian kids connect with their heritage

The Telstra Kids grant means so much to our community; we’ve been able to purchase costumes and musical instruments, for the 84 Tongan and Samoan children currently attending our language school. Read more
By: Kathryn Russell

Introducing water recycling for Cardiff kids

The Telstra Kids grant was of enormous benefit. It enabled us to introduce water recycling as part of our Water Awareness Program! Read more
By: Michelle Thompson

A Special THANK YOU

The kids at Family Access Network say thanks for the swimming lessons :) Read more
By: Neil Blake

Robotics team represents Australia

Team 3132's logo is "Innovate, Improve, Inspire the World" Read more
By: Priyanca Menon

Taronga's Zoomobile SAILs to Blacktown

It was a unique exposure to Australian wildlife, and the kids (all of refugee background) enjoyed learning more about the ecosystem in which they live. Read more
By: Dean Huxley

Kids learn about the Environment

Thanks to Telstra Kids we were able to run an awesome school holiday program to promote environmental sustainability. Read more
By: Raquel Mayman

Westall kids get creative!

We used the Telstra Kids grant to build wooden stoves enhancing the outdoor learning environment at Westall Kindergarten. Read more
By: Darren Adey

Player Development Program

Young players at Blackburn Footy Club get ready for the big time Read more
By: St Andrew’s Catholic Primary School

Young Politicians

Young Politicians in the making at St Andrew’s Catholic Primary School Read more
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New jumpers for the Lindenow Juniors

New jumpers for Lindenow Juniors! Read more
By: Geri Overberg

Cluckington Palace

The kids at Anderson's Creek build Cluckingham Palace! Read more
By: Kim Sly

Hobart kids get jumping

The kids at Hobart and Districts Pony Club get a helping hand from Telstra Kids Read more
By: Tracie Withers, Jetstream Editor

Dressed for Success

The Telstra Kids Grant allowed the Gungahlin Jets to buy new footy jumpers for the kids to wear every time they step out onto the field. Read more
By: Kellie Chang

Play, learn and be active

Fun and active play at Watsonia Occasional Child Care! Read more
By: Norma O'Hare

Jamboree on the Air at Winston Hills Girl Guides

Taking the Jamboree online! Read more
By: Scott Hamilton

Telstra Kids sounds the right note for Stan

Telstra Kids helps Kelvin Grove Wind Orchestra to support young players and grow the orchestra. Read more
By: Jennifer Coleman

Our new Camp Trailer!

The Telstra Kids Fund grant fulfilled our long term dream of our own trailer. Now the Guides can be fully involved in camp, including packing and unpacking! Read more
By: Phillippa Talbot

Supporting kids with autism

The Telstra kids grant has positively impacted on children and young adults with autism Read more
By: Steve Caspersz and Paul Hartin

A dedicated classroom for Culture!

New art room for the kids at St Johns Primary Read more
By: John Petersen, Director of Duldig Studio

Clay for Kids: sculpture activity for school students

The Telstra Kids grant has enabled the Duldig Studio to purchase materials for the Clay for Kids program Read more
By: Kirsty Newbury, Centre Manager

IT Comes Alive at Playdays West Pennant Hills

Access to technology which will support everyday learning in our Preschool classrooms - a new PC Compatible projector and screen! Read more
By: Louise Maguire

St Brendan's Kids collaborate through tech

Kids at St Brendan's are motivated to learn through new technology Read more
By: Toni Lepore

A Touch Of Bali at Benwerrin

The Telstra Kids Fund grant was of enormous help to achieve the amazing addition to our outdoor play area. It greatly benefits our current students and the next generations of Benwerrin children :) Read more
By: Zbig Lis

Polish Saturday School

The generous grant from Telstra Kids to our school's Technology Refresh project has delivered a new and modern photocopier (multi function printer). This MFP replaces our old copier which was a dinosaur! The efficiency improvement is really noticeable. We appreciate the helping hand from Telstra Kids! Read more
By: Angela Simone

Lake Park Kindergarten steps into the Digital Age!

The Telstra Kids Grant was a great benefit to us - were were pumped to receive the grant! It made it possible for the kinder to purchase two iPad's together with accessories. Read more
By: Melanie Norton

Kalkaringi goes to Melbourne!

Kids from NT travel to Melbourne for netball comp! Read more
By: Olivia Liron

Acacia creche

We're helping kids get active and healthy at Acacia Fitzroy crèche. Read more
By: Christopher Boylen

Flying high at Collingwood Harriers

Collingwood kids flying high thanks to the Telstra Kids Fund Read more
By: Tim McMahon

Setting record Speedcubing times in Camberwell

The Telstra Kids grant enabled us to purchase more timing equipment so that more kids can speed-solve more puzzles! Read more
By: Melbourne Kids Fun Run

Kids getting active in Melbourne

Little kids being active and learning about giving. Read more
By: Saleigh De La Jara

A clear message in Auslan at Toowong State School

At Toowong State School, we offer mainstream education for deaf and hearing students. Students work alongside each, other accessing the curriculum through two languages: English and Auslan Read more
By: Penny Baldwin, Riding for the Disabled

'Giddy-up' in all seasons with Riding for the Disabled

The spirit of Riding for the Disabled is summed up in our slogan: riding develops abilities. The primary aim of Riding for the Disabled Association is to give people with a disability the chance to enjoy a range... Read more
By: Rona Sakko, Junior Field Naturalists South Australia

Getting back to nature with Junior Field Naturalists SA

Thank you, Telstra, for giving our nature club some of your grant money so we can buy some very handy tools that we can take on field trips. We enjoy doing outside activities and getting our hands dirty Read more
By: Louise Hodge, Bridgetown Primary School

Music to their ears at Bridgetown Primary School

As a retired teacher, I know that music can bring a little magic to kids’ education. As a volunteer running the music program at Bridgetown Primary School, I see first-hand how music benefits children with Read more
By: Telstra Foundation

Connecting kids to their communities

With a million dollars in Telstra Kids grants on offer every year, there are a million reasons to help kids connect. Since 2002, Telstra Kids has contributed more than $8.8 million to some 7,600 projects that connect kids to their local community. That's more than one project a day, every single day, for over a decade. Read more
By: Telstra Foundation

Meeting needs at the grassroots

Telstra Kids grants meet community needs at the 'grassroots'. The $1,200 grants fund activities and projects run by local non-profit organisations and community groups that connect kids across Australia to their local community in some way: through digital making and citizenship, the arts and culture, the environment, education, or sport and recreation. Read more
By: Telstra Foundation

At Its Heart: Telstra People

Telstra employees are at the heart of the Telstra Kids Fund: they direct where the grant dollars are donated. Of the million dollars in Telstra Kids grants available each year, every cent is donated to community projects nominated by eligible Telstra employees. Read more
By: Telstra Foundation

How to Apply

Since 2002 we have contributed more than $9.5 million to some 8,000 projects that connect kids to their community and we’re getting ready to do it all again soon! A new grant round will be opening soon and we’d love to see an application from you! To help you get ready to apply we’ve prepared this simple summary of what information you’ll need to provide. Read more
By: Kelly Rafferty

What is a digital project?

Telstra Kids loves to back projects that help young people thrive in their digital world, across metro, regional, rural and remote communities. Read more
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