September 2017 grant round
The next grant round in 2017 will be in September.  Grant applications will be assessed by the Board of Advice on Thursday, 28 September 2017. All grant applications are to be submitted to the Executive Officer by no later than Friday, 8 September 2017.
 

Remembrance Day 2017 - Wednesday 6 September 2017

11am - Level 4, Roof Terrace

Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), South Bank

RSVP by 29 August 2017 to Lotus Place on 3347 8500 or lotusevents@micahprojects.org.au

What's new on the website

  1. A presentation by Anne Livingstone 'Forgotten Australians and Access to Care and Support' outlines what assistance is available to eligible older care leavers under the Aged Care Act 1997 e.g, home care packages and healthcare funded by the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
  2. ‚ÄčA research study conducted by the University of New South Wales on life outcomes for children growing up in 'care' in the twentieth century in Australia (November 2016).

No Child Should Grow Up Like This: Identifying Long Term Outcomes of Forgotten Australians, Child Migrants and the Stolen Generations - Summary Report and the full report can be found under Resources, Forgotten Australians.

 Also found under Resources, Forgotten Australians is some very useful information from the Australian Government on aged care and Forgotten Australians.  Also included is a DVD presentation