We teamed up with the Alannah and Madeline Foundation to help keep Tassie kids safe online!
Tasmanians helping Tasmanians.
Supporting each other is an integral part of what it is to be Tasmanian and it's why we are so proud to be a part of the Tasmanian community. Our partnerships with non-profit organisations produce practical and long-term benefits for the community and our partners focus on providing support to directly improve the livelihood of Tasmanians.
The Smith Family
The Smith Family is a national, independent children's charity helping disadvantaged Australians to get the most out of their education, so they can create better futures for themselves.
In 2017, Aurora Energy and The Smith Family commenced their partnership with a shared vision to deliver a better future for disadvantaged young people in Tasmania. As part of The Smith’s Family Learning for Life program, Aurora Energy supports 20 primary and 20 secondary school students from disadvantaged backgrounds across Tasmania, with the aim to inspire students to value education and pursue a career in the state.
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The Alannah and Madeline Foundation
The Alannah and Madeline Foundation is a national charity that works to protect children from violence, as well as create behavioural change in the community to reduce bullying and cyberbullying. The Foundation was established in memory of Alannah and Madeline Mikac, aged six and three, who were killed together with their mother and 32 others at Port Arthur on 28 April, 1996.
In 2018, Aurora Energy partnered with the Alannah and Madeline Foundation to help keep Tasmanian children safe online. The partnership will enable all grade six students in Tasmanian Government schools to access an eSmart Digital Licence. The eSmart Digital Licence is an online cyber safety program that teaches children critical digital skills to be smart, safe and responsible online. The program incorporates eight modules that address problematic issues, including relationships and reputation, location-based apps, technology addiction and digital footprints.
You can learn more about the eSmart Digital Licence here
Tasmanian Men’s Shed
The Tasmanian Men’s Shed Association (TMSA) is the peak body for Men’s Sheds in the state. The sheds provide a facility for community members to gather, learn new skills and work together while openly communicating with one another. Men’s Shed members learn new technical abilities as well as opportunities to develop their social and emotional skills in a safe and productive environment.
Aurora Energy’s ongoing partnership with the TMSA directly assists its internal and external communications capacity, addressing a critical need identified by the TMSA in its strategic plan as they seek to promote the work of each 52 member sheds throughout Tasmania to achieve a cohesive network of sheds.
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Association for Children with Disability (Tasmania)
The Association for Children with Disability (Tasmania) is a state-wide non-profit disability specialist family organisation supporting parents, carers, siblings, family members or professionals who work with children and families.
Aurora Energy supports the Association for Children with Disability (Tasmania) achieve their communication objectives supporting them to produce their newsletter, Parents Empowering Parents (PEP) Talk, prepared for their members. This support consequently enables the Association to further invest in its online resources and other programs.
Learn more about The Association for Children with Disability (Tasmania) here
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