Beacon budget submission to create a brighter future for young Tasmanians

Beacon Foundation is committed to helping create a brighter future for young Tasmanians by creating meaningful pathways to work for young people in our State. CEO, Scott Harris, has today released Beacon’s budget submission which outlines two key programs to make sure young Tasmanians have the opportunity to explore career pathways, engage with businesses and […]

Beacon thanks volunteers for helping give young Tasmanians a brighter future in 2023

Beacon CEO, Scott Harris, has recognised the army of volunteers that have helped make 2023 one of the most successful in Beacon’s more than 35 year history. “This year, Beacon has facilitated over 3,500 student interactions providing the opportunity for these young Tasmanians to engage with over 230 local businesses,” Mr Harris said. “We know […]

Serving up the next industry leaders

Tasmania’s future tourism and hospitality leaders are rolling up their sleeves today at the Country Club Tasmania and Wrest Point Hotel as part of a Beacon Growth Industry Preparation Program (GrIPP).

Beacon celebrates 35 years!

Beacon staff 35th anniversary

To celebrate Beacon’s 35th anniversary, the Governor of Tasmania and Beacon Patron, Her Excellency the Honourable Barbara Baker AC hosted a Reception at Government House Tasmania.

Giving kids a chance to gain career experience

The results of a Beacon Foundation pilot program to increase the “career confidence” of young Tasmanians were presented to a recent international conference. CEO Scott Harris says the paper – one of 30 presented – was well received and he feels very positive about the program’s future and its potential to help young people both […]

Pilot program increasing confidence of young Tasmanian jobseekers  

The positive results of a Beacon Foundation pilot program to increase “career confidence” of young Tasmanians were presented to a recent international conference.  Beacon Foundation chief operating officer Kath McCann said the Tasmanian paper delivered at the conference – OECD Disrupted Futures hosted in Paris but delivered online via Zoom – was one of 30 […]

Kingston High School Students Opportunity of a Lifetime

Students from Kingston High School participated in a Beacon High Impact Program this week which was delivered in partnership with the Sohn Hearts & Minds. The program provided students with the opportunity to hear from mentors from the business and finance world who participated in a panel discussion, networking lunch and other career readiness activities. […]