Ray Gill is the Foyer Foundation's Communications Manager

Advantaged Thinking in a time of crisis

The philosophy of Advantaged Thinking is fundamental to the development and operation of accredited Youth Foyers in Australia.. It was devised by the UK based Colin Falconer (pictured above) during his 14 years as director of innovation at the UK Foyer Federation. At its core, Advantaged Thinking is the recognition that all young people have…

So, what is an ‘Impact Framework’?

Niro Kandasamy, Senior Research Officer at the Foyer Foundation and teacher in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne explains. The Foyer Foundation Impact Framework aims to capture outcomes for Foyer-connected young people across Australia. It is underpinned by the Foyer Foundation’s efforts to support the development of quality Youth…

Aboriginal Housing Victoria backs more Youth Foyers to tackle homelessness crisis

The Victorian Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Framework released at Parliament House in Melbourne this morning calls for the rebuilding of the Aboriginal homeless service system in the state “from the ground up”. The 100 page document authored by researchers at Aboriginal Housing Victoria (AHV) titled “Mana-na woorn-tyeen marr- takoort” (Every Aboriginal Person Has a Home)…

Nancy Oziya, best dressed

Fashion designer Nancy Oziya (above left) – an alumni of the Broadmeadows Education First Youth Foyer – was at the Arts Centre, Melbourne on December 5 to help celebrate the 10th anniversary of social enterprise The Social Studio. Nancy is pictured with journalist and TV presenter, Jan Fran , who wore one of Nancy’s designs…

Gold Coast Turns Sod At Its First Youth Foyer

The Gold Coast’s new Youth Foyer is on track to begin construction. On Tuesday (December 3), Queensland Housing and Public Works Minister Mick de Brenni (pictured centre, above) turned the sod on the new Youth Foyer at its vacant site in Southport. “We are working with the Gold Coast community to build something that meets…